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Mountainbiking · Schwarzwald
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Challenging Mountainbike track on the route of the annual “Bergrennen”
Distance 9.9 km
2:05 h
530 m
158 m
765 m
382 m
On this challenging mountainbike track you follow the traditional route of the mountain race, which takes place every year in October. Rise to the top and let your day end at the Renchtalhütte.

Author’s recommendation

Restaurants:
  • Braunbergstübel (closed on Monday and Tuesday)
  • Renchtalhütte
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Dorothee Braun
Update: February 23, 2021
Highest point
765 m
Lowest point
382 m
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Rest Stop

Berggasthaus Braunbergstüble
Renchtalhütte

Tips and hints

The ones who dont have an e-mountainbike can rent one in the tourist information Bad Peterstal-Griesbach.

Start

Bad peterstal train station (381 m)
Coordinates:
DD
48.428477, 8.202397
DMS
48°25'42.5"N 8°12'08.6"E
UTM
32U 440996 5364232
w3w 
///beyond.scalable.inseparable

Destination

Renchtalhütte in Bad Griesbach

Turn-by-turn directions

From the train station in Bad Peterstal the track leads you up to the Leopoldstraße. At the end you drive up the hill through the forest and the Künsbachtal in the direction of the “Braunbergstüble”.When passing the Braunbergstüble you you need to make a sharp turn right after about 800 meter and head into the direction of the parking area “Tanz”.

After that you reach the steepest part of the track which ends in a sharp curve. You continue in the direction of the “Bästenbach”, past the “Sattelplatz”. Hold left until you reach the small forest path downhill. The path ends at a street near the Hotel “Zum Breitenberg”. At the hotel you need to turn right and a few moments later, left past the “Martinsschopf”. After the “Martinsschopf” you reach the last steep rise on your way to the finish where the “Renchtalhütte” is waiting for you.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Von Offenburg (ICE und IC-Halt) bzw. Appenweier erreichen Sie Bad Peterstal-Griesbach mit der Ortenau-S-Bahn.

Ortenau-S-Bahn (OSB): Haltestelle Bahnhof Bad Peterstal
Südwestbus: Haltestelle Bahnhof Bad Peterstal

Getting there

  • Autobahn A5, Ausfahrt Appenweier, B28 über Oberkirch und Oppenau nach Bad Peterstal-Griesbach, Ortskern Bad Peterstal, der Bahnhof befindet sich auf der linken Seite
  • Autobahn A81, Ausfahrt Horb, B28 über Freudenstadt nach Bad Peterstal-Griesbach, Ortskern Bad Peterstal, der Bahnhof befindet sich auf der rechten Seite

Parking

Kostenlose Parkmöglichkeiten beim Bahnhof in Bad Peterstal

Coordinates

DD
48.428477, 8.202397
DMS
48°25'42.5"N 8°12'08.6"E
UTM
32U 440996 5364232
w3w 
///beyond.scalable.inseparable
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Mountainbike or E-Mountainbike

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Distance
9.9 km
Duration
2:05 h
Ascent
530 m
Descent
158 m
Highest point
765 m
Lowest point
382 m
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