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Winter hiking recommended route

Round trip around the Überskopf

Winter hiking · Bad Peterstal-Griesbach
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Small and easy tour around the Überskopf in Bad Peterstal. Enjoy the charming wintry landscape of Bad Peterstal-Griesbach, especially in the winter months. The circular route is cleared and easily accessible in the winter months.
easy
Distance 3.2 km
1:00 h
64 m
76 m
Start and finish is at the Mülbensattel hiking car park, and the tour takes you from Mülbensattel around the Überskopf in Bad Peterstal. The route is really suitable to relax in the nature.
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Maria Winter
Update: February 23, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Überskopf sheep pen, 716 m
Lowest point
Mülbensattel, 653 m
Best time of year
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Tips and hints

www.bad-peterstal-griesbach.de

Start

Mülbensattel hiking car park (693 m)
Coordinates:
DD
48.433016, 8.237140
DMS
48°25'58.9"N 8°14'13.7"E
UTM
32U 443572 5364711
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Destination

Mülbensattel hiking car park

Turn-by-turn directions

The start is at the Mülbensattel hiking car park in Bad Peterstal. Before the hut, turn right into the wide forest path and follow it once around the Überskopf.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

 Public transport friendly

From Offenburg (ICE or IC-stop) or Appenweier you can travel to Bad Peterstal via Ortenau-S-Bahn

Ortenau-S-Bahn (OSB): leave at Bad Peterstal train station

Südwestbus: Bus stop at Bad Peterstal train station

 

Walk to the Mülbensattel takes about an hour.

Getting there

From the upper Rhein plain (A5) take the motorway exit Appenweier and the road B 28 to Bad Peterstal. When in Bad Peterstal the train station is located to your left.

From the motorway A81 take the exit at Horb and drive along the B28 in direction of Freudenstadt and Bad Peterstal-Griesbach. When in Bad Peterstal the train station is located to your right.

Parking

Free parking at the Mülbensattel hiking car park

Coordinates

DD
48.433016, 8.237140
DMS
48°25'58.9"N 8°14'13.7"E
UTM
32U 443572 5364711
w3w 
///trooping.duvets.snores
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Winter hiking map from Bad Peterstal-Griesbach

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Equipment

hiking shoes

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.2 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
64 m
Descent
76 m
Circular route Scenic Family-friendly Way cleared Insider tip Groomed snow

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