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Ascent of Wasserkuppe on 2020-07-23

Climber: Tom Milliard

Date:Thursday, July 23, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Wasserkuppe
    Location:Germany
    Elevation:3117 ft / 950 m

Ascent Trip Report

This is an extremely popular location, and the summit area has a glider airport, museum, cafes etc etc, as well as 5 paid carparks. There is one free carpark about 1.5km downhill from the summit (others cost 2 euros/hour). You can make a nice loop in the area, and on much quieter paths if you head west from the summit. I made a good 10km loop back to the carpark, with some defend descents and climbs on the way. Nice views in the high point of Hessen!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:305 ft / 92 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:305 ft / 92 m
    Distance:6.3 mi / 10.2 km
    Start Trailhead:2812 ft / 857 m
Descent Statistics



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