High quality tour, certified by the "german hiking institute" for hiking, Tour with numerous viewpoints, favorite tour of the Ibach hiking guests.
Distance 11.7 km
The circular hiking trail around Ibach runs along for about twelve kilometers on an altitude between 900 and 1100 m above sea level. East of Ibach it crosses the pasture hills of Hochrütte, Halden and Gaisberg. At its lowest point in the South of the valley it crosses the Ibacher Klusenmoos. West of the Winkelbach, the trail leads uphill on a short steep leg through the shady forests of the nature reserve “Kirchspielwald-Ibacher Moos” which covers an area of 568 hectare. In the northwest corner of the valley it crosses the nature reserve “Kohlehütte-Lampenschweine”.
Sky chairs, wonderful views, numerous rest areas,
Updated: May 20, 2020
Premium route awarded the "Deutsches Wandersiegel"
Hochkopf, 1,100 m
Ibacher Klusenoos, 912 m
Best time of year
Not suitable for prams.
Tips and hints
Maps for hiking and cycling are available in the Tourist Information Centre Dachsberg.
More information about Upper Hotzenwald and its nature and geology you will find in the book "Wälder, Wiesen, Moore", also available in the tourist information centre.
Cross the road at the hiking car park and start the tour at the Panoramaweg which runs on the same leg as the Weidelehrpfad and the Schluchtensteig Schwarzwald. At the signpost “Hohrütte”, the trail parts from the two other trails, leading straight on directly to the Engländerhütte. From here, you descend to Vorderibach and hike along a short leg on the district road along the Brandweiher. On the next road you turn right and after passing some houses, turn again right and you are back on the trail which now leads through pastures.
You soon reach the nature reserve „Kirchspielwald-Ibacher Moos“ and the trail now crosses the Klusenmoos (please stay on the trail and thus protect the moor vegetation!). Turning right, you reach the Dukatenwaldweg which runs between the Hochtal and the Fohrenmoos. Passing the western Unteribach, you arrive at the Schwandwaldweg which must be followed until you reach the Kohlhütteplatz. You are now in the heart of the nature reserve “Kohlhütte-Lampenschweine” which is crossed by the national road L150.
Now turn right and follow the road on a short leg in direction of St. Blasien before you continue the tour on the signposted trail between the two roads. Here, the Panoramaweg opens to its most beautiful part, taking a wide berth around Oberibach and offering phantastic views of the alpine upland and the Swiss Alps in the south and the Feldberg area in the north.
The starting point is now approaching and you just follow the signposted trail to Schorrmättle.
all notes on protected areas
Bus 7324 , Stop Rathaus Ibach , turn right on the road to St. Blasien, about 600 m to the Schorrmättleplatz
Please note: Mostly only school buses, less bus trafic in the school holidays , no bus during the weekend .
From Todtmos on the L 150 towards St. Blasien to the street sign to Ibach, K 6525 to Oberibach . Through the village , near the museum an the town hall take direktion St. Blasien and soon you will reach the Schorrmättleplatz
From St. Blasien on the L 150 to Todtmoos, at Ibacher Kluse turn left and immediately right to Ibach . Just on the height to will see the car parking.
From Dachsberg-Wittenschwand from the town hall over Ruchenschwand , Unteribach , Oberibach , near the brush Museum and the town hall to the right towards St. Blasien to the parking area.