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Rappenfelsen Climb (Rappenfelsensteig)

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m 1100 1000 900 800 700 600 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Kapelle Damwildgehege Kapelle Wanderparkplatz Brenden, … Schwarzabruck Rappenfelsen
Experience the deepest depths of the Black Forest with the habitat of chamois goats in the Schwarza Valley.
difficult
12.4 km
4:30 h
407 m
407 m
This is the ideal black forest: a dark, natural, but always ground-green forest with narrow paths, steep slopes, deep gorges and cascading streams, in between a clear, river in the valley, occasional look-outs and above the gorges green, swinging meadows with expansive views of distant forest mountains. All this has this way to offer, with a strong accent on a forest that seems to have grown for centuries as it wanted, with trees of all ages in dramatic poses. And as a heavyweight addition, a voluminous rocky backdrop of blocks and terraces, bizarre rock shapes of all sizes to even more dramatic walls and rocky seas - as from a Weber or Wagner opera. Anyone who has come to know the Black Forest so far only as a spruce forest, here gets an idea of ​​what makes up its reputation.

 

- " Wanderpapst "Dr. Rainer Brämer, Dt. Wanderinstitut -

 

"Open your eyes" on the high black forest premium hiking trails. Because on every way there is a stamp point in the form of a cuckoo clock. These offer the opportunity to document the hikes by stamp in the "Hochschwarzwälder Wanderpass". For more information, see https:

 https://www.hochschwarzwald.de/Wandern/wanderpass

Author’s recommendation

With some luck you can see chamois in the early morning and late evening. Dawn and dusk are the best times to see the animals!
Premium route awarded the "Deutsches Wandersiegel"
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Highest point
956 m
Lowest point
624 m
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Safety information

Sure-footedness and a head for heights are essential.

 

Due to the protection of species, all hikers are asked to stay on the trails.

Tips and hints

The Black Forest pleasure walks were developed for hikers who want to connect the landscape experience and pleasure delights.

You can find more pleasure walks in the Black Forest at www.hochschwarzwald.de

Start

Staufen town centre (79865 Grafenhausen-Staufen) (934 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.756396, 8.211166
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47°45'23.0"N 8°12'40.2"E
UTM
32T 440880 5289526
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Turn-by-turn directions

From the Herz-Jesu-Kapelle (Sacred Heart Chapel) in the centre of Staufen the tour initially proceeds across a meadow and along the edge of a forest until we come onto the trail up to Schwarza River Valley. After a few metres we bypass the Gießebuck area and cross the little connecting road that leads to the hydroelectric power station Wasserkraftwerk Schwarzabruck. The first steep scree fields appear at Kuchelfelsen, where the chamois settled here like to romp about. The rest area near Muckenloch is ideal for a snack break before we start the ascent (approx. 50 metres away there is a little mountain hut). The trail known as “Muckenlochpfad” in the protective forest area is a small, natural beaten path and leads up uphill. Shortly before the Rappenfelsen, the trail gets increasingly narrower and leads to steep slopes beneath rock faces. We follow the adventurous trail, leave the protective forest area, come to a site with wood shavings and reach our highest point, the Wartbuck. We hike across the upper Wartweg trail to the parking area for hiking (with a barbecue site), and there we cross the road between Brenden and Staufen. We follow the trail through a small grove on the trail known as “Bulgenbacher Weg”, pass the “Bündt” fallow deer enclosure and hike over the Bündtweg trail back to the starting point.

Surefootedness and a head for heights are required! For reasons of species protection we ask you to stay on the trail.

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Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Take the train from Singen or Basel to Waldshut and from there take the 7342 bus to Schönenbach.

Getting there

From Freiburg: B31 direction Donaueschingen, exit B317/B500 direction Waldshut, in Seebrugg left onto K4989 direction Schönenbach/Staufen. From Donaueschingen: B31 direction Freiburg, through Hüfingen and left after Bonndorf, left after Grafenhausen, right onto K6500.

Parking

Staufen Ortsmitte

Weitere Einstiegsmöglichkeiten: Wanderparkplatz Brenden, Dorfhalle Brenden, Wanderparkplatz Schwarzabruck

Coordinates

DD
47.756396, 8.211166
DMS
47°45'23.0"N 8°12'40.2"E
UTM
32T 440880 5289526
w3w 
///dualist.denture.lentils
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

We recommend sturdy shoes!

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Ellen Heidler
April 09, 2021 · Community
Ausgangspunkt ist der Wanderparkplatz gegenüber dem Kirchlein in Staufen. Nach wenigen Metern über Wiesen eröffnet sich die Aussicht auf die schneebedeckten Alpen. Es geht dann bergab und der Weg ist erstmal eher langweilig. Jedoch wird er zunehmends schnuckliger - immernoch recht breit, aber abwechslungsreich mit Fels, Moos, Gras, Wasserfällchen, Felsenmeere, ... Der Talweg entlang der Schwarza ist anfangs dunkel und wirkt sogar etwas bedrohlich. Er ist noch nicht "geräumt" und es sieht ab und an aus wie Kraut und Rüben. Bäume liegen quer, Felsstürze und Erdrutsche - ein kleines Naturchaos. Um die Kurve gelangt wieder die Sonne ins Tal. Gleich viel besser. Das erste Pausenbänkle kommt dann direkt vor dem Aufstieg zum Rappenfelsen. Der Steig selbst ist sehr schön und abwechslungsreich und mein Wunsch von vorhin -ein Felsenmeer zu queren- wird erfüllt. Nach einer weiteren Bank und dem finalen Aussichtspunkt mit Liege ist der Spaß auch schon wieder vorbei und es geht über Wiesen vorbei an einem Damwildgehege und einem Grillplatz zurück zum Ausgangspunkt. Die Natur hat überall schwer gelitten. Viele Kahlschläge und vertrocknete Bäume... Sehr traurig anzusehen. Trotzdem möchte dese Runde wiederholt werden, wenn die Natur in vollem Saft steht - wenn Gräser, Farne, Laubbäume und Büsche grün sind und sich in ihrer ganzen Pracht zeigen.
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When did you do this route? March 30, 2021
Christoph Meier
September 28, 2020 · Community
Schöner Weg. Nicht zu anstrengend. Mit "schwer" etwas zu hoch eingestuft.
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September 18, 2020 · Community
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Distance
12.4 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
407 m
Descent
407 m
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