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Herkulesweg

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Herkulesweg

Collection by Lars

4

Tours

34:21 h

123 mi

14,125 ft

Der Herkulesweg in Hessen und Thüringen. Von Battenberg an der Eder über Kassel nach Heiligenstadt.
(14.05.-17.05.22)

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Tours & Highlights

  • Herkulesweg - Thruhike 1/4 - Der Anfang

    07:25
    27.9 mi
    3.8 mph
    2,875 ft
    3,275 ft

    My little adventure was supposed to start on Saturday. In order to make good use of my last few vacation days from last year, I wanted to do a long-distance hiking trail in a few days. Via wanderbares-deutschland.de (site highly recommended) and some filters, I then decided on the Hercules Trail, which

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  • 08:00
    28.7 mi
    3.6 mph
    3,750 ft
    2,925 ft

    On Sunday I started from Lake Edern, where I spent a relaxing night in my tent on a peninsula. Hardly anyone was awake and there was a great veil of fog on the lake. After I had packed everything I went back to the gas station to get a coffee and 2 warm rolls. Then I enjoyed the view of the lake for

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  • 09:33
    34.5 mi
    3.6 mph
    3,075 ft
    3,525 ft

    Monday. After a very good night in the forest, I packed my tent early and took everything back with me. First rule in nature: leave no traces!

    Then it continued on the Hercules Way, I had already completed about half of it. I would need the time, because today I definitely had to stay in a hotel or guesthouse

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  • 09:24
    31.8 mi
    3.4 mph
    4,450 ft
    4,750 ft

    Tuesday. After a shower and a great night in a guesthouse, I was able to enjoy a good breakfast in the morning. About 5.5 liters of water were packed and I was able to get 2 more bananas in the supermarket. The pizza the night before was also pure luxury, you learn to appreciate the simple things more

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    4
  • Distance
    123 mi
  • Duration
    34:21 h
  • Elevation
    14,125 ft

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