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34:21 h

123 mi

14,125 ft

Der Herkulesweg in Hessen und Thüringen. Von Battenberg an der Eder über Kassel nach Heiligenstadt.

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  • Herkulesweg - Thruhike 1/4 - Der Anfang

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

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