Himmelsfelsen

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Recommended by 47 out of 48 hikers

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  • Jürgen Hild

    In ascent to the sky rock (coming from Eybach) is on the right side of the road, the sky rock shaft, a 42 meter deep cave. For the descent into the cave climbing skills and a 50 -70 meters long rope are needed.

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    • March 7, 2017

  • Heinz

    The castle Hoheneybach is a run-down castle on the 602 m above sea level. NN high sky rocks at the district Eybach the city of Geislingen on the rise in the district Göppingen in Baden-Württemberg.

    The castle was built by the ministerial family of Helfenstein and first mentioned in 1265. From 1456 the castle was the headquarters of the von Degenfeld family. The castle was destroyed in the Thirty Years' War, but is believed to have been inhabited in 1711 and was a ruin from 1724 onwards.

    Today, the castle site shows only terrain tracks with remains of walls and behind the sky rock still a thirteen meter deep neck trench.
    Source: Wikipedia de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burg_Hoheneybach

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    • March 19, 2016

  • Alex

    From the impressive, 70m towering heavenly rock offers a great view of Eybach and the valley of the Eyb.
    Some benches invite you to linger and the cross makes a beautiful motif.

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    • January 7, 2017

  • Jürgen

    Great view to Eybach

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    • September 6, 2019

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Location: Geislingen an der Steige, Göppingen, Stuttgart District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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  • Elevation600 m

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