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  • Alex

    At the Lennequelle you can refresh yourself in the summer. The two presented cuboids cleverly hide the drainage pipe from which the spring water comes.

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    • January 5, 2017

  • Andreas away

    Lennequelle on the Bald Asten in the North Rhine-Westphalian Hochsauerlandkreis lying source of 129 km long Lenne, which flows into the Ruhr in the outer north of the city located in the Ruhr area Hagen. With its altitude at 825 m above sea level. NN it is the highest source of northwestern Germany (Source: Wikipedia)

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    • December 10, 2016

  • Peter_H_65 🐻

    Only ten meters below the Asten summit, the water gushes out of the mountain. From there, the Lenne flows through the Schmallenberger Sauerland and the Olpe district.

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    • May 9, 2018

  • ebiketourinfo / Holger

    The Lenne is a 129.1 km long, orographically left, or southeast tributary of the Ruhr. With an average discharge of approx. 30 m³ / s, the Lenne is the richest in water and thus the most important tributary of the Ruhr. The Lenne rises at the Kahler Asten, about 300 m west of the 841.9 m high summit and the observation tower standing on it at an altitude of 823 m above sea level. NN. The educational trail Kahler Asten, which leads through the Hochheide, can easily be reached to the Lennequelle, as well as through the Lenntal, if you come from Westfeld and uphill through the beautiful Lennetal.

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    • January 22, 2017

  • Andreas

    Here the Lenne takes its course.

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    • September 29, 2017

  • Andreas Seifert

    The Lennequelle lies in the northern part of the Rothaargebirge in the Westphalian Sauerland. It rises close to the summit of the 841.9 m high Kahler Asten and about 315 m west of the summit-looking lookout tower Astenturm at 825 m altitude. In the nature park Sauerland-Rothaargebirge it is located approximately 3.6 km (each as the crow flies) southwest of downtown Winterberg, in the district it is located, 1.6 km southeast of Altastenberg and 1.1 km north-northeast of Lenneplätze, both of which belong to Winterberg , The Lenne springs there initially steeply downhill towards Westfeld, a district of Schmallenberg.

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    • May 30, 2019

  • Jake the hiker

    Nice place for a little break

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    • December 16, 2019

  • Thomas

    Here springs the "Lenne"

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    • May 8, 2015

  • Alex

    Quiet place to stay and relax. For holiday season but very busy

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    • January 5, 2017

  • Bergfeuerjack

    Endpoint of the Sauersteig Lenne route. From the mouth to the source

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    • July 5, 2019

  • Peter 😎

    Gladly sighted not far from the parking lot

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    • December 26, 2019

  • Frank W. mit Dackel

    It is interesting that enough water comes together so high up on the mountain and creates a river.

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    • July 18, 2020

  • MrIdea

    Here springs the Lenne, which is 129km long and later becomes a fairly large river.

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    • April 20, 2019

  • manulie

    Small spring on the summit of the Kahler Asten.
    Nicely framed and invites you to linger.

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    • June 23, 2019

  • cabi

    further information at:

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    • June 10, 2018

  • Christian

    This is where the Lenne begins your journey towards Hagen, where it flows into the Ruhr just before Lake Hengsteysee. The length of the journey is about 137 km. At the moment the Lenne spring is quite dry due to the warm summer.

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    • October 15, 2018

  • Manuela

    Hiked completely along the Lenne. From the mouth to the source here. The Rhine-Weser watershed runs up here.

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    • June 16, 2020

  • Waldwanderer Von Trekking-mit-familie.de

    Out of peak hours a very relaxing place

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    • May 7, 2019

  • Jens

    Lenne = Sauerland :-)
    The source of the Lenne rises in the Rothaar Mountains on the Kahler Asten. The length of the Lenne is 129 km from the source to the mouth and ends in the Ruhr near Hagen / Westf.
    Due to the height of the source at 825 m above sea level. NHN is the highest source in northwestern Germany.

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    • June 10, 2020

  • Alois

    Everyone knows the Lenne from the region, but the source?

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    • June 14, 2020

  • Hexe-marian

    A few drops of water that tormented their way through the placed stones ... next to them benches where people sit like chickens on the perch ...
    It goes better!
    The tourism officer should think about that ... 🧙

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    • August 17, 2020

  • Ahmet

    For me a small highlight

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    • July 12, 2019

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Location: Altastenberg, Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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