Kottenheimer Winfeld

Kottenheimer Winfeld

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Recommended by 301 out of 307 hikers


  • Peter_H_65 🐻

    << Kottenheimer Winfeld >>
    The Bellerberg volcano complex erupted 200,000 years ago. Today Kottenheimer Büden and Ettringer Bellerberg surround the actual crater area in a crescent shape. In the course of the eruption, three lava flows flowed from the crater area. The stream north of the crater filled an old valley and reached a thickness of about 40 meters. It forms the quarry area of the Winfeld.
    The intensive stone mining since pre-Christian times - but especially during the past 150 years - exposed high walls of basaltic rock. This created an idyllic mine landscape. Numerous cranes, crane bases and retaining walls that stand on the imposing lava walls testify to the former activity.

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    • April 16, 2020

  • joetobn

    Impressive basalt quarries from a bygone era.
    Today a paradise for climbers ...

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    • April 22, 2018

  • Jo

    Interesting basalt formations - in places very smooth and without cracks.
    As you can see from the screwed-in rings, it is a climber's paradise,

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    • May 8, 2019

  • Leo Pold

    Former quarry, which is now considered a climbing paradise. Or as a great backdrop for a walk.

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    • January 12, 2020

  • manulie

    Impressive basalt walls that invite you to climb or just to be amazed.

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    • June 30, 2020

  • Schucky

    Here you can always watch a lot of people climbing

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    • March 23, 2020

  • Mad Hatter

    A great and entertaining round trip. We left the route every now and then because there was so much to see. Especially the view from the Bellerberg and Büden were terrific.

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    • April 11, 2020

  • Eifelkind

    Very beautiful landscape with many attractions.

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    • June 24, 2018

  • luktob07

    Imposing basalt walls that also offer climbers a good area. Anyone who thinks they can run through here quickly is on the wrong track. There's a lot to discover here

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    • October 22, 2020

  • Tommys Auszeit 🌲🌳🥾🚲 🏕🎒

    Beautiful rock formation here I have seen many climbers

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    • April 6, 2021

  • Olli

    Very imposing rock formation and there is a lot to discover! Interesting for young and old

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    • April 11, 2021

  • Moozyla

    Every now and then, cycling shoulders is hip, but very interesting

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    • April 25, 2021

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Location: Kottenheim, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany


  • Elevation350 m

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