Schacht Georgi, ehem. KZ

Mountain Biking Highlight

Created by komoot users
Recommended by 6 out of 6 mountain bikers



    Who wants to know more about history:
    In 1942, when the Allied troops bombarded German cities, the search for safe locations for armaments production and the storage of valuable cultural goods began. The mines of the Georgischacht offered themselves for this. The oldest science academy in Germany, the Halle Leopoldina, began storing its library holdings in the summer of 1943. In connection with the underground establishment of workshops of the army ammunition facility, even mining excavations were necessary. Around 2,400 prisoners from the Wansleben subcamp of the Buchenwald concentration camp set up in Wansleben manufactured various spare parts for the Air Force and ammunition accessories here.

    translated byView Original
    • May 5, 2020

In the know? Log-in to add a tip for other adventurers!

Best Mountain Biking Routes to Schacht Georgi, ehem. KZ

Our Tour recommendations are based on thousands of activities completed by other people on komoot.

  • Intermediate
    43.4 mi
    9.2 mph
    1,475 ft
    1,475 ft
  • Intermediate
    22.0 mi
    9.5 mph
    775 ft
    775 ft
  • Intermediate
    29.8 mi
    9.1 mph
    825 ft
    825 ft
Location: Seegebiet Mansfelder Land, Mansfeld-Südharz, Harz Mountains, Germany


  • Elevation110 m

Weather Forecast - Seegebiet Mansfelder Land