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Morsbachtal

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  • Peter_H_65 🐻

    "... The Morsbach is a 15 kilometer long brook in the west of Remscheid. On its way it passes among other things the federal motorway 1, forms the city limit to Wuppertal in the lower reaches and flows into the Wupper at Müngsten. Its numerous hammer mills located on it and Schleifkotten are of great importance for the regional industrial history.
    Of the 42 brooks that flow into the Wupper in the interior of the large Wupperviereck, the Morsbach is the longest and richest in water. For centuries he drove numerous hammers and grinding bowls. In his best times, he set 40 grinding heads and 42 hammers in motion over a length of nine kilometers (from Clarenbach to Müngsten). With its tributaries, it was the first of the hydropower plants in the Bergisches Land with 176 engines - including 67 grinding heads and 90 hammers. The intensive use was made possible by the steep gradient of 1: 100. Only in this way could the individual plants - lined up closely one behind the other - use the hydropower. ... "
    de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morsbach_(Wupper)

    remscheid.de/leben/umwelt-und-natur/natur-und-landschaft/146380100000080657.php

    bergisch-mal-drei.de/natur-aktiv/wandern/erlebnisweg-morsbach

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    • November 12, 2020

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  • Easy
    01:03
    2.26 mi
    2.1 mph
    325 ft
    325 ft
  • Easy
    01:09
    2.44 mi
    2.1 mph
    350 ft
    350 ft
  • Intermediate
    04:05
    8.61 mi
    2.1 mph
    1,225 ft
    1,225 ft
  • Intermediate
    04:16
    9.33 mi
    2.2 mph
    1,125 ft
    1,125 ft
  • Intermediate
    02:11
    4.50 mi
    2.1 mph
    750 ft
    750 ft
  • Difficult
    08:19
    18.1 mi
    2.2 mph
    2,100 ft
    2,075 ft
  • Difficult
    08:50
    19.0 mi
    2.2 mph
    2,475 ft
    2,475 ft
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Location: Bergisches Land, Cologne District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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