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Wackerstein

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  • Martin

    The Wackerstein is not one of the most famous, but it is one of the most spectacular viewpoints of the Pfullinger Alb. A rock needle with a summit cross is in front of the small rock balcony. Here you will find a great view over Reutlingen all the way to Tübingen. Even the Stuttgart television tower seems close enough to touch, despite the distance.

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    • July 2, 2019

  • Thorsten

    When looking from the Wackerstein in the north you siht you two striking mountain cones. The mountain cone on the left in the picture is the Georgenberg. This is a vent of the so-called Swabian volcano. The mountain cone on the right is the Achalm. This is a so-called witness mountain. He was formerly part of the albums panel. Reutlingen extends between the two mountains. In the middle right you can see the Schoenberg. The two-step rise in the Albtrauf can clearly be seen here, which is further amplified to the west in the area of ​​the Reutlingen Alb. The icing surface halfway up the Albtrauf is formed by the White Jurassic Beta. The highlands cover the White Jurassic Delta.

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    • February 11, 2017

  • Heinz

    The Wackerstein is one of the most striking rocks on the Albtrauf above Pfullingen in the Swabian Alb biosphere area. There is a summit cross on it, which is rare in the Swabian Alb. A wonderful view opens up over the Alb foreland, the orchard belt and the varied landscape of the Albtrauf.

    The Wackerstein is a geotope, what makes it special is that its summit is "detached" from the Albtrauf, which means it is free-standing and no longer connected to the edge of the Albtrauf behind it.

    From the Ruoffseck parking lot (L 382 Pfullingen towards Sonnenbühl, directly after reaching the plateau of the Swabian Alb), the Wackerstein can be reached in a short tour of around 2km.

    The Wackerstein is one of only two rocks in the Reutlinger Alb that are suitable for climbing. The Felsinfo of the German Alpine Club shows 45 routes with a degree of difficulty from three to eight on the Alpine scale. In spring, when the birds are brooding, the rock can be closed for climbing.

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    • March 9, 2016

  • Alex

    Beautiful rock, just with the summit cross. From the top of course great views.
    Can be, for example, nicely installed in a round to the Schönberg tower.

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    • January 1, 2018

  • F71

    A worthwhile goal of an Albtraufwanderung with excellent views of the lowlands.

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    • September 24, 2019

  • B.

    Very nice place with a great view from the car park tub only 2.2 km away

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    • May 22, 2020

  • Thorsten

    Nice barbecue area invites you to take a break ...

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    • February 11, 2017

  • Miri

    Great view towards Reutlingen. In good weather determines a beautiful vision. Nearby there is a small hut with barbecue and a few benches to rest.

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    • October 4, 2019

  • Maike P.

    Simply a magnificent view.
    Sometimes you can also see climbers here.

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    • May 15, 2020

  • Lutz Heilmann

    Great barbecue area with several benches and tables almost exactly on Wackerstein is not to miss

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    • November 4, 2018

  • Andreas Will

    Wonderful view over Reutlingen to Stuttgart.

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    • May 31, 2019

  • Philipp

    Highly recommended place to enjoy the sunset!

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    • July 7, 2019

  • Freiburger

    Magnificent view to the Wurmling chapel!

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    • July 20, 2020

  • Lionheart

    Beautiful view, great landscape

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    • August 15, 2020

  • Stefan V.

    Great destination with a great view

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    • September 25, 2020

  • Alex

    An impressive view with great rocks!

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    • October 8, 2020

  • Elkemischke

    Nice view from there and nice hiking area, stop Maultäschle 👍👍

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    • March 24, 2016

  • Manfred R.K.

    The way is really worth it, dream-like view.

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    • June 19, 2020

  • Claudia Gmelin

    The landscape and the views are great.

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    • August 13, 2020

  • 🦣 Mammut Frank 🏒🥅👨🏼‍🚒🚒

    Magnificent view 👍🏻 should not be missed!

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    • September 15, 2020

  • Rainer Knoll

    Again and again on the Albtrauf with great viewpoints

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    • November 18, 2020

  • Wolfgang S.

    Enjoy the view and make an entry in the summit book (in the black box on the floor next to the bench)

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    • December 30, 2020

  • Martin Schreiner

    Top view with summit cross and summit book. Nice climb on a narrow path

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    • June 16, 2021

  • Claudia Gmelin

    The view is beautiful. Great visibility when the weather is nice.

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    • September 13, 2020


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Location: Pfullingen, Reutlingen, Tübingen District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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