Halde Hoheward

Bike Touring Highlight

Recommended by 337 out of 348 cyclists

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  • Jowes

    Can be very windy. But the view in good weather is outstanding. Ascension is demanding.

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    • 03/26/2017

  • Jowes

    Great view of the Ruhr area and the Münsterland

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    • 03/26/2017

  • ROBERT, mit dem Rad & Hund durchs Land.

    Great view of the Ruhr area

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    • 02/24/2015

  • deti801

    Once you have climbed the heap, you will be rewarded with a fantastic view over the Ruhr area.

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    • 04/02/2017

  • Maik

    Very beautiful view

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    • 06/12/2017

  • ROBERT, mit dem Rad & Hund durchs Land.

    Set the alarm and just do it, you'll NEVER forget it.

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    • 06/08/2018

  • ROBERT, mit dem Rad & Hund durchs Land.

    The dump Hoheward is a mining dump in the Ruhr area. It originated from the foundations of the Recklinghausen II colliery, the Ewald colliery and the General Blumenthal / Haard colliery. Located between the cities of Herten and Recklinghausen, together with the Hoppenbruch heap, it forms the largest stockpile landscape in the Ruhrgebiet. The highest point of the heap is with a height of 152.5 m above sea level. NN reached. The Hoheward and Hoppenbruch heaps are part of the Route of Industrial Heritage and the Hoheward Landscape Park. The owner of both heaps is the Regionalverband Ruhr, which has taken over the land from Deutsche Steinkohle AG. As project promoter, he is responsible for the expansion of the Hoheward dump. In good weather, the Rheinturm in Düsseldorf, which is about 50 km away, can be seen.

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    • 07/10/2015

  • Jowes

    Great view over the Ruhr area. The view also goes deep into the Münsterland.

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    • 03/26/2017

  • Horst

    In good visibility, a wonderful view over the heart of the coal mine.

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    • 03/30/2018

  • DiDo Schropa

    Especially the "balcony promenade" did it to me. Without having to go to the bottom of the heap, views in all directions. Especially recommended in the absence of vegetation.

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    • 10/30/2017

  • Eberhard

    Ewald and Halde colliery

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    • 04/09/2018

  • ticon

    After the great driveway, you will be rewarded with a great view.

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    • 05/27/2018

  • Oliver

    In clear weather view over the entire Ruhr area

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    • 06/23/2018

  • Zero-One

    Sundial on the heap.

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    • 07/04/2018

  • Christian

    Great view from the top and a great heap in the Ruhr area. Suitable for walkers, hikers, cyclists and mountain bikers (with trail on the heap)

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    • 07/11/2018

  • Jojo

    Especially this heap offers a spectacular panorama over the Ruhr area.
    If you are not afraid of this alpine challenge, you should not miss the Hoheward heap.

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    • 05/17/2019

  • Atze

    A magnificent view over the Ruhrpott, but also towards Münsterland

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    • 07/16/2019

  • Oliver

    Great view over the whole pot (weather dependent)

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    • 06/23/2018

  • Henner

    Very good overview of the entire Ruhr area. One of the largest heaps with extra bike trails. The observatory (sundial) is also an imposing structure.

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    • 08/27/2018

  • Ben

    Great view over the Ruhr area

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    • 04/24/2019

  • Rudi

    Great view over the Ruhr area.

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    • 07/01/2018

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Top Touring Cycling Routes Featuring the Highlight ‘Halde Hoheward’

Location: Herten, Recklinghausen, Ruhr Region, Münster District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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