Mountain Biking Highlight

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Recommended by 610 out of 632 mountain bikers


  • Michael

    The actually artistically valuable horizon observatory had to be closed and fenced in shortly after its opening due to damage. A legal battle has been going on for more than half a decade. According to the report, the renovation costs are so high that demolition cannot be ruled out. The only thing left for visitors to do is to visit from a distance.

    A visit to the Hoheward dump itself, however, is a clear recommendation for hikers and cyclists, because the view with good visibility definitely compensates for the effort of the ascent.

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    • June 8, 2017

  • Faxenmacher

    Our solar system is being rebuilt :-)

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    • April 11, 2015

  • ҉ B҉M҉C҉R҉A҉C҉I҉N҉G҉

    An interesting object that makes you curious from afar.

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    • April 3, 2017

  • Schollimann

    Imposing structure. The inner surface of the Horizontobservatoriums is unfortunately blocked because of construction defects to enter. The way here is still worthwhile. Great view.

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    • June 24, 2017

  • SeTro

    Not a prehistoric stone circle, but an impressive calendar construction of the 21st century: A breathtaking highlight on the northern summit plateau is the horizon observatory.

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    • April 24, 2018

  • Andi W

    All around great view. In the region that is unbeatable.

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    • June 6, 2018

  • David RE

    Very nice view and many seats to stay

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    • August 27, 2018

  • Ralph K.

    From here, the view is simply breathtaking.

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    • October 22, 2018

  • Thaddäus

    The locked system disturbs the overall impression considerably.

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    • October 27, 2019

  • JensH

    Even if the inner surface is closed due to construction deficiencies, it is an imposing structure that can be seen from afar. With a lot of wind there is a nice whistling concert up there ... :-)

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    • August 11, 2019

  • ⓉⓄⓇⓈⓉⒺⓃ #k_t_m_37

    Just worth seeing ... it was previously known from the A2 motorway, the stockpile itself is simply awesome, countless paths lead across it crosswise. Here you can drive up even with a low-level entry. The view definitely rewards you for the climb ... I will definitely go there again ❗️

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    • June 17, 2020

  • PeterStar

    Set up at the end of 2008 and half a year later partially overrun due to cracks in the bogeon construction

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    • July 11, 2019

  • det801

    The heap with its installations can already be seen from afar.

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    • May 13, 2017

  • Morksen

    The thing is just spectacular. What else do you want to say? Unfortunately, however, cordoned off.

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    • July 11, 2020

  • Michael Karst

    Nature and art and a great overview of the area

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    • August 24, 2020

  • Reinhard

    The view is great.

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    • December 8, 2020

  • Matthias

    The beautiful view of the Ruhr area makes up for the strenuous ascent.

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    • March 21, 2021

  • chilifish

    Always worth a 'visual' detour, even if it is hardly understandable that nothing seems to be changing in the currently poor state of construction.

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    • May 7, 2021

  • Pilger auf zwei Rädern

    Heap symbol visible from afar. Unfortunately, it has been fenced in for a long time due to construction defects and legal disputes. But that doesn't significantly harm the imposing sight and the idea behind it.
    It is to be hoped that a solution will be found here.
    The summit plateau itself is well laid out and offers a spectacular view.
    Paths and facilities are in top condition.

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    • August 18, 2021

  • Dani P

    A nice, cozy XC round with a couple of nice descents

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    • October 4, 2021

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


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