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Oelsbergsteig

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  • Kai

    Plenty of hedges, but not absolutely necessary. High conductor posts can be bypassed.

    Suitable for normal walkers and children. Solid shoes are recommended. From Oberwesel after the trail there is a viewing and picnic area.

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    • July 12, 2017

  • Claudia 🚶🏼‍♀️🚴‍♀️

    The climb is also for inexperienced, very good. Sturdy footwear is required here.

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    • June 10, 2018

  • Hunsbuckel

    Oelsbergsteig closed due to the risk of rock falls!

    SWR announcement from May 23rd, 2020:
    The "Oelsbergsteig" via ferrata in Urbar in the Rhein-Hunsrück district has been closed due to the risk of rock falls. According to a geologist from the State Office for Geology and Mining, slate boulders weighing several hundred kilograms could come loose there. The via ferrata on the Middle Rhine has been under regular observation for years, said the mayor of Urbar, Heinz Link. Last winter there were shifts of about 15 centimeters. Initially, only part of the path was closed, signs indicated the danger of falling rocks, and there were barriers. These were repeatedly destroyed by strangers, which is why the Oelsbergsteig between Urbar and Oberwesel is no longer accessible for the time being.

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    • May 24, 2020

  • Willigipfel

    The Oelsbergsteig is an easy alpine hiking trail that belongs to the Rhein-Burgen-Weg. There are several variations in this section between Oberwesel and St Goar to hike along the Rhein-Burgen-Weg. For the Oelsbergsteig, surefootedness and height suitability is a prerequisite for enjoying the route.

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    • January 26, 2020

  • Bernado

    My giant schnauzer Baghira Brix was there

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    • May 8, 2016

  • Silvia

    The trail is well secured, including iron treads over steeper terrain. You should have a certain condition. If you want to avoid the 2 ladders, you can easily do that.

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    • June 25, 2018

  • Hunsbuckel

    Nice tour on the slopes of the Middle Rhine Valley between vineyards and fruit trees. The via ferrata is also for inexperienced hikers with sturdy shoes to master. There is a low to medium risk of dizziness.

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    • April 6, 2019

  • Ralf

    Nice little via ferrata also feasible for the inexperienced. Sturdy shoes should be fine.
    The view is just fantastic.

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    • October 25, 2019

  • Silvia

    The via ferrata is provided with safety ropes. The metal steps over rocks are rather physically demanding.

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    • June 26, 2018

  • Angel2You🐾👠🏖️

    Breathtaking views on the Ölbergsteig to St. Goar

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    • March 12, 2017

  • Kai

    Sculpture of bent steel bars between the fields.

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    • August 12, 2019

  • Gerhard

    Beautiful hiking tour with a slight alpine character

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    • October 1, 2018

  • Bamlacher

    The Ölbergsteig is a section of Alpine structure. To do well with sure-footedness and a head for heights. Ladder is easy to get around. Great view.

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    • October 13, 2018

  • Iwan

    Climb with alpine character - it's really fun!

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    • January 28, 2019

  • Florian

    Nice climbing, but in the most of which can be bypassed.

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    • August 8, 2019

  • Hobo-Lobo

    Exciting part of the tour with wonderful views over the Rhine Valley.
    With a four-legged friend it is nice to see how cross-country the fur nose is. Most dogs will have a lot of fun.

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    • October 14, 2019

  • Metti

    A nice (optional) via ferrata for beginners!

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    • August 15, 2017

  • Florian

    A little climbing never hurts.

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    • August 8, 2019

  • Hunsbuckel

    Ropes as handrails and irons as climbing aids and improvised steps allow you to try your own climbing skills. Some kicks have to be considered, so as not to knot the legs. Overall, but safe and little dizziness.

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    • April 26, 2019

  • Marion

    The very steep, narrow section with the stepladders and safety ropes was definitely outside of my comfort zone for me as a good “flatland hiker”. Fantastically beautiful, not exhausting, but too immensely.

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    • November 8, 2020

  • Melanie

    Unfortunately still partially blocked

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    • February 21, 2021

  • Veronika 2020

    The trail is still partially closed (April 25, 2021)

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    • April 26, 2021

  • R. B. Schubert

    Is currently partially blocked. But not consistently. See my tour.

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    • June 13, 2021

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Location: Oberwesel, Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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