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Schwäbische Alb

Etappe 3: Von Mönchsdeggingen bis Bopfingen – Albsteig (HW1)

Etappe 3: Von Mönchsdeggingen bis Bopfingen – Albsteig (HW1)

17.4 mi
2.2 mph
1,875 ft
1,775 ft
Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

Tour Overview

Starting Point
6.20 mi

Kloster Christgarten

Hiking Highlight

13.8 mi


Hiking Highlight

16.0 mi

Ruine Flochberg

Hiking Highlight

17.2 mi


Hiking Highlight

17.4 mi

Tour Profile


Mountain Hiking Path: 182 yd
Hiking Path: 1.78 mi
Path: 12.4 mi
Footpath: 0.38 mi
Street: 1.24 mi
Road: 0.93 mi
Off-grid (unknown): 0.59 mi


Natural: 0.79 mi
Unpaved: 11.9 mi
Gravel: 1.59 mi
Paved: 0.68 mi
Asphalt: 1.29 mi
Unknown: 1.23 mi
  • Includes an off-grid segment

    Navigation instructions may be limited.

Weather Forecast

Schwäbische Alb planned a hike.

January 17, 2020


  • Schwäbische Alb

    After the refreshingly short stage of the previous day, the first challenge now comes to you. On almost 27 kilometers, you cross leafy forests and a game reserve. But also wonderful views are not neglected and you get to the first castle ruin.You leave Mönchsdeggingen via a meadow path, which soon changes into a forest path and leads to the edge of the forest. Now you follow a stream to the former monastery church Christgarten. From here you climb up to the game reserve. With a little luck you can spot wild boar and deer. You pass the retired village of Schweindorf, where two restaurants wave for a stop. From here it continues in the forest until you can see the Schlossberg with the high medieval castle ruins Flochberg high above Bopfingen. The castle is a bit off the path and we have planned the side trip to the ruins (1.5 kilometers there and back).After a long day of hiking, stop off in one of the numerous accommodations in Bopfingen at the foot of the Ipf.

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    • January 22, 2020

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Etappe 3: Von Mönchsdeggingen bis Bopfingen – Albsteig (HW1)