Hiking-canoe combination Wuppertal MüngstenArrival by trainBy train to Wuppertal-Steinbeck stationHiking 1Start Wuppertal Steinbeck station. Up the mountain straight into the green and out on the city. Through the forest and over a piece of the old railway line to the entrance above Buchenhofen.canoeDescription of the route: Rutenbeck - Müngsten (wupper-kanuverleih.de/tourvorschlag-1-rutenbeck-muengsten)Here we go: inflate the packraft Put the paddle together, onto the water.The water level is extremely low, but apart from a few places it is great. .A weir has to be carried around.
Getting out in front of the weir is easy. To get started, it is steep and sandy (slippery) down. No problem with the light boat.Halfway there are two cafés with a beer garden. One has to, in the other motorcyclists take a break.But we keep going. It's just so beautiful on the water.Shortly before Müngsten it comes out of the water. Now roll up the boat and put it back in your backpack.Hiking 2Passing the entrance to the bridge park at the Müngstener Brücke we walk up the steep serpentine trail to the Schaberg train station.Train backFrom there, the S-Bahn goes to Solingen.
June 2, 2020