Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ
 

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  1. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ and MitWandern 2021 went for a hike.

    6 days ago

    06:04
    17.1 mi
    2.8 mph
    2,750 ft
    2,825 ft
    Micha S., Burkhard and 161 others like this.
    1. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ

      Shortly before I jumped on the bandwagon and took part in MitWandern 2021, the virtual relay hike across Germany. Many thanks to the organizers headed by Jan VerbĂŒelte, you have set up a great project! It was very special to think while hiking about the fact that in many corners of Germany more hikers are 'knitting' through the country on the virtual ribbon ...The collection with the completed stages is here: komoot.de/collection/1243055/-mitwandern-2021-an-3-tagen-gemeinsam-durch-deutschlandThe planned stages with all information for last-minute travelers (a few stages are still free and can be completed until the end of July) can be found here: komoot.de/collection/1181370/-mitwandern-2021-an-3- planning-together-through-germany-planningMy stage in the Ore Mountains was planned in advance by Thomas from EF, thank you for that! The tour runs partly on the Kammweg Erzgebirge-Vogtland, a long-distance hiking trail that is one of the long-distance hiking trails marketed under 'Top Trails of Germany'. The Czech border was never far away. In principle, I kept the planning and only added a few detours, which were mostly worthwhile. In my experience today, it is an absolute must to take the Georgenfelder Hochmoor as well as the Little and Big Lugstein with you, if you ignore that, it's your own fault!

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      • 6 days ago

  2. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ went for a hike.

    July 11, 2021

    Simone, Lausitzsonne and 103 others like this.
    1. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ

      Today we did a tour in the Dahme Lake District. First we went to the NSG Radeberge on the 83 m high Sauberg. At the top there is an old concrete tower, from which one would surely have a nice view, but unfortunately it is closed because of its dilapidation. Our next destination was the PĂ€tzer gravel pit, which we circled - it is impressively large and deep, from here you can even see the Tropical Islands Hall, around 20 km away, very well. From here we hiked to the PĂ€tzer Hintersee, the beautiful shore area that we were heading for was unfortunately occupied by anglers. Now we went to the Großer Karbuschsee, a part of the Paul-Gerhardt-Weg. Unfortunately, this lake was a disappointment because at least on the east bank it was practically impossible to get there: In the northern area the bank area is completely overgrown, private land followed, and the only place where you could have gone directly to the lake (where the highlight is) was fenced off so that it stayed through the fence for a quick photo. There was also no access to the now following Kleiner Moddersee. But we were more than compensated by the final section on the wonderful natural riverside path at Klein Köriser See, where you can find bathing opportunities at short intervals, which of course we did not miss.Now I hope that the name of my next tour starts with an 'E' ... Because next weekend, 'MitWandern 2021' is the order of the day, the virtual relay hike across Germany! If you haven't fully planned this weekend, you shouldn't miss it, there are still free stages! All information here: komoot.de/collection/1181370/-mitwandern-2021-an-3-tagen-gemeinsam-durch-deutschland

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      • July 11, 2021

    1. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ

      Einst war die neumĂ€rkische Kleinststadt Lagow (ƁagĂłw) als 'Perle der Sternberger Schweiz' ein bei Berlinern bekanntes und beliebtes Ziel fĂŒr die Sommerfrische. Nach dem II. Weltkrieg geriet der nun zu Polen gehörende Ort westlich der Oder weitestgehend in Vergessenheit. Wer Lagow und Umgebung heute erkunden will, stĂ¶ĂŸt auf das Problem, dass die Gegend ohne Auto nur schlecht zu erreichen ist, denn auf der Bahnstrecke zwischen Topper (ToporĂłw) und Meseritz (Międzyrzecz) gibt es keinen Regelbetrieb mehr. Allerdings hat das polnische Bahnunternehmen Polregio auch in diesem Jahr wieder einen Ausflugsverkehr eingerichtet, der an Sonn­abenden und Sonntagen in den polnischen Sommerferien (also noch bis Ende August) betrieben wird. FĂŒr Berliner und Brandenburger ist die Verbindung von GrĂŒnberg in Schlesien (Zielona GĂłra) ĂŒber Reppen (Rzepin) interessant, da Reppen mit der Regionalbahn oder EC von Frankfurt (Oder) recht gut zu erreichen ist. Da der Ausflugsfahrplan in den Fahrplandatenbanken nicht hinterlegt ist, habe ich ein Foto davon eingestellt. Die Fahrkarten können beim Schaffner gekauft werden, die Hin- und RĂŒckfahrt kostet 25,80 Zloty. Wer die lĂ€ngere und etwas umstĂ€ndliche Anreise auf sich nimmt, wird mit einer wunderbaren Tour belohnt, die kaum MĂ€ngel hat. Lagow selbst ist ziemlich touristisch, es gibt unzĂ€hlige LĂ€den, Eisdielen, Restaurants, Imbisse und vor allem Bootsverleihe (ich glaube, dass ich noch nie so viele Tretboote auf so kleinem Raum gesehen habe, auf den großen Seen verstreut sich die Tretbootarmada aber doch), was mich aber nicht weiter gestört hat,denn der Ort mit den beiden Stadttoren und natĂŒrlich der Johanniterburg sorgt fĂŒr ein angenehmes Maß an Kultur auf der Tour. Begeistert haben mich der Tschetschsee (Jezioro Trzeƛniowskie oder Ciecz) mit seinem klaren Wasser und den sehr schönen Uferpfaden sowie der Buchwald (Buczyny Ɓagowskie) nördlich des Sees, ein beeindruckender Buchenwald in hĂŒgeligem GelĂ€nde, teils mit kleineren Schluchten - hier gibt es bestimmt noch mehr zu entdecken. Schon die Anfahrt war ein Erlebnis. Auf der Nebenstrecke rumpelte der Triebzug langsam durch eine schöne Waldlandschaft, bei jedem Waldweg bremste er nochmals ab, und bei Grunow (GronĂłw), dessen Bahnhof nicht mehr genutzt wird, musste das Zugpersonal die Schranken selbst bedienen. Kurz vor dem Ziel fuhr der Zug ĂŒber einen Eisenbahnviadukt, von hier hatte man einen schönen Blick auf den Lagower See (Jezioro Ɓagowskie) und die Johanniterburg. Die eigentliche Tour begann am Bahnhof. Ich ging zur Straße, folgte ihr ein StĂŒck nach links und ging links in einen Schotterweg. Hier kam ich an einer kleinen hölzernen Kirche vorbei. Der Weg fĂŒhrte mich zum Eisenbahnviadukt, von dort ging ich in den Ort hinein. GegenĂŒber vom Rathaus steht ein Gedenkstein fĂŒr Gerhard Domagk, den wohl berĂŒhmtesten Sohn des Ortes, Pathologe und Bakteriologe, der 1939 den Nobelpreis fĂŒr Medizin erhielt. Nun ging ich zur historischen Altstadt auf einer Landzunge zwischen den Seen, betrat sie durch das Polnische Tor (Brama Polska), ging an der Johannes-der-TĂ€ufer-Kirche (KoƛcióƂ ƛw. Jana Chrzciciela) und der Johanniterburg (Zamek JoannitĂłw) vorbei und verließ sie durch das MĂ€rkische Tor (Brama Marchijska). Ich folgte der Straße und hielt mich immer links, möglichst nahe am See, und verließ den Ort ĂŒber einen Waldweg. Im Wald begegneten mir kaum andere Wanderer oder SpaziergĂ€nger, dafĂŒr gab es sehr viele Angler - die aus Deutschland sattsam bekannte Unsitte, dass Angler gerne mit dem Auto durch den Wald bis zur Angelstelle fahren, gibt es leider auch hier. Der auch als Jakobsweg markierte Weg fĂŒhrte meist etwas erhöht in UfernĂ€he. An der SĂŒdspitze des Sees fĂŒhrte er vom See weg, ich nahm bald einen Abzweig nach links und ging zurĂŒck zum See. Auf einer schmalen HolzbrĂŒcke querte ich das Lagower Fließ (Ɓagowa) und ging am Ostufer nach Norden, hier gab es zum Teil auch Pfade direkt am Ufer. An einer Ferienanlage mit Campingplatz musste ich den See verlassen, ĂŒber die Zufahrtsstraße und die Landstraße erreichte ich wieder Lagow. Dieses Mal schaute ich mir die Johanniterburg nĂ€her an - sehr viel davon sieht man nicht, weil das Schloss als Hotel genutzt wird. Den Turm kann man aber besteigen, von oben hat man einen schönen Blick auf Stadt, Seen und Umgebung. Hinter dem Schlosspark liegt der Falkenberg (SokoƂa GĂłra), der Standort der ersten Burg, ein Burgwall ist noch zu erkennen. Daneben befindet sich hier ein alter deutscher Friedhof. Ich stieg hinab zum Tschetschsee und folgte dem Uferweg, eine schöne Stelle nutzte ich fĂŒr eine angenehme Badepause im klaren Wasser. So erfrischt, entschied ich mich, noch durch den Buchwald zu wandern und zur Buchhöhe (Bukowiec) hochzugehen. An einem kleinen See ging ich nach links und wanderte auf Pflasterwegen, mich immer rechts haltend, bis zum ausgeschilderten Abzweig zur mit 227 m höchsten Erhebung der Gegend. Oben gibt es einen Picknickplatz mit Souvenirstempel. Hier traf ich einen polnischen Wanderer, mit dem ich mich ĂŒber den kommenden Weg austauschte, witzigerweise pendelt er zur Arbeit nach Großbeeren (so weit ist das also gar nicht!). Ich wanderte auf einer Pflasterstraße bergab, nahm einen Abzweig nach rechts und ging ĂŒber Waldwege durch eine interessant geformte Landschaft zum See. Hier folgte ich einem wunderbaren natĂŒrlich-wurzeligen Uferpfad. Zur Stadt hin kamen dann mehrere grĂ¶ĂŸere Badestellen mit Liegewiesen und Stegen, hier war es natĂŒrlich nicht mehr so einsam. An einer dieser Badestellen verließ ich den See, stieg eine steile Treppe hinauf und erreichte die Straße. Kurz darauf gelangte ich zum Bahnhof, wo die Tour endete.

      • July 4, 2021

    1. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ

      With a hot 35 degrees in the shade and a Germany game in the evening, I was looking for a tour that met the following criteria: not too long, mostly through shady forest, swimming in the second half, cold drinks at the destination and a return trip that I can take in time to I'm home again at kick-off. With this tour through the western Große Schorfheide I was able to tick the boxes everywhere ... and it was also otherwise beautiful, apart from the fact that there are longer straight stretches on wide paths. Only the thing with the kick-off almost didn't work out, because a recalcitrant cyclist in Wandlitzsee didn't want to see that the train was too full for more bikes, so that he had to be fetched from the train by the police, which made the return trip by more than delayed half an hour.It started at the Vogelsang stop. I crossed the village, went into Storkower Straße and diagonally right into a forest path. This led me to two memorial stones for the battle of October 26th, 1806, one of the retreat skirmishes of the Prussians after the defeat at Jena and Auerstedt against the attacking French under Napoleon. In front of the country road there is a memorial stone for two fallen Prussian dragoons on the left, behind (a small detour) a memorial stone that generally reminds of the battle. Here the path was marked as "Historienwanderweg 1806".I followed a forest path that led me to the rather dry Zehdenicker Hauptgraben, here the path was heavily overgrown. After a while I crossed the ditch and hiked on a forest path and a piece of side road to the east, then again on forest paths to the south, via which I reached the Döllnfließ. I continued to walk to the pretty village of cap, crossed the place to the village church built in 1891. Here I left the place on a dirt road and walked along the edge of the forest to the somewhat foul-smelling Faulen Fließ, which I crossed. I reached the TrĂ€mmersee via forest paths. From here I looked for a place to swim, but nothing came up at TrĂ€mmersee because you could hardly get to the lake because of the swampy shore, and it also made a cloudy impression. So I hiked on to the Großer Glasowsee. I found an unrecorded beaten path that I took to reach the south bank; this lake also appeared rather cloudy. In return, the nearby Kleine Glasowsee turned out to be a wonderful bathing lake, with clear water and several small bathing spots around the lake. I found a free swimming area, refreshment was seldom so necessary ... Then I hiked to Groß Schönebeck, initially mainly on gravel roads, after a short stretch of back road on forest paths. In Groß Schönebeck I bought the cold drinks I had longed for at a snack bar and looked at the Immanuelkirche, the hunting lodge and the old smithy. The tour ended at the Groß Schönebeck train station.

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      • June 19, 2021

  3. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ and KN went for a hike.

    June 13, 2021

    02:36
    6.57 mi
    2.5 mph
    400 ft
    425 ft
    Lucy Lu, Cori and 83 others like this.
    1. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ

      Today we went to the Baruth gravel pit again, unlike last year, not from Baruth, but from Kemlitz. It was not a spectacular, but beautiful round in absolute solitude, we even had the gravel pit to ourselves.

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      • June 13, 2021

    1. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ

      After I struggled a bit with the fourth stage, today's fifth stage was all the more enjoyable. Many paths ran directly on the Spree, the natural passages between Neuhausen and Frauendorf were particularly beautiful. But even where I had to use the Spreeradweg, there were often sections without asphalt, often on alley-like dike paths lined with old trees. About eight kilometers from the finish I got quite a bit of rain, but that wasn't bad in the end.That was the first stage in which I could fall back on the preparatory work of Frank Meyer, which was very helpful to me in the planning. Here is his tour:komoot.de/tour/346447810

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      • June 12, 2021

  4. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ and KN went for a hike.

    June 6, 2021

    02:12
    5.57 mi
    2.5 mph
    300 ft
    275 ft
    Kurze, Birgit and 91 others like this.
    1. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ

      Today there was a short tour from Ahrensdorf adapted to the weather. We left the place via Hauptstrasse and An der Koppel. Parallel to the railway line it went to the underpass, then left a piece along a ditch and over this to the Siethener Elsbruch. We crossed this jungle-like alder forest, which is home to many mosquitoes, and came across Fontaneweg F5, which was the most unattractive part of the tour because it was located directly on the A10. We stayed on the north side of the autobahn, followed the path in the direction of Ahrensdorf and came to the Ahrensdorf gravel pits. At the first pond, hunters drove their mischief, so quickly into a path on the right and to the other ponds, where there are also swimming opportunities. Well, you're anything but alone here, but it was still comparatively harmless. We went back to Ahrensdorf via Trebbiner Landstrasse.

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      • June 6, 2021

    1. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ

      Today I completed the fourth stage of the Spree, and it was also the last in Saxony. Unfortunately, it was the least attractive yet. On the planned routes I would rarely have seen the Spree, even if the map looked like it was close to the Spree, the river could often only be heard at best. I've tried to compensate for this with a few off-grid sections, but have refrained from doing too many experiments given the length of the planned tour. The second problem was the too high proportion of asphalt and slab paths, especially for the length. On the one hand, this was due to the inevitable sections of the Spree Cycle Path (with invariably considerate cyclists, thank you very much!), And on the other hand, it was due to the fact that not all of the planned routes worked. Komoot had me plan a path that runs in a restricted military area, which gave me a long stretch on a bike path parallel to a country road. It was still okay for a stage on the Spree, but I cannot recommend the tour outside of such a project. The most beautiful section was the way to Spremberg on the left bank of the Spree (part of the bike path, but without asphalt and close to the river), I also really liked the half-timbered church in Spreewitz, which is located on a small hill.

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      • May 30, 2021

  5. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ and KN went for a hike.

    May 24, 2021

    03:46
    8.95 mi
    2.4 mph
    725 ft
    625 ft
    Lucy Lu, Cris Bayolo and 89 others like this.
    1. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ

      Our Whit Monday tour took us to the Dahme Lake District. From Prieros we went over the Dahme waterway and through the forest to the Frauensee, where we hiked on a beautiful path on the south bank. From there it went over forest paths to the NSG Dubrow, a forest area with a high proportion of beech. East of the holiday camp "Kiez" we reached the Wooden Lake and hiked near the shore on a high path with many views of the lake. Shortly before Teufelswerder there is a picnic table on the way, which in itself would not be noteworthy - but behind it there is a beaten path that leads directly to the shore as a detour, a quiet place for a break. The main path continued to Schmöldesee, here the path is usually only slightly elevated, and there are often beaten paths right by the water. We left the water at the Huschtesee bathing area and hiked along a beautiful forest path to the An der Dubrow road and from there back to the starting point.
      The round is highly recommended, the many large motor yachts on the Schmöldesee were a bit annoying, the waves of which visibly washed away and damaged the shore. From the point of view of the route, I liked the last part of the forest path on the way back so much that I would hike it twice if I had to repeat it and omit the paved section of the way there (on which cars are also allowed to drive).

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      • May 25, 2021

    1. Burkhard đŸ””âšȘ

      Actually, I wanted to tackle the next stage of the Spree, but the constant rain that was so popular in the southeast of Brandenburg made me look for an alternative. And because the forecast for the Uckermark in the afternoon was okay, I decided to do it and started extra late. The weather was then also acceptable, although it often drizzled and the sun didn't show up, it didn't really rain until the last few meters.When planning the tour, I made a conscious decision against the 'hotspots' of Blumberg fish ponds and the Grumsin core area in order to explore the lesser-known areas to the west of them. That worked to a certain extent, there were many beautiful passages through forests with a high proportion of beech and lakes, but you shouldn't hike afterwards ...The tour began at Wilmersdorf train station (near AngermĂŒnde). I walked along the street to the train station, a little to the north on the country road, over the railway line and then parallel to the tracks to the south. The path and a country road led me to Steinhöfel, where I looked at the village church from the second half of the 13th century (with a boarded tower from 1720), the village smithy (Steinhöfler Straße 12) and a half-timbered house from 1800 (Steinhöfler Straße 39) . I left the place to the south and walked past the cemetery over fields into the forest (signposted direction Luisenthal).
      Shortly after the Luisenthal residential area, I came across the MÀrkische Landweg and followed it to the Schönebergsee, a short path that was not listed led directly to the lake. Then I went further south, one branch was so inconspicuous that I missed it at first. I came across the side street between Glambeck and Görlsdorf, where there were two memorial stones next to each other: with the first, the Nazis celebrated the completion of the street in 1934 as part of the 'immediate program 1933', the other commemorates a 19-year-old who died in 1945 ...
      Here I could not go the planned paths because they were not allowed to be used for nature conservation reasons. That's why I hiked along the road until I found a way to the south that only had the usual no-entry sign, but via unmarked paths (some with tree obstacles) I got to the Redernswalder See, its eastern tip I circled. I continued to the east, I came across the MĂ€rkische Landweg again and followed it south to the Wolletzsee. I hiked along the northwest shore, which I didn't know yet - since there are paved and paved back roads here, this part of the lake is nowhere near as attractive as the east side. I crossed the catfish and reached the sacred lake. Then I followed the yellow line path west to the Glambecker mill, walked south on the east bank of the mill pond and walked parallel to the Grumsinseegraben, which I also reached at one point.We continued through beautiful forest to the southeast. I came across a side street and followed it past the village of Grumsin to the Großer Grumsinsee, which I reached directly in two places, at the second there was a small swimming area and a rest area. Then I wanted to go back to the road in a larger arc, but the marked path turned out to be a meadow, at most a path could be made out in places. Since the improvisations made me feel bad and it made practically no difference whether I was on a "path" or off-grid, I left out Neugrimnitz and hiked south on the edge of the meadow. Shortly before the motorway underpass (and after crossing a pasture fence) I came across the planned route again. I hiked on the circular route around the Grimnitzsee (Autobahnparallelweg, priml) to AlthĂŒttendorf, past the post windmill, an observation point and the swimming area. On the Grimnitzseerundweg I hiked further west, shortly after the Seehotel I left it. Has anyone ever created a ranking list for "Most beautiful last kilometer before the train station"? For me, today's end point AlthĂŒttendorf would be right at the front, I really liked the beautiful paths first through the forest and then over the meadows.

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      • May 13, 2021

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