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The Schluchtensteig – a fascinating hiking trail through the depths of the Black Forest

Published: 07/09/2014 by Birgit Eisenbeis

Foto: Hochschwarzwald Tourismus GmbH

Foto: Hochschwarzwald Tourismus GmbH

A very characteristic destination for tourists in the Black Forest is the so called Schluchtensteig. It is a 120km long hiking trail that leads you from Stühlingen to Wehr, usually in six legs. These legs are between 18 and 22km long and doable for anybody in reasonable shape – the trail is even adequate for children. The deep wild canyons are the most fascinating part oft he Black Forest and are the main focus on this tour. Foamy froth, roaring waterfalls and all this surrounded by the sounds of the forest: If you really want to escape your daily routine, you should dive in into this part of the Black Forest. The trail is accessible from May to November, it is dangerous once it snows or freezes. Some parts are narrow and steep and get slippery quickly.

Foto: Hochschwarzwald Tourismus GmbH

Foto: Hochschwarzwald Tourismus GmbH

The six legs lead you through canyons and viewpoints alike, where it is possible to take a look at the huge dimensions of the Black Forest. Wutachcanyon, The Schleifenbach falls, Haslachcanyon, Hohwehracanyon and Wehratalcanyon are all parts oft he 120km long trail. If you want to discover the rustic beauty of the Black Forest, the Schluchtensteig is definitely for you. Some impressions of thsi tour can be see in the following video:


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