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Hexenstieg Mountainbike Route Osterode GPS

Mountainbike tour along the 'Harzer Hexenstieg' starting in Osterode am Harz and showing many ponds of the UNESCO World Heritage 'Oberharzer Wasserregal' From Osterode, via the 'Harzer Hexenstieg' (popular hiking track) it goes uphill to the 'Eselsplatz'. Above Lerbach there are several beautiful views over the small town and into the Harz foreland. When you arrive in the Oberharz, the route leaves the 'Harzer Hexenstieg' and leads past several ponds of the UNESCO World Heritage 'Oberharzer Wasserregal' through dark green forests. The route then leads downhill into the Sösetal valley and crosses the valley in the small town of Riefensbeek. Along the beautiful water reservoir Söse-Talsperre, the valley gradually goes back down to Osterode am Harz.

Altitude chart of this mountainbike-route:

Details from the GPS-track:

  • GPS-Track Länge45,0 kilometers
  • GPS-Track Höhenmeter956 vertical metres
  • Tiefster Punkt230m(üNN) lowest point
  • GPS-Track Höchster Punkt635m(üNN) highest peak

File for GPS devices

The route can be downloaded as a .gpx file and transferred to a GPS-enabled device (e.g. Garmin or smartphone). The route starts near a larger parking place. The route is planned so that it can be used all year and in any weather condition. Nevertheless, it can happen that forest work in the forest temporarily closes paths or parts of the route have to be walked. Have fun on the tour!

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