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Not for the faint-hearted - the bear trap walls

At a glance

  • Start: Kirnitzschtal Neumannmühle
  • Destination: Kirnitzschtal Neumannmühle
  • Difficult
  • 9,84 km
  • 3 hours 46 minutes
  • 504 m
  • 459 m
  • 194 m

A tour over the Bärenfangwände is as tricky as it is spectacular.

Neumannmühle - Spitzsteinschlüchte - Knorrenweg - Buchschlüchte - Hinteres Raubschloss - Winterstein - Bergpfad (green triangle) - Bärenfangwändesteig - Kleiner Kuhstall - Roßsteig (Malerweg) - Restaurant "Altes Zeughaus" - Zeughausstraße - Neumannmühle

Important: Please only walk in the suggested direction. The Westelschlüchte and the Bärenfangwände should only be hiked on the ascent, as otherwise the path will be damaged too quickly due to erosion.

Tour dashboard


  • Street (1%)
  • Tarmac (22%)
  • Gravel (26%)
  • Hiking trail (26%)
  • Path (25%)


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