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Bordercrossing: Girsterklaus - Hamm (day 40)

Long distance hiking trail · Moseltal · Open
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Hiking from Amsterdam to the Balkans. Leaving the Benelux, Hello Germany! Germany stage 1.
Open
easy
Distance 26.8 km
6:49 h
175 m
368 m
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Author
EVA dinarica
Update: March 24, 2018
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
331 m
Lowest point
128 m
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Girsterklaus (328 m)
Coordinates:
DD
49.784409, 6.496393
DMS
49°47'03.9"N 6°29'47.0"E
UTM
32U 319782 5517668
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Destination

Hamm

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Coordinates

DD
49.784409, 6.496393
DMS
49°47'03.9"N 6°29'47.0"E
UTM
32U 319782 5517668
w3w 
///samplers.builds.soils
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Hikes

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
26.8 km
Duration
6:49 h
Ascent
175 m
Descent
368 m
Multi-stage route Refreshment stops available Family-friendly

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