This is a climb of moderate and rather constant steepness,
ending at the Cimetière Allemand.
was a first world war battlefield,
where in 1915 one of the bloodiest confrontations of the war took place,
resulting in 17000 deaths.
The cycling trip starts where the D5b splits from the road to the Col de la Schlucht (D417).
Soon after the village of Hohrod is passed,
straight ahead and almost 300 meters higher up Hohrodberg with its huge hotel becomes visible.
In wide serpentines and surrounded by meadows
the road winds its way up to this next goal.
There are wide views on the Vallée de Munster with its namegiving small town.
The final two kilometers the road is skirted by forests.
A strange monument is situated on the left hand side of the road,
just a hundred meter before the war cemetery and the col are reached.