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Herrenschwander Kopf-west

CyclingUp: Herrenschwander Kopf-west

Region: Black Forest
Climbing effort: 536 cep
Elevation meters: 644
Steepest kilometer: 11.2%

Steepest 250 m: 13%
Foot: 520 m    Top: 1089 m
Mean slope: 5.4%
Length: 10.6 km

From: Wembach
Road conditions (2017): average
Other race bikers: 0-1 per hour
Motor vehicles: <10 per hour
Scenery and road: circle landscape (4/5)
Restaurant or bar near top: no

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Herrenschwander Kopf-west

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This wonderful climb includes both very steep as well as gently rising sections. The road leads through a beautiful, steep landscape dominated by meadows and small villages against the backdrop of the mighty Belchen. The road is very quiet. We met a single car on the way to the top and back. The ride begins at the turnoff from the B317 in the direction of Künaberg. The first two and a half kilometers are steep (typically 10%). In the third hamlet (Holz) a culminating point is reached. This is followed by a descent (75 elevation meters). After passing the Künabach at the saw mill (Klopfsäge in German), the street goes up again. Here lies the steepest kilometer (11.2%) of the ascent. After a kilometer and a half the road suddenly becomes less steep (2%), so one can enjoy the view. A sharp turn to the left follows. One and a half kilometers further, at a parking lot, we take the asphalted, rising road to the left. The remaining one and a half kilometers run almost completely through the forest, are moderately steep (7%) and a little boring.

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