Walk of Wed 06 Mar 2019 01:53:51 CET

Technical sheet
A Hirtzbach walk posted on 06/03/19 by w4rd68. Update : 05/08/19
Calculated time Calculated time: 4h15[?]
Distance Distance : 8.59mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 463ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 479ft
Highest point Highest point : 1385ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 1010ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Hirtzbach (68118)
Starting point Starting point : N 47.593906° / E 7.219967°
Map IGN Map (Click to buy) : Ref. 3621ET
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Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. mi 0
1 : mi 0.16 - alt. mi 0.16
2 : mi 1.09 - alt. mi 1.09
3 : mi 1.46 - alt. mi 1.46
4 : mi 2.35 - alt. mi 2.35
5 : mi 2.73 - alt. mi 2.73
6 : mi 3.07 - alt. mi 3.07
7 : mi 4.61 - alt. mi 4.61
8 : mi 5.6 - alt. mi 5.6
9 : mi 5.97 - alt. mi 5.97
10 : mi 6.73 - alt. mi 6.73
11 : mi 7.46 - alt. mi 7.46
12 : mi 7.83 - alt. mi 7.83
13 : mi 8.22 - alt. mi 8.22
D/A : mi 8.59 - alt. mi 8.59

Useful Information

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