Stage 33. Einruhr (DE) to Heimbach (DE)

Stage 33. Einruhr (DE) to Heimbach (DE)

On the eastern bank of the Rurtalsperre Schwammenauel/dam is located the town Einruhr and part of the municipality of Dedenborn.

The towers of Hengebach Castle reigns over over Heimbach. The first mention of the town Heimbach was in 673. At the end of the 18th century, Heimbach became French property and after the Congress of Vienna (1815) it became Prussia, read more…

Overview map and stats:

Start:Einruhr (DE)
Coordinates (DD):50.584478 / 6.380478
End:Heimbach (DE)
Coordinates (DD):50.633431 / 6.480739
Distance:24 kilometers
Ascent:570 meters
Descent:659 meters
Elevation map:
Path, dirt road, nature trail:84%
Asphalt, road:16%
Pdf route map:Go for download to page here
Gpx track:Go for download to page here
KML file:Go for download to page here
  • Pdf files are excellent for viewing.
  • Gpx tracks can be uploaded to many devices, so you always know the direction to follow or your position.
  • KML files can be uploaded in Google Earth. As result you get a detailed satellite view. You can even follow a videotour, which is a linear walk-through the stage.

Some highlights:

In the North Eifel you can rely on two things: on the ringing of the church bells and the rain (900–1300 millimeters annually), read more…

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