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The Schluchtensteig Trail is a backpacking trail that is broken up into 6 stages that run throughout the Southern Black Forest. This hiking trail features impressive gorges and deep canyons with amazing views. There are numerous steep cliffs throughout the nature reserve and high valley. Wutach Gorge, Haslachcanyon, Hohwehracanyon, The Schleifenbach Falls, and Wehratalcanyon are all reached by this gorge trail through the Alps. After you complete the entire length of the gorge you ascend to a beautiful overview of Lake Schluchsee. The trails starting point is Stühlingen then continues through Blumberg, Schattenmühle, Schluschee-Oberfischbach, St. Blasien, Todtmoos, and ends in Wehr.

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Only hiked to campground near Lenzkirch. No cliff walls like stage 2 (which was spectacular) but still beautiful. This part of hike is more through forest area near river but not much is next to the river.

Beautiful trail along the wutach river through the gorge featuring high cliff walls. Some we sections are slippery so wear good shoes.

Awesome trail!

dreamy walk - georges scenery!

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