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Eifelsteig Stage 2: Roetgen to Monschau

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Roetgen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Eifelsteig Stage 2: Roetgen to Monschau is a 10.6 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Roetgen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and backpacking and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 10.6 miles Elevation Gain: 1,640 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dogs on leash

backpacking

hiking

walking

forest

partially paved

river

views

wildlife

muddy

city walk

This stage of the Eifelsteig begins in Roetgen and passes through Belgium for the majority of the hike. The end of this stage is in the cloth-making town of Monschau.

Wie man auf einigen Fotos sieht, ähnelt die Strecke durch Belgien eher einer „Wanderautobahn“. Das liegt aber wohl eher an den strengeren Vorschriften im Zusammenhang mit dem Naturschutz. Wenn man in Kornelimünster früh genug startet, dann kann man es ganz gut in einem Rutsch bis Monschau schaffen und sich die Übernachtung in Roetgen „sparen“.

6 months ago

We've done 4 eifelsteig etappes and this one was the least appealling. Half of the hike is a path straight forward without any views on paved road, pretty boring

hiking
rocky
Sat Jul 21 2018

Dies ist die erste von 15 Touren des Eifelsteigs. Start Kornelimünster-Aachen - Ziel: Trier. Ich habe lediglich die ersten 4 Etappem in Nationalpark Eifel aufgezeichnet. Diese Touren sind alles Premiumwege und von daher sehr zu empfehlen. Alle Touren sind Tagestouren mit Rucksackverpflegung. Dies ist die zweite Etappe von Roetgen nach Monschau

hiking
23 days ago