Baybachtal : Hike through the canyon of HunsrückFrom Emmelshausen over 4 dream loops through the Baybach valley. Rocks, water and narrow paths.
Distance 21.3 km
From Emmelshausen it goes through the Baybach valley to Morshausen. On the way, you will cross the most beautiful sections of 4 dream loops (Oberes Baybachtal, Rabenlay, Baybachklamm, Murscher Eselsche) and stage 22 of the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig.From the Tourist-Info Hunsrück-Mittelrhein in the ZAP, you reach the valley along the Heilbrünnchen via the dream loop Oberes Baybachtal, which you reach at the Striedersmühle. Originally, 32 mills lined the banks of the Baybach; today, only the Schmausemühle is still in operation, which you reach after about 2.5 hours of varied hiking through gorge-like passages. Before and after the Schmausemühle, the trail passes the dream loops Rabenlay and Baybachklamm, where the brook forces its way between the rocks, past gallery entrances of former roof slate pits, later secured by ropes over rock cliffs until the valley opens up a bit. The dream loop Murscher Eselsche then leads up to Morshausen with magnificent distant views.Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)
In between, you can make a detour to the Waldeck Ruin (1242) and visit the grounds. Distance approx. 500 m from the hiking trail
Update: December 22, 2021
Safety informationOn this trail you should be free from giddiness, because it also goes over narrow paths secured by ropes.
Tips and hintsIn cold winters, the trail may be icy and not passable.
Getting thereEmmelshausen can be reached via- the A 61 - exit Emmelshausen- the Hunsrück Heights Road (B 327)- the Rhein-Mosel-Str. (L 206)
ParkingTourist-Info in the ZAP, Rhein-Mosel-Str. 45, 56281 Emmelshausen
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EquipmentSturdy shoes are recommended. The Baybach Valley is not suitable for strollers.
Basic Equipment for Hiking
- Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Hiking socks
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Kit para bolhas
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.
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