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The Calmont-Klettersteig

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Both the high point and insider’s hint is the CALMONT Klettersteig. It is a challenging alpine region and via ferrata located between Eller and Bremm at 200 to 300 metres above the River Moselle crossing Europe’s steepest vineyards. The area is guaranteed to be ultra-challenging for hiking and climbing friends alike.
moderate
7 km
2:49 h
448 m
416 m

The CALMONT Klettersteig was constructed in 2002 as a joint project by the municipalities of Bremm, Ediger-Eller and Neef. The German Alpine Association e.V. secured the route with steel cables, ladders, hoops and pins to ensure a safe ascent and descent.

Hikers need sturdy footwear, no fear of heights and a good level of fitness for hiking and climbing in the CALMONT REGION. There are many rest huts and viewing cabins located along the route. We recommend a hike in the morning or in the early evening on hot summer days. Be sure to have enough water and headwear with you. In an emergency, call 112 giving the location number shown where the monorack railway crosses the via ferrata, which will help rescuers locate you in the event of an emergency.

Author’s recommendation

Be sure to go on one of the many guided hikes through the rare flora and fauna in the Calmont region.  More information is available at www.calmont-region.de.
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Tourist-Information Ferienland Cochem
Updated: July 13, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
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Landscape
Highest point
376 m
Lowest point
91 m
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Safety information

Special care is needed during and after rain or snow and ice. Tread carefully, wear sturdy footwear and avoid overestimating your ability or risky outings.

Be sure to take food and drink with you (especially water). Take into account the weight of your backpack. Be sure to plan in breaks, carry a mobile phone with you (for emergencies) and avoid hiking when there is a risk of a storm.

Tips, hints and links

Tourist-Information Ferienland Cochem, Endertplatz 1, 56812 Cochem

Tel.: +49 (0) 2671-6004-0, Fax: +49 (0) 2671-6004-44

E-Mail: info@ferienland-cochem.de

www.calmont-mosel.de

www.ferienland-cochem.de 

Start

Bremm/Ediger-Eller (90 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.102810, 7.138328
DMS
50°06'10.1"N 7°08'18.0"E
UTM
32U 366868 5551721
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Destination

Bremm/Ediger-Eller

Turn-by-turn directions

MAIN ROUTE: The points of entry to the via ferrata are located at the railway bridge in Eller and above the church in Bremm (signposted Klettersteig).  The route takes around three hours to complete and also includes some challenging sections, which are nonetheless very well secured. The route goes from Eller over the Galgenlay to the Amphitron viewpoint. You might like to make a short diversion away from the main route and climb up to the cross situated on the summit of the Calmont (with a refuge hut). From the fork, the main route continues slightly downhill returning to Bremm. RETURN ROUTE OVER THE CALMONT SUMMIT

From the Calmont summit cross, the Calmont high-level route continues past the Roman sanctuary and the famous Vierseenblick (“Four-Lakes-View”) outlook at the Moselle high-altitude refuge hut before returning to Eller. RETURN ALONG THE MOSELLE RIVER

Either starting at Bremm or Eller, there is also an option of returning to your starting point along the combined cycle route and hiking trail directly on the banks of the Moselle River below the B49 to Ediger-Eller or Bremm. Duration: approx. 30 minutes.

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Public transport

Public transport friendly

Bahn: Regionalbahn von Koblenz und  Trier  bis  zum  Bahnhof  Ediger-Eller.

Bus: Buslinie 711.

Getting there

Take the A61, Rheinböllen exit, B50, B421 following the signs for Zell/Mosel, then the B49 following the signs for Koblenz; 

Take the A48, Ulmen exit, B259 to Cochem, then the B49 following the signs for Trier to Bremm. 

 

Parking

Signs in the car parks in Bremm and Ediger-Eller point you in the direction of the entrances to the via ferrata (Klettersteig).

Coordinates

DD
50.102810, 7.138328
DMS
50°06'10.1"N 7°08'18.0"E
UTM
32U 366868 5551721
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Wanderkarte Ferienland Cochem
Maßstab 1 : 25.000
7,90 €

Equipment

Sturdy footwear and weatherproof clothing are recommended.

Questions & Answers

Question about Robert Wolf · September 22, 2020 · Community
Kann man die Wanderung auch mit einem Hund machen?
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Answer by Hans Klapper  · September 22, 2020 · Community
Wenn das ein Rettungshund ist mit Ausbildung zum Steilleiterklettern, dann eingeschränkt ja. Sonst nicht.
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Question about Vanessa Hecker · August 30, 2020 · Community
Kann man sich irgendwo Kletterausrüstung ausleihen? Liebe Grüße :)
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Answer by Michael Ruhnau · August 30, 2020 · Community
Hallo Vanessa, keine Ahnung, aber ist meiner Meinung nach auch überflüssig. Sind nur 3 kleine Leitern. Gruß Michael
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Reviews

4.8
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Sabrina Cernigoj
October 04, 2020 · Community
Der Klettersteig hat mega Spaß gemacht und war echt anstrengend teilweise. Für mich ein super Sportprogramm. Die Kletterhindernisse waren echt aufregend. Würde immer wieder her kommen. Da wir nach einen Regenfall dort waren, war der Weg recht rutschig teilweise. Empfehlen tue ich den Klettersteig im trockenen, außer man hat kein Problem mit manchmal rutschigen Stellen. Ein gefundener Stock hat mir sehr geholfen zur Unterstützung beim wandern.
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7 km
Duration
2:49h
Ascent
448 m
Descent
416 m
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