Hiking trail ski jumping hill - Faistenoy - Anatswald - Birgsau

Description

Short description of the hiking trail ski jumping hill -Faistenoy-Anatswald-Birgsau (20 km round trip, one way 10 km)

From the "Marktplatz" or the "Oberstdorf Haus" in southern direction along "Prinzenstraße", past the "Loretto" chapels - turn right into "Wiesenweg" to the lower "Renksteg". Now turn left upstream along the "Stillach" river past the "Oberen Renksteg" and continue south. Over the bridge on the right you reach the "Heini-Klopfer-Skiflugschanze". Here you come to the deep run-out of the ski planes and can get a picture of the enormous height. Back over the bridge and on the left side follow the "Stillach" river through a forest section after a short ascent along the brook to Faistenoy. Shortly after Faistenoy you reach Anatswald and Birgsau. On the same route you can return to Oberstdorf. The return journey is also possible with the bus line. Travel times for "low-floor buses" (but unsuitable for electric wheelchairs!) must be requested in advance from RVA (Tel. 08322 96770).

The hiking trail to Birgsau can be accessed at the following points:

"Oberstdorf Haus" (Parking)

Car park and bus stop "Renksteg"

Car park and bus stop at the ski jumping hill

Car park Faistenoy and bus stop Faistenoy/Fellhornbahn and bus stop Birgsau.


Public toilets are located in the "Oberstdorf Haus" (during opening hours), at the ski jumping hill and at the "Fellhornbahn" (during opening hours).

Information on accessibility

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Some information about accessibility are listed below. For more details, please see the test report at the end of the text.

  • The trail is 20 km long (round trip). The return journey is also possible with the bus line. Travel times for "low-floor buses" (but unsuitable for electric wheelchairs!) must be requested in advance from RVA (Tel. 08322 96770).
  • There are the following beginnings of the hiking trail:
    • "Oberstdorf House" (Parking)
    • "Renksteg": car park and bus stop
    • Ski jumping hill: car park and bus stop
    • Car park Faistenoy
    • Bus stop Faistenoy/Fellhornbahn
    • Bus stop Birgsau
  • At the "Obersdorf Haus" there are two marked parking spaces for people with disabilities (parking space size: 250 cm x 500 cm) with direct access to the hiking trail.
  • There are no parking spaces for people with disabilities the "Renksteg", at the ski jumping hill and in Faistenoy. The paths between the car park and the beginnings of the hiking trail are not easy to walk and drive on.
  • The width of the manoeuvring space along the bus stops is 200 cm. The path between the bus stop and the beginnings of the hiking trail is easy to walk and drive on at the bus stops Fellhornbahn and Birgsau, but not at the bus stops "Renksteg" and at the ski jumping hill.
  • The hiking trail is stepless. There is a threshold with a height of 3 cm.
  • The hiking trail leads for the most part over water-bound surface coverings, which are not easy to walk and drive on.
  • Length gradients of more than 6 % are present. The maximum gradient is 13 % over a length of 40 m.
  • The hiking trail is at least 130 cm wide, the narrowest width of the trail section is 100 cm wide over 2 m length.
  • The hiking trail is mainly car-free. At approx. 500 m, the hiking trail leads from the Faistenoy car park over a residential street with low amount of traffic.
  • Roads used by motor vehicles have to be crossed.
  • A 1.6 km long section of the hiking trail is also suitable for cyclists, skaters, riders, etc .
  • There is no consistent seating available at a distance of at least 500 m.
  • The path is continuously signposted from the turnoff at the "Loretto" chapel (after approx. 1.2 km).

Public toilet for people with disabilities: "Oberstdorf Haus"

  • The "Oberstdorf Haus" is accessible via a threshold of 3 cm.
  • The toilet door is 93 cm wide.
  • The manoeuvring spaces are as follows:
    • in front of toilet, washbasin and door at least 148 cm x 179 cm;
    • left of toilet 100 cm x 70 cm, right 87 cm x 71 cm.
  • There are handles which can be folded up on both sides of the toilet.
  • The washbasin is wheelchair compatible and the mirror can be seen while standing or sitting.
  • An alarm trigger (cord) is present.

Public toilet for people with disabilities: Ski jumping hill

  • The toilet door is 88 cm wide.
  • The manoeuvring spaces are as follows:
    • in front of toilet, washbasin and door 150 cm x 150 cm;
    • left of toilet 89 cm x 70 cm, right 77 cm x 70 cm.
  • There are handles which can be folded up on both sides of the toilet.
  • The washbasin is wheelchair compatible.
  • The mirror cannot be seen when standing or sitting.
  • An alarm trigger (cord) is present.

Public toilet for people with disabilities: "Fellhornbahn" (valley station)

  • The valley station is accessible via a threshold of 3 cm.
  • The toilet door is 93 cm wide.
  • The manoeuvring spaces are as follows:
    • in front of the door 144 cm x 156 cm,
    • in front of toilet 170 cm x 158 cm,
    • in front of the washbasin 158 cm x 144 cm,
    • left of toilet 109 cm x 70 cm, right 81 cm x 70 cm.
  • There are handles which can be folded up on both sides of the toilet.
  • The washbasin is wheelchair compatible and the mirror can be seen while standing or sitting.
  • An alarm trigger (button) is present.

Some information about accessibility are listed below. For more details, please see the test report at the end of the text.

  • The trail is 20 km long (round trip). The return journey is also possible with the bus line. Please contact RVA (Tel. 08322 96770) for travel times in advance.
  • There are the following beginnings of the hiking trail:
    • "Oberstdorf House" (Parking)
    • "Renksteg": car park and bus stop
    • Ski jumping hill: car park and bus stop
    • Car park Faistenoy
    • Bus stop Faistenoy/Fellhornbahn
    • Bus stop Birgsau
  • The hiking trail leads for the most part over water-bound surface coverings, which are not easy to walk and drive on.
  • The hiking trail is at least 130 cm wide, the narrowest width of the trail section is 100 cm wide over 2 m length.
  • The hiking trail is mainly car-free. At approx. 500 m, the hiking trail leads from the Faistenoy car park over a residential street with low amount of traffic.
  • Roads used by motor vehicles have to be crossed.
  • A 1.6 km long section of the hiking trail is also suitable for cyclists, skaters, riders, etc.
  • The circular trail has no uninterrupted visual high-contrast pavement limitation.
  • The trail boundary can be detected tactilely.
  • Information for orientation and about the stations are neither tactile (e.g. in Braille) nor conveyed acoustically.
  • Assistance dogs are allowed.

Some information about accessibility are listed below. For more details, please see the test report at the end of the text.

  • The trail is 20 km long (round trip). The return journey is also possible with the bus line. Please contact RVA (Tel. 08322 96770) for travel times in advance.
  • There are the following beginnings of the hiking trail:
    • "Oberstdorf House" (Parking)
    • "Renksteg": car park and bus stop
    • Ski jumping hill: car park and bus stop
    • Car park Faistenoy
    • Bus stop Faistenoy/Fellhornbahn
    • Bus stop Birgsau
  • The hiking trail is stepless. There is a threshold with a height of 3 cm.
  • The hiking trail leads for the most part over water-bound surface coverings, which are not easy to walk and drive on.
  • Length gradients of more than 6 % are present. The maximum gradient is 13 % over a length of 40 m.
  • The hiking trail is at least 130 cm wide, the narrowest width of the trail section is 100 cm wide over 2 m length.
  • The hiking trail is mainly car-free. At approx. 500 m, the hiking trail leads from the Faistenoy car park over a residential street with low amount of traffic.
  • Roads used by motor vehicles have to be crossed.
  • A 1.6 km long section of the hiking trail is also suitable for cyclists, skaters, riders, etc.

Some information about accessibility are listed below. For more details, please see the test report at the end of the text.

  • The trail is 20 km long (round trip). The return journey is also possible with the bus line. Please contact RVA (Tel. 08322 96770) for travel times in advance.
  • There are the following beginnings of the hiking trail:
    • "Oberstdorf House" (Parking)
    • "Renksteg": car park and bus stop
    • Ski jumping hill: car park and bus stop
    • Car park Faistenoy
    • Bus stop Faistenoy/Fellhornbahn
    • Bus stop Birgsau
  • The hiking trail leads for the most part over water-bound surface coverings, which are not easy to walk and drive on.
  • The hiking trail is mainly car-free. At approx. 500 m, the hiking trail leads from the Faistenoy car park over a residential street with low amount of traffic.
  • Roads used by motor vehicles have to be crossed.
  • A 1.6 km long section of the hiking trail is also suitable for cyclists, skaters, riders, etc.
  • The path is continuously signposted from the turnoff at the "Loretto" chapel (after approx. 1.2 km). There are no path signs at a constantly visible distance.
Certified in the period: January 2019 – December 2022

Address & contact

Wanderweg Skiflugschanze - Faistenoy - Anatswald - Birgsau

Prinzregenten-Platz 1
87561 Oberstdorf
Phone number: +49 8322 7001005
E-mail address: info@oberstdorf.de
Website: www.oberstdorf.de

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