Gare de Saint-Amarin - gite des Buissonnets

Legend :
Gare de Saint-Amarin
Ferme Auberge Les Buissonnets

Difficulty ratingDifficult

Distance (in km) 17.5

Elevation gain + (in m) 795

Elevation loss - (in m) 494

Length (3.5 km/h) 5h15

along the way
GPS data - 47.87334,7.02844
Glacial mills (Marmites glaciaires)
GPS data - 47.87308,7.02243

The glacier mills of Saint-Amarin are due to the rapid melting of the glaciers (in the last ice age about 12 to 13 thousand years ago). Waterfalls dug progressively holes into the rock. The ice in the holes often remains up to mid-May.

GPS data - 47.83732,6.99006
The Belacker pasture (chaume) is located between the Rossberg and the Vogelstein. These high mountain pastures are typically for the southern Vosges mountains. Their were first mentionned in 1550. Cattle appreciate juicy grass and gentle slopes. Hikers pause a...
Belacker lodge
GPS data - 47.83801,6.99076
Amid the high pastures
In the vicinity of Vogelstein, rocky headlands located at 1 181m above sea  reveal the Belacker Inn. The terrace of the establishment offers a view of the valley of Saint-Amarin and of the highest peaks of the Massif des Vosges, the Gra
Volcano forest
GPS data - 47.82957,6.98788
The Vogelstein rocks (1164m) overhang the volcano forest and are classified as a nature reserve, due to the unique forest and the special flora and fauna.
Viewpoint Fuchsfelsen Rock
GPS data - 47.82529,6.99886
The Fuchsfelsen ledge was created to allow a panoramic view of the Doller valley and the Ballon d'Alsace.
Buissonnets Inn
GPS data - 47.80787,7.02715
The Ferme-Auberge Buissonnets is situated on the southern slopes of the Rossberg massif, near the village Bourbach-le-Haut and the Hundsruck pass. The farm is embedded in pastures, and keeps many kinds of farm animals.

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