Route: Spessartbogen (Germany)

90 km
Vertical Gain
2400 m

Through the fairytale land of the Brothers Grimm: The Spessartbogen is a 90km long, certified premium trail through the unique forest landscape of Hessian Spessart region. It connects the towns of Langenselbold (in the south) and Schlüchtern (in the north), thus traversing the hessian part of the Spessart completely, including more than 2000m vertical gain depending on the direction.

GPS Track


I did this from south to north, respectively west to east. This route appears to be more harder because there ist more vert, especially in the second half. I ran unsupported without pacers or aid stations. Lots of heavy rain throughout the day.