30. August 2020 - 8:00 bis 18:00
Ramstein Outdoor Recreation, Kaiserslautern
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Rhein River Climbing Path | Sonntag, 30. August 2020

Join us on a fantastic cliff face traverse above the Rhein!

Rhein River Climbing Path

Enrollment: Visit us in person (preferred) or call us during business hours 1000-1700. We are open every day except Wednesday and Sunday

DSN: 480-5705

CIV: 06371-47-5705

Date: Sunday 30 August

Time: 800-1800

Cost: $35 for transportation, climbing and security equipment & instruction

Description: On this klettersteig (German for "climbing way") we travel along fixed steel cables and ladder rungs. If at any time climbing becomes too much, you can parallel the cliff on an adjacent path. This trip is 5 technical kilometers long with an elevation gain of approximately 800 feet. Bring lunch and euro for potential apres-hike dining along the Rhein! Dress for the weather and bring at least one liter of water in a small day pack. Great opportunities for photos guaranteed!

Participant Restrictions: Ages 14+ with parent, no fear of heights, hiking fitness for steep sections and 5km length

Departure Logistics: Ramstein Outdoor Recreation’s main front doors will open for our pre-trip briefing at 0800. Please park in the covered terminal parking garage—not in the ODR 2-hour loop. The meeting area is inside the ODR Adventure Programs Office. Note that the retail store is not open for purchases on the morning of departure. Please stock up (see packing list below) ahead of the trip date. Restrooms are located in the back of the hotel lobby (ground level). A bakery for coffee, snacks, and ****-lunch items is located on the 2nd floor inside the hotel entrance. ATMs are located adjacent to the bakery for euro currency withdrawal (at least 20 euro per person suggested for all trips).


• 0800: Pre-trip meeting, distribute safety gear to participants, and leave ODR

• 1000: Arrive at parking and begin hike

• 1015: Safety briefing and via-ferrata (klettersteig) technique orientation

• 1030: Begin klettersteig climbing portion of the hike

• 1230: Stop for lunch with a view above the Rhein!

• 1315: Continue loop hiking back to Boppard

• 1630: Complete hike and depart for Ramstein

• 1800: Completion of trip

Suggested Packing List:

• Weather appropriate clothing (rain gear, hiking shoes, layer clothing for varying temperatures).

• Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, umbrella if needed

• Small day pack (avoid string bags that dig into shoulders)

• **** lunch, snacks and 1-2 liters of water

• Euro cash (20 euro suggested) and 50c coin for restroom use

• Base ID (passport for overnight and when trip crosses international borders)

• Camera/phone for photos

Corona Notes: Mask use is mandatory during transportation in our 15 passenger vans on these itineraries and when 1.5 meter spacing cannot be maintained outside. During the activity mask use is voluntary. Hand sanitizer use for disinfection required on facility entry, van entry, and prior to eating. Business establishments frequented on route adhere to RLP state guidelines.

For questions or concerns please contact our Director of Outdoor Adventure Programs at email