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Rosenstein, Heubach

#39 of 88 in Nature in Baden-Wurttemberg
Mountain · Nature / Park
The Rosenstein is a 735 m high mountain in the Swabian Jura (German: Schwäbische Alb) above the town of Heubach near Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany.

With its exposed position as head of the Alb it had been of strategic importance. Excavations in the caves on Rosenstein have found tools dating back to the Paleolithic period. Among the best-known caves are scouring the "Great" and "Dark hole". About the Western rock, the remnants of a medieval castle, Rosenstein castle ruins.

The Rosenstein is now a very popular recreational area, especially for climbers and mountain bikers.

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  • Like we did so often when I was stationed in Schwaebisch Gmuend when I was in the Army in the 1980's, my wife (who is a Heubach native), my 12 year old son, and I hiked to the Rosenstein Ruins from...  more »
  • Burg Ruine Rosenstein is a former castle , burned down on the foot hills of the Swabian alb! Lots of hiking , biking and sight seeing around the little town of Heubach.  more »
  • Nice short 20 minutes hike for a view over Heubach. There is not much to do up there but on a sunny day it is great to just enjoy the view for a while.
  • Nice place to do short trekking as well as long trekking. Unfortunately ways are not so clear. There are lack of direction arrows which may eveb lead to the wrong path. Right after winter, it was difficult to find the route. Without navigation it might lead to walk in the wrong direction.
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