Kandel Mountain - 1241 m above sea level
Information in brief
- Location: 25 km north-east of Freiburg
- Road leads almost to the summit
- Popular mountain for ambitious cyclists, motorcyclists and paragliders
Kandel Mountain can be reached by road from Waldkirch or from St. Peter or Glottertal from the south. There is a large car park at the highest point of the road, and a 400m footpath leads to the summit from there.
The large Kandelfelsen rock just below is a popular area for climbers. The paraglider launch site is directly by the car park. For winter sports enthusiasts, there are three ski lifts and pistes of various levels of difficulty, the popular boarder park and cross-country skiing courses.
Places around Kandel mountain
Photo: View from Kandel Mountain over the Elz Valley, Waldkirch can be seen on the right. The Vosges Mountains rise up from the mist in the background.