The Uplandsteig is a marked, long distance walkway of 64 kilometers of pure pleasure. This quality hiking trail connects Usseln through a mountain- and valleyvariant with other villages from the Upland, like Willingen and Welleringhausen. It takes you over high heathland, through forests, blooming meadows and peaceful valleys. Natural landscapes with magnificent views and a varied route; the Uplandsteig is regularly checked and improved, that`s why it`s called a quality hiking trail! For more information

An other long distance walkway is the Rothaarsteig, for more information

Nordic Walking

Nordic walking is becoming a quit popular sport in Germany. When you are our gast, you can try it yourself with a qualified trainer! Every week, in every weathercondition and with no minimum or maximum of participants.

Tuesdays at 19.30 and thursdays at 16.00 you can join in for only €3,- including hiring Nordic walking poles.

Startingpoint is always the Nordic Walking meeting point "Skilift Emmet" (very close to our hostel). You can also get here some information before the tour starts.


Marked walkways in Usseln

U 1 : Strycktalrundweg 12,1 km, 215 m heightdifference, time ca. 2,5 hour.

U 2 : Hoher-Pön- rundweg 3,6 km, 35 m heightdifference, time ca. 45 minutes.

U 3 : Diemelquelle-rundweg 6,8 km, 169 m heightdifference.

U 4 : Heimberg-rundweg 4,2 km, 133 m heightdifference.

U 5 : Neerdartal-rundweg 12 km, 278 m heightdifference.

U 6 : Osterkopf-rundweg 9,3 km, 217 m heightdifference.

U 7 : Diemel-rundweg 7,3 km, 137 m heightdifference.

Pigerweg Usseln, 17,1 km

You can buy a walking map at "Das orange Schaf" with these routes.

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