Bicycling / Cycling in Scheiben-Lohberg, Großer Arber, Bavaria Germany

Trail length:
8.1 km/5.5 mi
Average grade:
Height start:
585 m/1919 ft
Height top:
1050 m/3444 ft
Elevation gain:
465 m/1525 ft
Great Arber (Großer Arber) is the highest peak of the Bohemian – Bavarian mountain ridge and reaches at an elevation of 1456 m/4777 ft height. The spot lies at 197 km/122 mi in the northeast of Munich. Geographically, it belongs to Bohemian Forest, so you might notice that people refer to it as ‘King of the Bavarian Forest’.

One of the most popular sports, performed on the spot due to its high elevation changes is cycling. One path that is great for cycling in the wider Great Arber area is Scheiben – Lohberg. The route starts from Lohberg and it continues its ascent to Scheiben for 8.1 km /5.5 mi long. The average grade of the path is 5.7%.

Starting point height of the trail is at 585 m /1919 ft and the height top is found at 1050 m /3444 ft. Along its distance, you will climb at an elevation of  465 m /1525 ft. The difficulty ranking worldwide is 4.439 and specifically in Germany 65. The difficulty score is 46.69.