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With many routes in the 4th and 5th difficulty level, Borstein is ideal for climbing newcomers. The lack of bolts might be intimidating, but the numerous cracks are ideal to practice self-protection placements.


The area is located next to the "Waldgasthaus Borstein". From Reichenbach, take the Borsteinpath to the parking lots at the end of the street.

From Bensheim, follow sign towards "Blaues Türmchen". After, follow signs towards "Schönberger Kreuz", then to the "Karl-Stähr Hut". Finally, drive through Reichenbach to the Borsteinweg.


Drive along A5 to Bensheim, then through the city center to the Ritterplatz. turn right onto Niebelungenstreet and follow until Reichenbach. Turn into Beedenkirchener Street and follow the signs to the "Waldgasthaus Borstein". Please do not park directly at the restaurant, rather follow the street until the end and park there.


Take the regional train to Bensheim station. From there take bus line 665 towards Winterkasten. Exit at the station "Reichenbach Steinindustrie". The bus runs every 30 minutes on weekdays.

Bus & Train
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