View from the Gällfelsen to the Rappeneck (left)
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View from Rappeneck into the Dreisamtal with a view of the municipality of Oberried
The Rappeneck is a mountain in the southern Black Forest with a height of . It lies between the summit of the Schauinsland ( ) in the south, the Dreisamtal in the north, the town of Oberried in the east and the Kappler Valley in the west.
Sports and leisure opportunities
The Rappeneck is accessible by an extensive network of hiking trails. In 1995, the Rappeneck was the starting point of the downhill competition of the Mountain Bike World Championships in nearby Kirchzarten .
The Rappenecker Hut
On the summit of the Rappeneck is the Rappenecker Hütte, which is considered Europe's first solar-powered restaurant. The listed Rappenecker Hof, a typical Black Forest farm, has existed since the 17th century and was equipped with a photovoltaic system in 1987 by the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems in Freiburg im Breisgau . Together with a wind turbine and a fuel cell (from 2003), the hut, which has never been connected to the public electricity network, is powered exclusively from renewable energy sources .
- Map services of the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation ( information )
- Freiburg-Dreisamtal.de: Zahnwehkapelle St.Appolonia Rappeneck Oberried Schauinsland. Retrieved January 30, 2015 .
- Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE: The Rappenecker Hof. ( Memento of the original from February 28, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Retrieved February 23, 2014.
- Institute for Building Construction of the TU Dresden: Monument and Energy - Technologies and System Innovations for Energy Supply and Energy Saving in Architectural Monuments (PDF; 7.2 MB), p. 109