The Baptism of Nature Hike on the Rothaarsteig

"easy hiker jr."

Hiking in Germany

Of all our major hikes in Germany, the only one I have never told you about is our trip to the Rothaarsteig. This is a rather odd omission because the trip was, in a way, the most important of them all: our first ever, our baptism of nature hike, if you so wish, the place were Easy Hiker was born.

Baptism of Nature Hike on the Rothaarsteig

The Baptism of Nature Hike on the Rothaarsteig

My First Hike

"A castle ruin seen from a hill of the Lieserpfad hiking trail"

I love my creature comforts. Hiking and climbing activities, for me, are challenges. I’ve never ever done it in my youth so it was difficult to get my adult mind around it when Easy Hiker suggested I come along for a hike. I had loads of imagined fears.

But Easy Hiker promised to be gentle with me on my very first hike

My first hike was at the

My First Hike