Wolfsschlucht 3D Archery Course
The Wolfsschlucht 3D Archery Course was opened in the summer of 2013 in a quarry between the Lower Franconian villages Kembach and Holzkirchhausen. It is operated by Peter Ament, who has built him completely by himself gradually.
The Facilities of the Course
The course has 29 stations that have been beautifully integrated into the old quarry and arranged with great attention to detail. Archery Courses in quarries are very rare and something very special. The shots are demanding and very varied. There are shots of tree trunks, steep uphill and downhill shots and shots on artificial islands. A highlight besides many other great targets, for example, is a steep 30 meter downhill shot on a dragon. Also long shots are plentiful on this course. Overall, the course is especially suitable for advanced and ambitious archers. At each station there are three different colored pegs. A yellow peg for compound, a red peg for adults and a blue peg for kids, teens and beginners.
Landscape and Special Features
The trails were wonderfully integrated into the landscape. So that the gradients in the quarry can be better overcome, more than 100 steps were struck into the terrain and secured many critical points. The archers who visit this course should be sure-footed and in some places also free from giddiness and always equip themselves with sturdy shoes. The signposting on the terrain is also good, so it’s almost impossible to get lost. It takes about four hours to complete a round on the Wolfsschlucht 3D Archery Course, covering about 5 km.
Although the course runs in the quarry, the arrow break is limited, because in many places there are backstops. Some of them have been painted in such a way that they are not visible. In the course there are some resting places, as well as barbecue places. There is also a break station, where you can find cold drinks, sometimes coffee or biscuits for a small donation.
Registration & Prices
The registration for the course is located centrally in the grounds. There is a small ticket booth where the formalities of each shooter can be done independently.
The fee is a daily fee and is 10,- EUR for adults. For children up to 12 years a reduced fee of 6, – EUR is payable.
If you would like to shoot at the Wolfsschlucht 3D Archery Course, you must have your own archery equipment or at least bring one with you, as there is no bow rental on site. However, there are several archery shops in our region who offer bow rental.
What else to expect?
A shooting range is available as well as a toilet.
|Youths (15 to 17 years)||10,00 EUR|
|Children (up to 14 years)||6,00 EUR|
It is a daily fee.
Payment is made at the ticket booth on site in cash and on trust.
Please inform yourself before your visit for safety again on the website of the operator, if the course is really open at the desired time.
The archery course is located between Kembach and Holzkirchhausen.
It’s best if you navigate with Google Maps and search for “Bogensport Team Helmstadt“.
For more information please visit the page »Bow Rental«.
The course has 29 stations with about 70 3D animal targets.
For a round on the course about 3-4 hours must be scheduled. The course is about 5 km long.
The course is located in an old quarry. So it is often uphill and down.
Dogs may be brought along the course if they are kept on a leash.
Compound bows are allowed without restriction.
Broadheads are prohibited!
A break station with cold drinks and biscuits is available.
A simple toilet is available.
Accommodations & Overnights
In case of a long journey or if you want to spend a bow holiday in our region, do you need an accommodation? A selection of accommodation and lodging near the Wolfsschlucht 3D Archery Course can be found below.
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