A Giant Standing Stone, a Rock Formation, and an Old Wolf Pit

A giant rock slab near Bad Teinach in the Northern Black Forest

In the vicinity of the towns of Bad Teinach and Neubulach, located in the Northern Black Forest of Germany, numerous enigmatic sites exist. The origins and initial functions of these places are still largely hidden in the dark.

Today, we will explore three of these and also take a brief look at how they are geomantically integrated into their surroundings.

A Giant Standing Stone in the Woods

Traveling southwest from Bad Teinach and continuing on foot near the Teinach Valley Lake parking lot towards the Beilfelsen rock formation, one is almost rendered speechless within a few hundred meters by a majestic rock slab that suddenly appears beside the path. This slab stands almost vertically, reaching an estimated height of 7 meters at its tallest point.

One can’t help but ponder, how did this giant arrive at this place, and who was responsible for positioning it here?

According to one theory, a glacier during the last Ice Age accomplished this, which sounds unlikely given the atypical shape for glacial erratics. Others suggest it broke off higher up the mountain and coincidentally remained lodged in this position. This appears somewhat more plausible, especially since there is a large, and in my view, equally mysterious rock formation located about 200 meters up the slope, which we also plan to explore.

However, as we will see later, it appears to be a deliberate placement at this specific spot.

The giant rock slab

Uruz, the Wild Bull

From certain angles in particular, the slab perfectly resembles an ancient Norse rune known as the Uruz or Ur rune, which is widely interpreted to symbolize a wild ox or bull. This specific shape is frequently observed in the still existing menhirs scattered across Europe.

A bit like the Nordic rune Uruz (Ur rune)
A bit like the Nordic rune Uruz (Ur rune)

It’s actually hard to believe, but if you split and mirror the image of the slab, something emerges that you can identify as a bull’s head without too much stretch of your imagination.

Holy smokes, what a coincidence! …if it is.

It should be noted that this discovery does not stem from my own research, but rather from the efforts of some outstanding regional citizen archaeologists and researchers who have also brought to light many other incredible findings so far.

If you split and mirror a photo of the slab, something that could be described as a bull's head appears
If you split and mirror a photo of the slab, something that could be described as a bull’s head appears
Ur/Uruz rune shapes

The Beilfelsen Rock Formation

Leaving the location of the rock slab behind, as we wind our way up the mountain through a serpentine path, and ascend a steep staircase with many steps, we soon encounter the majestic Beilfelsen.

At first glance, it looks quite gloomy when you discover the large, dark opening from below that leads into the heart of the rock formation. The scenery gives the impression of a vault, as if made of huge stacked stones, which hollows out the entire rock

Particularly striking are the two front cubic blocks that sit atop each other, seemingly forming the foundation of the formation and securing it against slipping. It’s as if this foundation was intentionally placed. Even within the vault, certain perspectives raise questions about whether nature alone was at work. Due to the lack of substantial evidence, I lean towards the theory of this formation’s natural origin for now. However, an intuitive feeling persists that something is amiss.

Once you’ve climbed to the top of the rock, positioning yourself directly above the vault, you’re rewarded with a great view of the valley below, where the Teinach stream meanders through.

The Beilfelsen

The Wolf Pit

Approximately 700 meters to the north, you’ll find the next enigmatic location: a well-preserved medieval wolf pit nestled in the forest. This site features a formerly 3-meter-deep, stone-lined pit in the ground, which was once covered with a type of trapdoor. Decaying meat placed inside served as bait to lure the wolves. Once plunged in, there was no escape.

Adding to the mystical ambiance of this place are several wooden wolf statues, strategically placed around the trap. It’s as if they stand vigil for their long-lost brethren.

So far, so good, and quite plausible, if it weren’t for the remnants of a stone setting that acts like a pulpit in front of the pit, along with several strangely symmetrical, large stone blocks and slabs scattered around the area. Here too, there is no substantive evidence to suggest it was ever anything but a wolf trap. However, again intuition tells me we are dealing with an ancient site of religious/spiritual significance.

As we will see in the next chapter, it appears my intuition may not be entirely off the mark.

A medieval wolf pit

Geomantic View of the Area

It’s well-documented and no secret that our long-forgotten ancestors, whoever they might have been, had the ability to survey vast regions (likely on a global scale) based on geomantic, or to put it simply, energetic principles, They skillfully positioned structures or places of worship exactly at strategic points along energetic lines. Later, many of these sites were also overlaid with ecclesiastical buildings.

Whether one takes these accounts at face value or views them as mere figments of the imagination is a matter for debate. However, it appears we are dealing here with a regional excerpt from this ancient science.

It seems that someone has carefully considered the arrangement of the spots. If you perceive the triangle below as only coincidence, take a closer look at the second map.

Is the exact right-angled triangle a coincidence?

The giant stone slab appears to play a pivotal role here, as it is the point where some lines intersect. I have just slightly expanded the radius beyond the three mysterious locations discussed in this post, effortlessly uncovering connections to other equally enigmatic places not far away.

I am sure that enlarging the radius further, or a more precise search within this segment would reveal even more such connections.

Various places in the vicinity appear to be interconnected.

Ultimately, I’m quite confident that my intuition isn’t misleading me.

This means that the three places are much more than what meets the eye at first glance: a boulder that has either crashed down or been transported by a glacier, an all natural rock formation, and a wolf trap.

I believe they hold a captivating history that goes back a great deal, shaped by those who have long vanished from the face of the earth, leaving us with nothing but such subtle traces.

Video & Map

Short tour of the area
The spots can be found near the town of Bad Teinach

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