Grainau, Germany

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  • Grainau, Germany

    Hike Höllental Gorge to Lake Eibsee via Riffelscharte Peaks

    9.1 mi / 4757.2 ft gain
    This trail starts out right where one of the paths lead up to Zugspitze (Germany's highest mountain) but we take the route via Riffelscharte down to Eibsee. The tour starts from Hammersbach (parking available) through the spectacular Höllentalklamm gorge. At the end of the gorge, you can rest, ea...
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  • Grainau, Germany

    Hike Höllentalanger to Höllentalangerhütte

    8.2 mi / 2400 ft gain
    Starting from the parking lot, walk 500m to the trail head. The hike begins with a gravel path that winds up an initial climb and spills out onto a gravel road. The marked trail leads to a hut that serves as the entrance to the gorge. The hut serves light food, drinks, and has free bathrooms avai...
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  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

    Hike Zugspitze via Reintal

    5.0
    Starting at the Olympic Ski Jump in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (708 m), walk toward the mountains along Wildenauer Strasse and follow signs to the Partnach Gorge (Partnachklamm). There is a fee of 3 Euros per person to enter the gorge, but it is definitely worth seeing (and hearing.) If you arrive at...
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  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

    Hike through the Partnach Gorge in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

    4.0
    2 mi / 600 ft gain
    This was my first adventure during my visit to Germany.  The hike starts at the historic 1936 winter olympics venue, Olympic-Skistadion stadium.  The preserved stadium adorns the same sculptures and features found during the 1936 winter games.  After taking in the olympic history, follow the sign...
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  • Mittenwald, Germany

    Hike Westliche Karwendelspitze

    8 mi / 6000 ft gain
    Starting at the base of the Karwendelbahn, follow signs under the roadway and up the hill. From there, follow the yellow signs to the Dammkarhütte. This portion of the hike is relatively easygoing, but the last little bit up to the hut involves quite a bit of shale, so be prepared to take your ti...
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  • Seefeld in Tirol, Austria

    Hike to the Brunschkopf

    Starting from the tennis hall in Seefeld, follow the path towards Mösern which goes across the meadows. When you get to Mösern you'll see trails for the Möserer See and the Möserer See Stube. For the hike to the Brunschkopf, you don't actually pass the lake. It's a short detour off the trail but ...
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  • Gemeinde Reutte, Austria

    Hike along Highline179

    1.2 mi / 400 ft gain
    Hike to this amazing 376 foot high suspension bridge that spans 1329 feet across the a valley in the beautiful mountainous Tyrol region of the Austrian Alps. The bridge spans the B179 highway, connecting the old Roman Fort Claudia and the 700 year old Ehrenberg castle. This hike is breath taking ...
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  • Schwangau, Germany

    Hike up Pöllartschlucht to the Best Views of Schloss Neuschwanstein

    5.0
    1.2 mi / 656.2 ft gain
    Starting at the Castle of Neuschwanstein, you will hike up the Pöllartschlucht (it's a ravine with a creek) until the first big waterfall. You then go up a really steep mountainside fully overgrown with all kind of plants and trees. Hiking up the Pöllartschlucht is easy as you can follow a broad ...
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  • Kochel am See, Germany

    Hike the Heimgarten/Herzogstand Trail

    5.0
    9.3 mi / 4055.1 ft gain
    The Heimgarten/Herzogstand trail is a famous one and there's a reason why: a great hike with outstanding views! Its close vicinity to the Kochelsee and Walchensee only make it even more attractive, since you can cool off with a swim in one of the lakes if you're done hiking and enjoying the views...
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  • 8 Florengasse, Austria

    Hike To The Kemater Alm

    7 mi / 2040.7 ft gain
    Take the bus from Innsbruck to Grinzens or if you have a car, park in the village of Grinzens at the Sportplatz. From here already you can see signs to the Kemater Alm.  The route is really simple. Just follow the dirt road straight through the forest and deeper in to the valley. For the first ha...
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  • Grinzens, Austria

    Hike to Salfeins

    5.0
    4.4 mi / 3211.9 ft gain
    The trail begins next to the Sportplatz in the village of Grinzens, just outside of Innsbruck. The trail begins as a gravel road, but within a few meters it splits. You can either take route 51 which follows the gravel road or route 52 which cuts through the forest. We chose to follow route 52 on...
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  • Innsbruck, Austria

    Hike Around Each Stop of the Nordkettenbahnen

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    The Nordkettenbahnen starts in the town center area of Innsbruck and takes you first to Alpenzoo and then to an end stop. These first two stops are on a funicular. Once you get to the end of the funicular, you will then transfer to the actual bahn (lift) which will take you up to the Seegrube sto...
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  • Axamer Lizum, Austria

    Hike up Hoadl at Axamer Lizum

    5 mi / 2739.5 ft gain
    If you are looking for somewhere to watch one of the best sunsets in Tirol, then Axamer Lizum might just be that place. Whilst this area is perhaps better known as being a ski resort in winter, it has some of the most picturesque hiking close to the city of Innsbruck, being at the foot of the Kal...
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  • Innsbruck, Austria

    Hike to the Summit of the Patschekofel in Innsbruck

    4.5 mi / 951.4 ft gain
    Take the Patscherkofelbahn cable car up to the top station to start this hike. From the top station of the lift you'll see a trail sign for the "Zirbenweg". For the first part of this hike you're going to follow this almost completely flat trail that hugs the side of the mountain.  Stay on this t...
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  • Fulpmes, Austria

    Hike To The Schlicker See In The Stubai Valley

    9.9 mi / 2821.5 ft gain
    In this circular hike starts at the Kreuzjoch top station of the Schlick 2000 gondola and finishes back at the bottom station, meaning that the elevation gain you're hiking is about half of the amount that you'll descend if you follow this particular route. As you exit the lift station, you'll ta...
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  • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

    Hike to the Franz Senn Hut

    2.2 mi / 1322.2 ft gain
    The hike from the Oberiss Alm mountain pastures to the Franz Senn Hut in the Stubai Valley in Tirol is a wonderful hike for the whole family. The hike starts from the Oberissalm, a remote farmhouse surrounded by alpine meadows. Here you'll find a paid parking area and working farmhouse serving f...
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