Oberstdorf

Adventure on new paths: Trail Running Paradise Oberstdorf

Adventure on new paths: Trail Running Paradise Oberstdorf

Running Collection by Oberstdorf

9

Tours

17:59 h

74.5 mi

17,400 ft

Picturesque valleys in which fresh mountain streams splash happily, colorful alpine meadows meander through the deserted trails and impressive mountain peaks from which you can take home unforgettable impressions - in and around Oberstdorf a true trail running paradise awaits you. In the midst of the majestic mountain world, beginners, as well as advanced and professional runners, will find their ideal route here. In this collection, we present nine of them to you.

Around Oberstdorf there is every conceivable form of trail: from the easy valley trail along Stillach and Trettach to the rough high alpine summit trail - including flowing downhills. Due to its three altitudes and the varied tours, the area is ideal for trail running of all levels. All tours have one thing in common: you leave most asphalted roads behind you and run on well-trodden paths or across the terrain. You cross small rivers on picturesque bridges or run past colorful alpine meadows up abandoned mountain hiking trails. Sometimes you follow well-trodden paths, then you choose to cross-country or through the forest. Just as your mood drives you. The attraction is the adventure, the closeness to nature and the escape from everyday life.

When you're back from your run, the pleasure doesn't stop. It just becomes a little less strenuous. The friendly hosts in Oberstdorf make every effort to help exhausted runners get back on their feet. From delicious coffee and cake on the sun terrace to a hearty snack with the typical, freshly tapped Allgäuer beer to exquisite game specialties and a fine drop of wine - in Oberstdorf you can indulge in culinary delights and then relax in your cozy accommodation. So the next day you are fit for the next trail running adventure around Oberstdorf - have fun!

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Tours & Highlights

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    Difficult
    01:16
    6.54 mi
    5.2 mph
    900 ft
    900 ft
    Expert run. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The Freibergsee round is perfect for a morning or Feierabendrunde. As enjoyment round you run through the dreamlike area south of Oberstdorf. Skiflugschanze, the highest bathing lake in Germany and …

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  • Difficult
    01:53
    9.69 mi
    5.2 mph
    1,200 ft
    1,100 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    A varied and demanding trail, for experienced runners and altitude collectors.The path takes you first from the starting point Mühlenbrücke on wide paths and partly on asphalt, past the …

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  • Difficult
    01:31
    6.79 mi
    4.5 mph
    1,350 ft
    1,375 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    For this tour, you should take enough time and plan your breaks, because there is a lot to see and to discover. In particular, the impressive panorama in the beautiful …

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  • Difficult
    04:14
    13.3 mi
    3.1 mph
    4,925 ft
    1,375 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    This route certainly belongs to the supreme discipline of a trail runner: long, technically demanding and many altitude meters.This route delivers everything a true trail can offer. Extremely multi-faceted, …

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  • Intermediate
    00:50
    4.51 mi
    5.4 mph
    450 ft
    450 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The Hohenadlrunde is the perfect round for beginners on a varied route. Fantastic views of the Trettach, the Trettachspitze and the Oybach make the legs easy again.You start directly …

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  • Difficult
    01:05
    5.87 mi
    5.4 mph
    375 ft
    375 ft
    Expert run. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    This short run takes you along the river Iller to Oberstdorf's neighboring municipality of Fischen. In doing so, you usually follow the course of the river comfortably - an ideal …

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  • Difficult
    01:14
    4.13 mi
    3.4 mph
    1,800 ft
    1,350 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This lap is less than seven kilometers long and yet has something in it. Because at the short distance you master more than 500 vertical meters - and on some challenging trails. A great advantage is that it only goes uphill once and only once downhill, so you can divide your forces very well. At the summit of the Geißberg, a very special reward awaits you: an absolutely fantastic view!

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  • Difficult
    02:34
    10.5 mi
    4.1 mph
    2,725 ft
    2,725 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The Besler circuit has it all in itself, because you master about 17 kilometers and more than 800 meters in altitude. Challenging passages on challenging trails are waiting for you, …

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  • Difficult
    03:22
    13.1 mi
    3.9 mph
    3,675 ft
    3,675 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    21 kilometers and 1,120 vertical meters - these are the impressive facts of this race, which is quite a challenge and should only be tackled by experienced trail runners. However, …

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    9
  • Distance
    74.5 mi
  • Duration
    17:59 h
  • Elevation
    17,400 ft

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Adventure on new paths: Trail Running Paradise Oberstdorf