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Zugspitze Gipfel - Höchster Punkt Bayern

Zugspitze Gipfel - Höchster Punkt Bayern

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Recommended by 1261 out of 1300 hikers


  • Jürgen Hild

    If you intend to climb the Zugspitze from Ehrwald and take the train back down, you should first inquire about the operating hours of the Tiroler Zugspitzbahn.

    Several times a month a fondue evening takes place on the Zugspitze, where the train runs until 9.30 pm. So you can take your time on the climb and miss the big bustle, if you reach the summit after 5 pm.

    The course can of course be used if you do not participate in the fondue evening. The ticket can be bought directly before the start of the trip at the summit. In fine weather you can admire the beautiful sunset on the Zugspitze and the summit belongs to you, with luck, all alone.

    Information on the extended operating times can be found on the page of the Tiroler Zugspitzbahn under the heading "Events".

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    • February 11, 2017


    Here you should get up pretty early, because as soon as the train opens, the most famous summit in Germany is flooded with tourists.

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    • January 13, 2015

  • Uwe Schuck

    When hiking from the glacier to the seats, the path forks to the right, it is easier to keep to the right, the left is high alpine.

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    • August 5, 2018

  • Lechner Manuel // Team Gute Laune Sport

    More strenuous but rewarding climb to the Zugspitze. Certainly not suitable for everyone, since there are some difficult sections here.

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    • July 10, 2017

  • Thorsten Fritz

    The inexperienced should go the via ferrata from the Wiener-Neustädter Hütte to the Zugspitze only with via ferrata. This is especially true when snow is.

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    • December 2, 2016

  • Basti

    Quite a long and strenuous ascent to the Zugspitze, but it is worth persevering in the end, as the summit gives you a wonderful view.

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    • August 21, 2020

  • Robert J.

    Through Höllental on the Zugspitze currently only with crampons. Without it, it is extremely dangerous to impossible on the naked ice on the Höllentalferner. There are some climbers back without crampons.
    At the Randkluft currently several meters (about 5-6) must be climbed freely without security. Is for the only via ferrata goers a challenge.

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    • August 23, 2018

  • racoustic

    The ascent via Stopselzieher with overnight on the Knorrhütte and subsequent descent via Reintal and Einkehr in the Reintalangerhütte is a nice weekend tour and durauchaus to recommend.

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    • October 4, 2018

  • Jutta

    If you want to go up, you should prepare very well. For "flatlanders" this is no easy hike

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    • August 18, 2018

  • Ives

    It's best to go during the week, the summit is completely overcrowded

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    • September 18, 2018

  • sabine.faulhaber

    beautiful gilded summit cross, which has the form since the first ascents.
    Quite a lot of people up there on the small spot of the summit and also on the way there. Nevertheless, a summit photo of the highest mountain in Germany must not be missing, especially if you have run from the very bottom (Ehrwald in my case) up to.

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    • August 21, 2018

  • Chris124

    First a very steep gravel field, then Kraxelei high to the ridge - exhausting but worthwhile due to the views in any case.

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    • June 30, 2018

  • Uwe Schuck

    Because it's just breathtaking ...

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    • August 4, 2018

  • MichlH

    Duch Höllental a great tour, only at the gypsum cross it is too filled.

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    • September 24, 2018

  • Robert Köhler

    Great view from the highest mountain in Germany. The summit is easy to reach, but I can recommend the ascent of Ehrwald, or the Zugspitz Arena. Super mountain tour with high alpine elements and the via ferrata Höllenklamm. The panorama is unique

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    • October 2, 2019

  • Nancy 😗 🥾🚶‍♀️⛰ 🚴‍♀️

    If you don't want to run, you can take a highly modern cable car, around 50 euros.

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    • February 9, 2020

  • Nancy 😗 🥾🚶‍♀️⛰ 🚴‍♀️

    A great experience in summer and winter. In winter you have to expect not to come up.

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    • February 9, 2020

  • Nancy 😗 🥾🚶‍♀️⛰ 🚴‍♀️

    The Höllental is really a challenge.

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    • February 11, 2020

  • Nancy 😗 🥾🚶‍♀️⛰ 🚴‍♀️

    A mega distant view in good weather.

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    • February 13, 2020

  • Fabian Frischknecht

    The subsurface should not be underestimated. That takes strength.

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    • July 14, 2020

  • Jens

    Now sticks a Komoot sticker ;-)

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    • March 4, 2015

  • Uwe Schuck

    Should one have been, in Germany at the top.

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    • August 5, 2018

  • Harzer-Bergwald de

    The view is unique and it is a must for every mountain fan

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    • June 16, 2016

  • Thomas Riekeberg

    What a view. gloriously

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    • June 9, 2016

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    1,150 ft
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Location: Grainau, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany


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