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Hohe Gleirsch Summit, 2,492 m / Trail no. 221

Route: Scharnitz - Gleirschhöhe – Valley Gleirschtal - Hut Amtsäge – Gleirscher Riegelkar – Hoher Gleirsch – Sagkopf – Hut Amtsäge – Scharnitz Duration: approx. 8 hours (partly by bike) Scharnitz’s landmark mountain offers fantastic views of all the peaks and valleys of the western Karwendel mountain range. One way of reaching its summit is to combine mountain biking with mountain hiking! Cycling to the Amtsäge hut saves you a considerable amount of walking time. Starting at the information office, cross the bridge and turn left before the church and follow the road Hinterautalstraße, past the hikers’ car park towards the inn Gasthof Wiesenhof. Follow the forest track to the Gleirschhöhe where you keep to your right and you reach the hut Amtsäge via the so-called 'Krapfen' track and the Gleirschtal valley. You can leave your bike here and follow the marked trail up to the summit of the Hohe Gleirsch.