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The small Scharnitzer Alm seems as if time has simply stood still at 995 metres above sea level. In addition to peace and quiet, hikers and bikers will also find a genuine Tyrolean alpine farm with countless animals and its own dairy. You should definitely try the "Tiroler Brettljausn" with hearty goat cheese and homemade bacon, followed by a masterly Kaiserschmarrn with Grantn (cranberry compote).
Christine, the mountain farmer, and Roland, the shepherd, still run the rustic mountain hut with goats, cattle, pigs, chickens, cats and Amber, the dog, just as they did back then - by the way, you can read about the history of the tradition in the blog.
If you come by car, you can leave your vehicle at the Karwendel car park (Länd car park) in Scharnitz and visit the Holzerhütte museum - with fascinating background information about the Alpine region, its alpine farming and the lush biodiversity in the extensive Karwendel forests. An environmentally conscious alternative is to take the train directly to Scharnitz, from where you can reach the Holzerhütte Museum on foot in about ten minutes.