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Start Point

Scharnitz parking Länd (P2)

End Point

Scharnitz parking Länd (P2)

Difficulty

Hard

Total Distance

41,00 km

Descent Meters

1800 m

Ascent Meters

1800 m

Highest Point

2749 m

Total Time

09:00 h

Map & Elevation Profile

Start Point

Scharnitz parking Länd (P2)

End Point

Scharnitz parking Länd (P2)

Difficulty

Hard

Total Distance

41,00 km

Descent Meters

1800 m

Ascent Meters

1800 m

Highest Point

2749 m

Total Time

09:00 h

Hiking

Best Time

Jan

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Dec

Hiking

Bike & Hike

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Route: Scharnitz Nature Park Info Center - Bike Trail Tirol - Karwendel Valley - Karwendelhaus - Schlauchkarsattel - Birkkarhütte - Birkkarspitze - Birkkarhütte - Schlauchkarsatte - Karwendel Valley - Bike Trail Tirol - Scharnitz Nature Park Info Center

Directions:

Climbing the highest peak in the Karwendel Mountains is a challenge that is best accomplished as a scenic bike & hike tour. Surefootedness, head for heights and experience in high alpine terrain as well as short climbing passages are absolutely necessary!

The tour starts directly at the Karwendel parking lot (P2 Länd) at the Scharnitz Nature Park Information Center. Here you saddle up your (e-)bike, cycle eastwards on the Hinterautalstraße, orient yourself to the left after the Isar bridge on the impressive Bike Trail Tirol and follow the yellow signs through the picturesque Karwendel valley to the historic Karwendelhaus at 1,765 meters above sea level.

Since 1908, the refuge has offered a popular base station for Karwendel crossings, summit tours and climbing excursions. During the warm summer months, you can also spend the night at the historic hut - but you are definitely asked to make a reservation in good time. If you reach the Karwendelhaus and bring a suitable

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Features & Characteristics

Start Point

Scharnitz parking Länd (P2)

End Point

Scharnitz parking Länd (P2)

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