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Start Point

Scharnitz information centre (parking Länd P2)

End Point

Scharnitz information centre (parking Länd P2)

Difficulty

Medium

Total Distance

25,00 km

Descent Meters

420 m

Ascent Meters

420 m

Highest Point

1249 m

Total Time

04:00 h

Map & Elevation Profile

Start Point

Scharnitz information centre (parking Länd P2)

End Point

Scharnitz information centre (parking Länd P2)

Difficulty

Medium

Total Distance

25,00 km

Descent Meters

420 m

Ascent Meters

420 m

Highest Point

1249 m

Total Time

04:00 h

Hiking

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Bike & Hike

Hiking tour

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Route: Scharnitz Nature Park Information Center - Gleirschhöhe - Gleirschtal - Kristenalm - Gleirschtal -Gleirschhöhe - Scharnitz Nature Park Information Center

Directions:
To save time, it is recommended to take the bike up to crossing Kristenalm/Möslalm and then continue on foot to the Kristenalm.
From the Scharnitz Nature Park Info Center follow the forest road into the Gleirschtal and after a few kilometers leave your bike at the fork into the Kristental. From here, continue on to the Kristenalm on foot ( bikes are not allowed). Return to the starting point along the same path.

Details for one direction:

  • Bike route nr. 579: approx. 10 km, 260 hm uphill, 01:15 h, difficulty: medium
  • Hike route: approx. 2,5 km, 160 hm uphill, 01:00 h, difficulty: easy
Hint:
If you want to enjoy the landscape even more, you can hike along a narrow path to the Solsteinhaus (another 3.5 km, 620 hm uphill, 02:00 h, difficulty: medium). Once there, you can climb the Großer Solstein (2,541m) in another 2-3 hrs. An overnight stay at the Solsteinhaus is recommended for the extension. Once at the summit, you can enjoy a panoramic view from the Zugspitze in the west, the Karwendel mountains in the north

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Features & Characteristics

Refreshment stops

Start Point

Scharnitz information centre (parking Länd P2)

End Point

Scharnitz information centre (parking Länd P2)

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