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Start Point

Reith

End Point

Scharnitz

Difficulty

Hard

Total Distance

70,00 km

Descent Meters

4470 m

Ascent Meters

4600 m

Highest Point

2699 m

Total Time

27:30 h

Map & Elevation Profile

Start Point

Reith

End Point

Scharnitz

Difficulty

Hard

Total Distance

70,00 km

Descent Meters

4470 m

Ascent Meters

4600 m

Highest Point

2699 m

Total Time

27:30 h

Hiking

Best Time

Jan

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Dec

Long distance trails

Six days on foot in the largest nature park of Austria is much more than just to bring the 70 kilometers and 9,070 hm (4,470 hm in the ascent) in the Austrian Alps behind. The Karwendel Höhenweg simply means discovering the Karwendel from the valleys to the summit regions in a very demanding multi-day tour, spending the night in five excellent huts and getting to know the alpine mountain nature in Tyrol with every attentive step.

The Karwendel Höhenweg leads you through the southern part of the Karwendel mountains in Tyrol. Unique is the multiple change of view between the solitude of the Karwendel wilderness and the hustle and bustle of the Inn Valley. You will spend the night in hand-picked Alpine Club refuges, which have something special to offer you and are quite inviting for a longer break. The Karwendel High Altitude Trail is not for alpine beginners or children, but is aimed at experienced mountaineers who, apart from sure-footedness and a head for heights, the sometimes long and difficult stages, also feel conditioned. The best time to walk the Karwendel Höhenweg is from July to September. Especially the late summer with its stable weather periods and excellent

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Features & Characteristics

Start Point

Reith

End Point

Scharnitz

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