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Start Point

Parking Karwendel (P2) Scharnitz

End Point

Parking Karwendel (P2) Scharnitz

Difficulty

Easy

Total Distance

3,40 km

Descent Meters

37 m

Highest Point

1013 m

Total Time

01:00 h

Status

Open

Start Point

Parking Karwendel (P2) Scharnitz

End Point

Parking Karwendel (P2) Scharnitz

Difficulty

Easy

Total Distance

3,40 km

Descent Meters

37 m

Highest Point

1013 m

Total Time

01:00 h

Status

Open

Hiking

Best Time

Open

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Winter walking

Family hike

+1

Route: Scharnitz Nature Park Information Centre - Maria Hilf Parish Church - Hirlanda-Ellmann-Weg - Gießenbach 

Parking and public transport:

P2 "Karwendelparkplatz Länd".

The fastest public connection to the starting point can be found directly in our route planner.

By train to Scharnitz train station (10 minutes walk to the starting point).

You can find all connections in real time with the Mobility-App "wegfinder".

Directions:

This cosy little winter walk starts directly at the Scharnitz Nature Park Information Centre and leads from there a short distance on the Hinterautal road northwards to the Maria Hilf parish church on the Innsbrucker Straße. Cross the main road here once and follow the Hirlanda-Ellmann path on the other side through the village to the next fork. Take a right and a left and then continue on the hiking trail along the river in a beautifully snow-covered landscape loop to Gießenbach.

In Gießenbach, of course, you can take a short break. Directly where you reach the small village on the hiking trail is the cosy Gasthof Ramona - for a quick snack or a warming hot drink.

The way back follows the same route, alternatively you can take the train from

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Features & Characteristics

Start Point

Parking Karwendel (P2) Scharnitz

End Point

Parking Karwendel (P2) Scharnitz

Family hike

Yes

Loop tour

Yes

Map & Elevation Profile

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