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Through the Karwendeltal Valley to the Larchetalm Alpine Hut

Through the Karwendeltal Valley to the Larchetalm Alpine Hut

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Overview

Starting point: Scharnitz information office
Finishing point: Scharnitz information office
Ascent 970 m
Highest point 1,765 m
Route distance 36.0 km
Walking time / total 11:00 hh:mm
Walking time / ascent 06:00 hh:mm
Level of difficulty medium

Elevation profile

 

Route: Scharnitz – Birzelkapelle – Alpine House Karwendelhaus - Scharnitz
Very long hike that requires good physical condition.

After the information office along the Auweg to the Isarbrücke bridge. Turn right up the slightly ascending path, past the "Gästehaus Helga" to the Birzelkapelle junction. Follow this beautiful, partly steep path until you reach the Birzelkapelle. Passing the chapel you reach the forest road into the Karwendeltal. Always stay on this forest road, at the end a steep ascent in serpentines past the Hochalm to the Karwendelhaus. On the same forest road through the Karwendel valley you come back to Scharnitz.