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Zugspitz-3 - Die kompakte Variante

The hike starts at Kurhaus Grainau (Parkweg 8), then follow the way via Christelhütte and Zierwald towards lake Eibsee. Here, take the Zugspitze cable car up to the summit of the Zugspitze (2.962m). The descent happens with the Tiroler Zugspitzbahn cable car. From here, hike to the Hochthörle hut over the "Törlen" and then back to the lake Eibsee and Grainau, again.

Important information:
Please do not leave the marked hiking trails, keep distance from animals and mind the opening times of the huts and bring enough supplies with you. In addition, good physical fitness, surefootedness and a head for heights are required.
emergency call in Germany: 112
emergency call in Austria: 140

Hochtörle Hütte
opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10.00am - 18.00pm; no day off;
phone.: +43664 9204523


Characteristics of the route

Hiking, Hiking trail

Level of difficulty
Medium difficulty

Starting point
Grainauer Kurhaus

Grainauer Kurhaus
Highest point
Elevation gain

Details of the route