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Hike on the small Kranzberg circuit near Mittenwald

Hiking tour:Round tour

Start: Kranzberg chairlift valley station car park - Destination: Kranzberg chairlift valley station car park

Tour dates

  • Duration2:11 h
  • Distance6.7 km
  • Difficultyeasy
  • Altitude255 m
  • Lowest point989 m
  • Highest point1222 m

Tour highlights

    Tour description

    The hike on the Little Kranzberg Trail above Mittenwald offers a scenic nature experience. The round at Mittenwald's local mountain - the Kranzberg - is also very popular with joggers and trail runners.


    The highlights of the tour

    • numerous other hiking options on the Kranzberg
    • hike down to the popular Lautersee
    • also reachable by the Kranzberg.chairlift

    The tour description

    The hiking tour starts at the valley stationof the Mittenwald Kranzberg chairliftand first leads along a pleasantly laid-out hiking trail to the Mountain Inn Sankt Anton. Here is a suitable opportunity for a relaxing stop on the sun terrace. Now continue downhill along a narrow but well-maintained hiking trail in the direction of Lautersee. After about 30 minutes you reach
    only the fantastically situated mountain lake at the foot of the Wetterstein mountains. From the Lautersee hike along the Walderlebnispfad back to the Valley Station of the Kranzberg Chairlift. The duration of this hike is about 3 hours.

    Your stopping-off points along the way

    • Berggasthaus St. Anton (closed on Tuesdays in summer)
    • numerous places to stop at Lautersee
    • gastronomy in Mittenwald

    Tour numbers

    • 830
    • 824
    • 819

    General information about the tour

    Alternative route & further tips

    You can also take advantage of a free mountain or valley ride on the Kranzberg-chair lift with the Guest Card of Alpenwelt Karwendel during the hikeon the Little Kranzberg Circuit (from 3 overnight stays).

    Public transport

    • Mittenwald railway station (DB Munich - Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Innsbruck)
    • Bus stop Mittenwald railway station (Alpenwelt Karwendel guest and hiking bus - Oberbayernbus line 9618)
    • Bus stop Gröbweg, Kranzbergbahn Mittenwald (Alpenwelt Karwendel guest and hiking bus


    • Parking lot "P1" at the station in Mittenwald (fee required)
    • Parking lot at the Kranzberg-Chairlift (fee required)

    Best season

    • Accessible all year

    In emergencies:

    In case of emergency, please notify the nearest rescue control centre. You can reach them regardless of location and throughout Germany under 112.

    The ascent or driving of all described tours of the Alpenwelt Karwendel is at your own risk. The up-to-dateness and completeness of the contents cannot be guaranteed.

    Height profile