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Mountain bike tour around the High Kranzberg

Bike tour:Round tour

Start: Mittenwald "Am Waudl" car park - Destination: Mittenwald "Am Waudl" car park

Tour dates

  • Duration1:48 h
  • Distance24.3 km
  • Difficultyeasy
  • Altitude282 m
  • Lowest point910 m
  • Highest point1086 m

Tour highlights

    Tour description

    On this mountain bike tour the Mittenwald local mountain convinces with two lakes, beautiful bike paths and numerous restaurants along the way.

    The highlights of the tour

    • easy tour around the Hoher Kranzberg (1.391m)
    • to the world-famous Elmau Castle
    • clear mountain lakes that invite you to swim and relax

    The tour description

    From the parking area in Schwarzenfeld drive through the centre onto Innsbruckerstraße and then turn right in the direction of Leutasch . In the left-hand bend, drive straight on to the Lautersee and Ferchensee. Behind the Ferchensee, you could make a detour
    to the Kranzberg summit (ascent approx. 45 min., 270 m, easy).
    Follow the forest road to Elmau and there turn left onto the forest road to Kranzbach. Follow the road until shortly before Klais. After the toll booth, turn right and after the railway crossing, go through the Buckelwiesen meadows in the direction of Goas-Alm. Later, take a sharp left to the Youth Hostel. From here you walk the last 500 metres along the main road back to Mittenwald.

    Your stops en route

    • Numerous places to stop at the Lautersee and Ferchensee
    • Goas-Alm (closed on Mondays)
    • Gastronomy in Klais and Mittenwald

    General information about the tour

    Alternative route & further tips

    This loop is also good to ride on a trekking or e-bike.
    Take swimming gear with you - Lautersee and Ferchensee invite you to refresh yourself!


    • Parking lot "P3" at Waudl (fee required)
    • Parking lot "P1" at the train station in Mittenwald (fee required)

    Best season

    • Mid May to October passable (weather dependent)

    In emergencies:
    In case of emergency, please contact the nearest rescue control centre. This can be reached 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 topicality and completeness of the contents cannot be guaranteed.

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