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Mountain bike tour around the Ester Mountains

Mountainbike tour:Round tour

Start: Hikers' car park Wallgau "Haus des Gastes - Destination: Hikers' car park Wallgau "Haus des Gastes

Tour dates

  • Duration4:25 h
  • Distance53.5 km
  • Difficultymedium
  • Altitude1294 m
  • Lowest point637 m
  • Highest point1229 m

Tour highlights

    Tour description

    A wonderful and extensive round around the Estergebirge and through the beautiful Eschenlainetal, which makes every mountain biker's heart beat faster. In addition, there are fantastic views of the Walchensee. This tour provides an unforgettable mountain bike experience in Alpenwelt Karwendel...


    The highlights of the tour

    • long and varied descent through the Eschenlainetal
    • Mountain inn Gschwandtnerbauer with fantastic Karwendel and Wetterstein panorama
    • also an unforgettable mountain bike experience for "normal bikers".Experience

    The tour description

    From the Haus des Gastes, drive to the northern end of the village and turn left at the car park onto the cycle path towards Simetsberg and pass the "Rast" viewpoint, then turn left into the Eschenlainetal. In Eschenlohe turn left again and drive past the seven springs,Oberau and Farchant to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. After the police station, keep left and drive along Ludwigstraße, alte Gsteigstr, Schlattan, Geschwandtnerbauer and Rindberg back to Wallgau.

    Your stops en route

    • Berggasthof Gschwandtnerbauer (closed on Mondays + Fridays)
    • Gastronomy in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

    General information about the tour

    Alternative route & further tips

    The loop around the Estergebirge can also be done in the opposite direction on a trekking bike - but the bike has to be pushed briefly in the Eschenlaine valley. Pleasure cyclists choose an e-bike.


    • Parking at the "Haus des Gastes" in Wallgau (chargeable)

    Best season

    • From May to mid-October passable (weather dependent)

    In emergencies:

    In an emergency, please notify 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 up-to-dateness and completeness of the contents cannot be guaranteed.

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