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Winter hike to the Wildensee near Mittenwald

Winter hikes

Start: Kranzberg chairlift - valley station - Destination: Car park Luttensee lifts

Tour dates

  • Duration2:09 h
  • Distance6.9 km
  • Difficultyeasy
  • Altitude231 m
  • Lowest point973 m
  • Highest point1162 m

Tour highlights

    Tour description

    The winter hike from Mittenwald to the idyllic Wildensee leads into the hiking area at the Kranzberg, which offers a wide range of tours both in summer and in the winter months. The special feature of the tour, besides the picturesque Wildensee, is the panoramic view of the surrounding peaks.


    The highlights of the tour

    • additional hiking options on the Kranzberg
    • varied circular tour
    • many places to stop for refreshments along the way
    • . the route

    The tour description

    From the bus stop "Skiparadies Kranzberg/Luttensee" the winter hike to the Wildensee (1.136 m). First follow the Kreuzweg am Kalvarienberg until the trail branches off to the left and passes above the Alpengasthof Gröblalm . After a while, the trail joins the road to the Berggasthof Wildensee and runs through the Skigebiet am Kranzberg. Here, steeper and flatter passages alternate before the trail continues flat to the Berggasthof Wildensee . After a leisurely rest or refreshment stop, follow the hiking trail that leads past the Wildensee lake in the direction of the "GebirgsjägerMemorial" at Hohen Brendten. The rest of the road leads to the valley station of the Lutten lifts. From there, you can use the ski and guest bus from the valley station of the Luttenseelifte back to the valley.
    Alternatively, you can return from there to the valley station of the Kranzberg chairlift.

    Your stops en route

    • Alpengasthof Gröblalm
    • Berggasthof Wildensee 
    • Luttenseehof

    Tour numbers

    • 829
    • 810
    • 845

    General information about the tour

    Alternative route & further tips:

    Those who wish can ascend via the hiking trail (810) to the nearby Korbinianhütte. From there, hikers can return to the actual route via the winter hiking trail (837), which leads to the Wildensee mountain inn.

    Public transport

    • Ski and hiking bus of Alpenwelt Karwendel
    • Oberbayernbus line 9618


    • Parking at the "Kranzberg-Sesselbahn" (chargeable)
    • "P1" - car park at the railway station in Mittenwald (chargeable)

    Best season

    • December to March (weather dependent)

    In emergencies:

    In case of 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.

    Height profile