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Winter hiking through the Buckelwiesen near Krün


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Tour dates

  • Duration2:34 h
  • Distance9.6 km
  • Difficultyleicht
  • Altitude135
  • Lowest point870 m
  • Highest point985 m

Tour highlights


    Hiking through the snow-covered Buckelwiesen "hummock meadows" between Mittenwald and Krün is a must for winter hikers in the Alpenwelt Karwendel region. This interesting tour will lead you through the famous Buckelwiesen "hummock meadows," where you can enjoy an unforgettable view of the rugged Karwendel mountain range...

    Highlights of the tour

    • One of the most beautiful geotopes – the Buckelwiesen "hummock meadows"
    • Beautiful view of the Karwendel, Wetterstein and Ester mountain ranges with the Zugspitze massif
    • Sunny alpine plateau

    Tour description

    The starting point for this hike is the parking lot at the cemetery in Krün. Follow the signs for the Maria Rast chapel along the edge of the forest, through the underpass. From here, climb a short ascent through the forest to the chapel. Benches in front of the chapel invite you to take a short breather. Continue to the left on the asphalt Hochstraße toward the Goas Alm alpine hut, where you can stop in for refreshment (note their day off!) Continue through the unique cultural landscape of the Buckelwiesen "hummock meadows" opposite the mountains to Schmalensee lake. From here, following the signs, a little forest trail leads to the Gröblalm lodge above Mittenwald. It will take about 15 minutes to get from there to the center of town in Mittenwald.

    Refreshment stops along the way

    • Goas Alm (Closed Mondays)
    • Gröblalm lodge

    Trail numbers

    • 400
    • 838
    General information about the tour
    Alternative routes & other tips
    In order to return to the starting point in Krün, vacationing guests can use the tourist and hiking bus connections between Mittenwald, Krün and Wallgau, free of charge with the guest card.
    Parking options
    • Parking lot at the cemetery in Krün (free with parking permit)
    • Parking lot at the Krottenkopfstraße in Krün (free with parking permit)
    Best time of year
    • December to March (accessible year-round)
    In case of emergencies:
    In case of emergency, please inform the closest rescue coordination center. You can reach this regardless of your location, and across Germany, at 112.

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