Cross-country skiing on the Sonnenloipe trail near Wallgau

(round trip),

Cross-country skiing on the Sonnenloipe trail in Wallgau
Cross-country skiing (round-trip), Krün
The moderately difficult Sonnenloipe ski trail near Krün leads cross-country skiers, skating or classic, by the Maximilianshof lodge toward Wallgau and through the reedy landscape of the picturesque Barmsee lake in Krün.

Highlights of the tour

  • One of the most interesting ski trails in the region
  • En route through the reedy landscape of Barmsee lake
  • Panoramic view of the Karwendel and Zugspitze massif

Tour description

The starting point is the parking lot on Finzbachstraße in Krün. From here, the route leads along the night-time trail, until crossing a tarred road at the elevation of the Maximilianshof lodge. The trail keeps to the right through the meadows toward Wallgau. At the entrance of town at Wallgau, keep to the left and ski through the meadows toward Barmsee lake. After reaching the reedy shore, the trail continues to the left along Barmsee lake, all the while with a view of the Karwendel and Wetterstein mountains. At the junction, ski to the left through a small woodland and then continue through the meadows past Maximilianshof lodge (refreshment opportunity with sun terrace) back to the starting point.

Refreshment stops along the way

  • Maximilianshof lodge in Krün
  • Restaurants in Krün and Wallgau

General information about the tour

Alternative routes & other tips
The Sonnenloipe ski trail can also be reached at the entrance of town in Wallgau - use of the ski trails in the Alpenwelt Karwendel region is free. The ski and winter hiking trailheads can be reached with the free ski and tourist buses of the Alpenwelt Karwendel region. At the tourist information centers of the Alpenwelt Karwendel region, you can also pick up maps (3.00) of cleared winter hiking trails and our 150-kilometer cross-country skiing trail network.
Parking options
  • Parking lot on Finzbachstraße in Krün (free with parking permit)
  • Parking lot at the "Haus des Gastes" (guest house) in Wallgau (free with parking permit)
Best time of year
  • December to March (weather-dependent)
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.

Alpenwelt Karwendel Mittenwald Krün Wallgau Tourismus GmbH
Alpenwelt Karwendel Mittenwald Krün Wallgau Tourismus GmbH
Zuletzt geändert am 20.09.2019 08:29:00

tour data

  • Duration: 00:40 h
  • Distance: 9,0 km
  • Altitude: 24 m
  • Difficulty:Moderate


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