Hike from Mittenwald to Hoher Kranzberg


A hike to Mittenwald's signature mountain – the Kranzberg – is ideal for everyone who loves to be out in nature and looks forward to enjoying unique panoramic views. The 1,391 meter-high summit of Hoher Kranzberg near Mittenwald promises a 360°, all-around view of the surrounding mountain ranges. The maintained hiking trails lead through marvelous natural areas, which will make the hearts of all hiking lovers beat faster...

Highlights of the tour

  • 360° panoramic view from the summit of the Hoher Kranzberg

    Innumerable hiking options on the Kranzberg

  • Crystal-clear mountain lakes offer opportunities to cool off

Tour description

This hike from Mittenwald to the 1,391 meter-high Kranzberg is one of the "classics" among the hiking tours of the Alpenwelt Karwendel region, and begins and the base station of the Kranzberg chair lift. To the left of the base station, the hiking trail leads up from the parking lot and first leads through the forest below the Kranzberg chair lift. Hikers will follow the trail under the chair lift toward the St. Anton alpine tavern, which sits at 1,223 meters and offers opportunities for refreshment. The hiking trail leads past the alpine tavern and on upward to the Kranzberg summit lodge, which sits directly below the destination of the hike – the Hoher Kranzberg. From the summit lodge, hikers can follow a few switchbacks to reach the peak.

Refreshment stops along the way

  • St. Anton alpine tavern
  • Kranzberg summit lodge
  • Restaurants in Mittenwald

Trail numbers

  • 830
  • 820

General information about the tour

Alternative routes & other tips
If you'd like to avoid a few meters in altitude, take a free trip up or down on the Kranzberg chair lift with your Alpenwelt Karwendel region guest card. To ride up, you will begin the ascent to the summit of Hoher Kranzberg at the base station of the lift, at about 1,200 meters.
Parking options
  • Parking lot P1 at the train station in Mittenwald (free)
  • Parking lot P2 at Dekan-Karl-Platz in Mittenwald (fee required)
  • Parking lot at the base station of the Kranzberg chair lift (fee required)
Best time of year
  • 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.

Alpenwelt Karwendel Mittenwald Krün Wallgau Tourismus GmbH
Alpenwelt Karwendel Mittenwald Krün Wallgau Tourismus GmbH
hubermedia GmbH - eT4
Zuletzt geändert am 02.08.2019 09:15:00

tour data

  • Duration: 02:00 h
  • Distance: 2,7 km
  • Altitude: 441 m
  • Difficulty:Easy


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