Hike to the "Gletscherschliff" near Mittenwald

(round trip),

This interesting hike to the "Gletscherschliff" natural monument, at 1,020 meters near Mittenwald, is an exciting undertaking for the whole family. There are numerous paths to discover which lead through the roaring Leutasch "Ghost Gorge."

Highlights of the tour

  • Bavarian delicacies at the "Gletscherschliff" alpine tavern
  • Visit the unique Leutasch "Ghost Gorge"
  • Additional hiking options starting from the "Gletscherschliff"

Tour description

The hiking route to the "Gletscherschliff" alpine tavern begins at the Isar bridge on Innsbrucker Straße and leads along the Leutascher Ache river to the access point of the Leutasch "Ghost Gorge."  Following the so-called "Goblin Trail," visitors will arrive at the spectacular panoramic bridge, which leads over the gorge at about 40 meters high. A pleasant forest trail on the opposite side of the gorge takes hikers on a short distance to the "Gletscherschliff" alpine tavern, at 1,020 meters. The popular excursion destination gets its name from the natural monument behind the tavern, which vividly showcases the tracks of the last ice age. The footpath takes you back to the entry point of the gorge and on to the center of town in Mittenwald.

Refreshment stops along the way

  • Gorge kiosk in Mittenwald
  • "Gletscherschliff" alpine tavern (1,020 m)
  • Restaurants in Mittenwald

Trail numbers

  • 800

General information about the tour

Alternative routes & other tips
A great highlight of the Leutasch "Ghost Gorge" is a spectacular waterfall, 23 meters high, which can be seen from the gorge bridge. For this, hikers use the "Klammsteig," which leads directly into the gorge.

Parking options

  • Parking lot P1 at the train station in Mittenwald (free)
  • Parking lot P2 at Dekan-Karl-Platz in Mittenwald (fee required)

Best time of year

  • Accessible from May to November (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
hubermedia GmbH - eT4
Zuletzt geändert am 09.08.2019 06:37:00

tour data

  • Duration: 02:30 h
  • Distance: 4,5 km
  • Altitude: 127 m
  • Difficulty:Easy


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