Hike to the Krepelschroffen in Wallgau

Hiking,

The Krepelschroffen (1,160 m) above Wallgau is certainly one of the most beautiful vantage points in the Alpenwelt Karwendel region. From the summit of this panoramic mountain near Wallgau, you can see the entire upper Isar river valley, as well as the craggy rock faces and mountain peaks of the Karwendel and Wetterstein mountain ranges...

Highlights of the tour

  • Unique view of the upper Isar river valley
  • Can be reached via the Magdalena Neuner Panorama Trail

Tour description

From the "Haus des Gastes," a slight climb leads via Sonnleiten to the start of the Magdalena Neuner Panorama Trail. This can be reached in about 10 mins. and is well suited for families with children. At the trail junction to the "Krepelschroffen," a steep, serpentine trail (may not be recommended for older guests) leads on to the vantage point, where you are rewarded with a 360° panoramic view, from the turquoise-green Walchensee lake to the Isar and Rissbach river valleys, the Soiern mountains, the Karwendel and Wetterstein to the Ester mountain range. Looking out over the upper Isar river valley, one probably feels as close to nature as Magdalena Neuner: "I draw my strength and energy from here..." 

Refreshment stops along the way

  • "Maxhütte" alpine hut near Wallgau
  • Restaurants in Wallgau

General information about the tour

Alternative routes & other tips
The informative Magdalena Neuner Panorama Trail in Wallgau doesn't end at the summit of the Krepelschroffen (1,136 m), but insted continues on to the nearby Maxhütte alpine hut. Hikers can regain their strength there with a traditional Bavarian snack before continuing down to Wallgau.
Parking options
  • Parking lot at the "Haus des Gastes" (guest house) in Wallgau (free with parking permit)
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.

Autor
Alpenwelt Karwendel Mittenwald Krün Wallgau Tourismus GmbH
Alpenwelt Karwendel Mittenwald Krün Wallgau Tourismus GmbH
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tour data

  • Duration: 01:30 h
  • Distance: 2,9 km
  • Altitude: 270 m
  • Difficulty:Moderate

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