Mountain hike to the Mittenwalder Hütte lodge

Mountain climbing/hiking,

The Mittenwalder Hütte lodge sits partway up between the cliffs of the Karwendel massif and offers a very impressive view of the upper Isar river valley and the Alpenwelt Karwendel region, with its vacation towns of Mittenwald, Krün and Wallgau. A visit to the Mittenwalder Hütte lodge is a must for ambitious mountain hikers...

Highlights of the tour

  • Large sun terrace at 1,521 meters
  • Numerous touring and climbing options
  • Marvelous panoramic view of the Alpenwelt Karwendel region

Tour description

The Mittenwalder Hütte lodge can be reached in about 1.5 hours on switchbacks through the shady mountain forest. The hiking trail along the Erzgrube, right along the base of the Karwendel, begins opposite the Karwendel cable car base station. After crossing the wild stream, a winding trail through the forest begins. After about an hour of hiking, things get a bit steeper. The route continues up the mountain on rocky ground; tricky spots are secured by cable rope. Once the short climb is done, you are rewarded with a panoramic view of the Viererspitze, Koflerturm and Karwendelspitze peaks. From here, it's just a few more minutes to the Mittenwalder Hütte lodge, which features a terrace providing impressive views of the town and the Lautersee lake beyond.

Refreshment stops along the way

  • Mittenwalder Hütte lodge (1,521 m)
  • Restaurants in Mittenwald

Trail numbers

  • 280

General information about the tour

Alternative routes & other tips
There are many summit options, including the Lindenkopf (approx. 1 hour's walk) and the Karwendelspitze (approx. 2 hours). For both, one should definitely be sure of foot and have a head for heights.
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 mid-October
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: 02:30 h
  • Distance: 2,2 km
  • Altitude: 608 m
  • Difficulty:Moderate

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