Mountain tour to Dammkarhütte lodge near Mittenwald


This mountain hike from Mittenwald to Dammkarhütte lodge has a lot in store for you. Dammkarhütte lodge sits at 1,650 meters, surrounded by the rugged rock walls of the Dammkars. Dammkarhütte lodge is not only a popular hiking destination, but is also popular with rock climbers, due to the numerous rock climbing options in the surrounding area.

Highlights of the tour

  • Hiking and tour destination in the alpine environment
  • A variety of tour options, with varying degrees of difficulty
  • Snacks & traditional cuisine at Dammkarhütte lodge

Tour description

The hike to Dammkarhütte lodge begins at the base station of the Karwendel cable car, where you will first cross Alpenkorpsstraße and arrive at the entrance to the tour via a steel staircase. The hiking route first leads you through a flat, forested region before climbing steeply for a short while on the so-called "Bremsstallboden." At the end of the short climb, hikers continue to follow the forest road, which leads to the "Bankerl," at about 1,300 meters. At the supplies cableway for the Dammkarhütte, the gentle serpentine trail begins, which will take you to Dammkarhütte lodge in about an hour.

Refreshment stops along the way

  • Dammkarhütte lodge (1,650 m)
  • Restaurants in Mittenwald

Trail numbers

  • 270

General information about the tour

Alternative routes & other tips
A nice alternative to hiking on the forest road is the interesting, somewhat challenging Ochsenbodensteig (271). This mountain trail also begins at the base station of the Karwendel cable car and leads you continually under the striking Viererspitze (2,054 meters).
Parking options
  • Parking lot P1 at the train station in Mittenwald (free)
  • Parking lot P2 at Dekan-Karl-Platz (fee required)
  • Parking lot P3 at the Karwendel cable car base station (fee required)
Best time of year
  • Open and accessible from mid-May to early 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.

Alpenwelt Karwendel Mittenwald Krün Wallgau Tourismus GmbH
Alpenwelt Karwendel Mittenwald Krün Wallgau Tourismus GmbH
Zuletzt geändert am 16.09.2019 07:30:00

tour data

  • Duration: 03:02 h
  • Distance: 4,4 km
  • Altitude: 729 m
  • Difficulty:Moderate


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