Winter hiking on the Hoher Kranzberg near Mittenwald


An extended winter hike on the Hoher Kranzberg promises wintertime fun for the whole family in the deep snow. This interesting loop leads from the base station of the Kranzberg chair lift to the Kranzberg summit (1,391 m) and back to the starting point via the Lautersee lake.

Highlights of the tour

  • 360° panoramic view from the Kranzberg summit
  • Diverse loop hike on cleared winter hiking trails
  • The route is always in the warming winter sun

Tour description

This winter hike to the summit of Hoher Kranzberg (1,391 m) near Mittenwald begins at the base station of the Kranzberg chair lift. The winter hiking trail 830 begins directly adjacent to the base station and leads up to the Saint Anton alpine tavern (1,223 m), where refreshments are available. After visiting the alpine tavern, hikers will continue to follow the ascent to the Kranzberg summit (1,391 m), which can be reached in about 1 ½ hours. Here, you can enjoy the unique view of the mountain peaks of the Karwendel range and then begin the descent back to the St. Anton alpine tavern and on down through the snow-covered alpine forest of the Kranzberg to the Lautersee lake. Hikers can return to the base station of the Kranzberg chair lift either via the Geological Educational Trail or the picturesque Laintal valley.

Refreshment stops along the way

  • Saint Anton alpine tavern (1,223 m)
  • Kranzberg summit lodge (1,370 m)
  • Lautersee-Alm alpine hut (1,040 m)
  • Seehof at the Lautersee lake (1,040 m)
  • Lautersee-Stub´n (Hotel Lautersee (1,045 m)

Trail numbers

  • 830
  • 824
  • 828 or 826/828

General information about the tour

Alternative routes & other tips:
Vacation guests of the Alpenwelt Karwendel region can take advantage of a free ride up or down the mountain with the guest card. While winter hiking to the Hoher Kranzberg, you can comfortably ride the first section between the starting point and the St. Anton alpine tavern with the chair lift.
Parking options
  • Parking lot at the base station of the Kranzberg chair lift (fee required)
  • P1 - Parking lot at the train station in Mittenwald
Best time of year
December to March (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 12.08.2019 10:29:00

tour data

  • Duration: 03:00 h
  • Distance: 7,5 km
  • Altitude: 450 m
  • Difficulty:Easy


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