If you are interested in doing this hiking trail, read the “Details” section. If you are interested in how the path looks like, see the “Video” section. For complete details of the trail, check this link .
|Starting point||Munich Hbf|
|Journey||Take the DB bahn until Garmish. Then, from Garmisch take the bus to the place where the cable car to Alpspitze starts from. The bayern ticket is valid for the the bus and train journey. Take the cable car up to Restaurant Alpspitze am Osterfelderkopf. One way costs 18 euros per head. Climb up to Alpspitze. Climb down via Matheisenkar. Pass the beautiful hohentall gorge. Get out 😉
|Trail starts at||The via ferrata trail starts right near the resturant.|
|Trail distance||Distance: 11,5km
Elevation gain: 600m, 1870m down (!!)
Lowest point: 707m
Highest point: 2628m
|Trail journey time||Estimated duration: 8-9h
|Difficulty||The climb until Alpspitze - Medium Difficult. From Alpspitze throught the Maeisenkar - Difficult.
But no prior experience needed to do the via ferrata. I was a begineer when I did this.
|Equipment needed||The complete via ferrata equipment required.|
|Suggestions||Need a head for heights. Don't be afraid.|
|Ending point||Munich Hbf|
|Total journey time||Trail + Train + Rest stops = 15 hours|
|Total expense||10 euro for the bayern ticket + 6-7 euro if you eat at the Hut + 18 euro for the cable car + 2.4 euro for the bus ticket from the end of Hohentall gorge to Garmisch|