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Eggenalm
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Gletscherblick

tour

Between the Durchkaseralm and Straubinger Haus, countless vantage points invite you to take a break.

  • Starting point Hindenburghütte
  • location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 14.6 kilometres
  • duration 02:30 hours
  • maximum altitude 1615 meters
  • minimum altitude 1195 meters
  • altitude difference 562 ascending
  • altitude difference 570 descending
difficult difficulty

Tour description:

Panorama: Great views from the Berchtesgaden Alps to the Hohe Tauern, as well as into the foothills of the Alps to lake Chiemsee

Recommended equipment: Stable and non-slip trail running shoes, hydration backpack, change of clothing, money for a stop at the hut

Clockwise, past St. Anna's chapel to Upper Hemmersuppenalm, here left in the direction of the Durchkaseralm on a gently sloping trail into the mountain forest. The path leads us steadily uphill, very varied, south to the Durchkaseralm.

Here 180 degrees to the north alternating with only a few meters of altitude over panoramic alpine terrain and later through mountain pine slopes along the Mark-, Lahner- and Eggenalmkogel summits. On the left with constant views towards the main Alpine ridge.

At the Straubinger Haus hut (refreshment stops), follow the hiking trail in the direction of the Hemmersuppenalm to the Hindenburghütte (refreshment stops).

Catering option

Beautiful view

Circular tour

Recommended months for this tour

Tips for this tour

Pack a small snack in the running backpack.

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Arrival by car

Coming from Munich or Salzburg on the Munich - Salzburg motorway (A8 to Grabenstätt exit no. 109), continue towards Marqartstein and on the well-developed German Alpine Road (B305) to Reit im Winkl.

Drive from the village in the direction of Ruhpolding. After approx. 1 km turn in the direction of Blindau, approx. 1 km to the parking lot: -Fellhornweg, 832432 Reit im Winkl.

Shuttle bus in the season from the car park

Coming from Munich or Innsbruck on the Rosenheim - Innsbruck motorway (A93) to Oberaudorf (exit 59). On to Walchsee, Kössen and Reit im Winkl. Drive from the village in the direction of Ruhpolding. After approx. 1 km turn in the direction of Blindau, approx. 1 km to the parking lot: -Fellhornweg, 832432 Reit im Winkl.

Paid shuttle bus from the car park in the season.

 

Arrival by public transport

Connections to Reit im Winkl from Prien am Chiemsee train station (best bus connection!). With the RVO bus line 9505. Stop directly at the tourist information.

Connections to Reit im Winkl from Ruhpolding train station with the RVO line 9506. Tourist - Info stop.

Paid shuttle bus to the Hindenburghütte in the season from the tourist information.