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At the intersection of the "Alten Gasteig” and the access to the state road B2, you can turn left and ride uphill to the Pfeiffer-Alm and Gschwandtnerbauern. Both Alpine huts are very popular with hikers and mountain bikers.
Safety informationCaution: After you have crossed the B2, there is an ungated crossing after a small forest section - ensure to not go too fast downhill there.
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Getting thereTake the motorway A95 from Munich to its end at Eschenlohe, and then follow the state road B2 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Drive in the direction of the Partenkirchen part of town and Mittenwald/Innsbruck. Turn right at the intersection at the town hall (4th traffic light), and then turn left to the train station at the second traffic light.
When coming from Mittenwald, take the state road B2 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. From there, follow the signs to München (Munich). At the town hall intersection (3rd traffic light), turn left, and then left again at the 2nd traffic light.
When coming from Reutte/Ehrwald/Tirol/Grainau, take the state road B23 into Garmisch-Partenkirchen and then follow the signs to “Ortsteil Partenkirchen”. After the underpass on St.-Martin-Straße there is a sharp bend to the right, immediately followed by traffic lights. Here, you should turn right to the train station.
ParkingBahnhof (train station), (P4, paid parking)
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EquipmentWeatherproof clothing, cycling helmet, water bottle, repair kit, first-aid kit, and protection against the sun