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Mountain hut St.-Martin-Hütte at Mount Grasberg (Mount Kramer)

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  • / Blick von der Terrasse der St. Martins Hütte
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This is the perfect hike for the whole family. The tour is also suitable for mountain bikes and is a great toboggan run in the winter. The ascent is quite continuous on a broad forestry road.


Distance 4.9 km
0:55 h
373 m
373 m
1,041 m
701 m
Once, the Bavarian King Maximilian II climbed this path to pursue his favourite hobby: hunting. The path leads past the memorial chapel (Kriegergedächtniskapelle) to the St.-Martin hut from which its visitors have a great view over the entire valley. From this sunny outlook, you can see the entire valley surrounded by Mount Wank and the Zugspitz- and Wetterstein Mountain ranges. You will definitely feel like a king here! d the Zugsisee the whole valley surrounded by Wang, inbikes and it is a great tobbogan run in winter.


For a more detailed description of the tour, please refer to "PDF Print" above.


Author’s recommendation

This path is also a great toboggan slope in wintertime.
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Update: December 28, 2021
Highest point
1,041 m
Lowest point
701 m
Best time of year

Rest Stop

Berggaststätte St. Martin

Safety information

Phone number for Alpine emergencies: Phone 112 (Mountain Rescue Service)


Weather forecast for the local mountains of the Bayerischen Zugspitzbahn Bergbahnen cable car company: Phone +49 8821 797 979

Tips and hints,


The tour starts at the Bayernhalle. (700 m)
47.499730, 11.082300
47°29'59.0"N 11°04'56.3"E
32T 656823 5262801



Turn-by-turn directions

The hike starts at the Bayernhalle. It is advisable for you to first take a look at the large information board prior to following the forest path that starts immediately to the left of the board. After approx. 10 minutes, you will reach a clearing with the memorial chapel (Kriegergedächtniskapelle). Turn right here and follow the forestry road uphill to the St. Martin hut. The signs will help you to find the right way.


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Take the train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. There, you can board the bus (Routes 3 and 4) until the bus stop "Loisachbrücke". From here, you can walk the same way as described in the "directions".


Getting there

Take the motorway A95 to Eschenlohe and continue on the state street B2 until you reach Garmisch-Partenkirchen. After the tunnel, drive in the direction of the Garmisch part of the town and continue on Burgstraße to the Loisachbrücke (a bridge). There, take a sharp right onto Fürstenstraße and left two times (Lazarettstraße, Brauhausstraße) until you reach the Bayernhalle.

From Mittenwald, use the B2 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, follow the main road to the fifth traffic light, and turn left at this injunction. At the next injunction, also turn left and then follow the street until you reach the next traffic light. Turn right there, cross the Loisachbrücke (right and left immediately afterwards) onto Fürstenstraße, and then turn left two times (Lazarettstraße/Brauhausstr.) until you reach the Bayernhalle.

Via B23, drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen and then follow along Zugspitzstraße (you will cross Marienplatz square and Promenadenstraße). When you reach the Loisachbrücke (major intersection), turn left and right immediatily right onto Fürstenstraße and left two times (Lazarettstraße/Brauhausstraße) until you reach the Bayernhalle.


Parking is available at the Bayernhalle (paid parking).


47.499730, 11.082300
47°29'59.0"N 11°04'56.3"E
32T 656823 5262801
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

GaPa Wanderführer mit KOMPASS Wanderkarte (1:35.000), erhältlich bei Garmisch-Partenkirchen Tourismus und unter Alpenvereinskarte, Wetterstein- Mieminger Gebirge, Östliches Blatt (1:25.000) freytag & berndt, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Wettersteingebirge, Werdenfelserland (1:25.000). Weitere Infos unter +49 8821 180 700 oder auf


Sturdy shoes that protect your ankles as well as weatherproof clothing

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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4.9 km
0:55 h
373 m
373 m
Highest point
1,041 m
Lowest point
701 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Healthy climate


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