For a more detailed description of the tour, please refer to "PDF Print" above.
There are regular K2-Touring Ski Evenings to the “Drehmöser 9” hut in the Hausberg area. For further information visit www.gapa.de.
Rest StopAlpspitze, Bergrestaurant
Safety informationYou MUST watch the avalanche report! Weather and snow conditions may under certain circumstances make it necessary to change the route.
Phone number for Alpine emergencies: Phone 112 (Mountain Rescue Service)
Weather forecast for the local mountains of the Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahnen cable car company: Phone +49 8821 797 979
Uphill and downhill skiing is undertaken at your own risk and responsibility. Never enter closed pistes. Follow local advice and route guidelines. On closed pistes, groomers are operating with cable winches. Life-threatening danger!
Tips, hints and linkswww.gapa.de, www.lawinenwarndienst-bayern.de (avalanche reports),
Getting thereTake the motorway A95 in the direction of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. At the end of the motorway at Eschenlohe take the state road B2 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. After the Farchant Tunnel follow the signs for the Garmisch part of town/Grainau/Zugspitze. Drive through Garmisch and near the end of town by the barracks follow the signs for Kreuzeckbahn/Alpspitzbahn cable cars. This road will take you straight to the base terminal of the Alpspitzbahn cable car.
Coming on the state road B2 from Innsbruck/Mittenwald carry on until you reach the intersection in front of the town hall in Partenkirchen. Here you take a left in the direction of Grainau/Zugspitze/Fernpass/Reutte and then follow the course of the main road (Bahnhofstrasse, St.-Martin-Strasse). Turn left at the traffic lights and follow the signs for the Kreuzeckbahn/Alpspitzbahn cable cars.
Coming from Ehrwald/Tirol or Grainau/Zugspitze on the state road B23 turn right at the traffic lights at the beginning of town and follow the signs for the Kreuzeckbahn/Alpspitzbahn cable cars.
ParkingParking lot at the base terminals of the Alpspitzbahn/Kreuzeckbahn cable cars (P9).
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EquipmentTouring ski equipment with avalanche victim detection device, shovel and probe.
Touring ticket for the cable car (it includes both the ascent by Alpspitzbahn cable car and the Bernadein T-bar lift).