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Safety informationWatch out for other winter sports people on the piste.
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
Tips, hints and linkswww.gapa.de, www.eckbauerbahn.de
Getting thereTake the motorway A95 from Munich towards Garmisch-Partenkirchen to the end of the autobahn at Eschenlohe, then follow the state road B2 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. After the tunnel to the Partenkirchen part of town, follow Hauptstrasse through the town. Near the end of town, follow the signs for the Olympic Ski Stadium (Olympia Skistadion).
From Mittenwald/Innsbruck take the state road B2 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, immediately at the beginning of town take the first road left, follow the signs for the Olympic Ski Stadium (Olympia Skistadion).
From Reutte/Ehrwald/Tirol/Grainau take the state road B23 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, turn right into Gernackerstrasse at the second set of traffic lights and then follow the signs for Partenkirchen/Mittenwald/Innsbruck. At the end of town the way to the Olympic Ski Stadium (Olympia Skistadion) is also signposted.
ParkingAt the Olympic Ski Stadium (P13), fee payable at times.
Author’s map recommendations
EquipmentWinter clothing and shoes; toboggan, sledge or bob. Toboggans, minibobs, ruckXbobs and snowbikes are available for hire at the Eckbauerbahn cable car.