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Münchner Haus

Serviced AV-Mountain Hut · Wetterstein Mountains and Mieminger chain · 2,964 m
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  • The Münchner Haus at the summit of the Zugspitze
    The Münchner Haus at the summit of the Zugspitze
    Photo: Thomas Gesell, DAV Sektion München
The Munich house on the Zugspitze lies at an altitude of 2,959m and is, therefore, the highest hut of the German Alpine Club on German ground.

The Münchner Haus was built in 1897 and since then, only a few areas have been modernized and extended. Consequently, this hut is one of the classic mountaineering accommodations of the first hour. Anyone expecting showers, two-bedrooms or high comfort here will be disappointed. Just 36 beds, all in dormitories, plus only the most necessary sanitary facilities - that's all that is offered on this exposed shelter.

But the view is ingenious - out into the hills of the Alps or southwards to the over 650 peaks, which you can see from the terrace. A more perfect viewpoint with extraordinary impressions in the early morning or late evening hours is hard to find.

For those who expect or are looking for more comfort, we recommend an overnight stay in the lower-lying Knorrhütte. The Münchner Haus itself is mainly used and appreciated by mountaineers who want to start the route over the Jubiläumsgrat very early in the morning, as the entrance to the "Jubi Grat" starts only 100 meters away. You can safe, valuable time in the morning and begin long before those who come up by cable car from 8:00 a.m. During the day, it is usually quite crowded at the top of the peak, as three cable cars transport new day-trippers from all over the world to the summit almost every minute.

From 4:45 p.m., when the last cable car has gone down to the valley and the last tourists have left the summit, an almost magical silence returns. Lucky, who has reserved a sleeping place. Now you can relax and enjoy the unique scenery with a drink in your hand.

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Update: May 24, 2022

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Münchner Haus
82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen


by cableway

Public transport

Arrival by train/train station: Zugspitzbahn, Grainau-Hammersbach

Arrival by bus/bus station: Olympia-Skistadion, Hammersbach, Eibsee, Obermoos

Getting there

Olympia-Skistadion, Hammersbach, Eibsee, Obermoos


47.421111, 10.984861
47°25'16.0"N 10°59'05.5"E
32T 649708 5253872
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Access trail to the mountain hut

Mountain tour · Wetterstein Mountains and Mieminger chain
Zugspitze durch das Reintal
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 21.4 km
Duration 7:30 h
Ascent 2,300 m
Descent 2,300 m

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Distance 10.8 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 1,571 m
Descent 890 m

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Fixed rope route · Wetterstein Mountains and Mieminger chain
Zugspitze durch das Höllental
recommended route Difficulty C difficult
Distance 10.1 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 2,200 m
Descent 182 m

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Mountain tour · Wetterstein Mountains and Mieminger chain
Über den Stopselzieher auf die Zugspitze
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 8 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 2,000 m
Descent 2,000 m

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Over the Gatterl to the Zugspitze
Premium content Difficulty moderate
Distance 11.3 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 1,643 m
Descent 187 m

This challenging mountain tour takes us on alpine and scenic trails from Ehrwald via the Gatterl to Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze.

ADAC Wanderführer
Fixed rope route · Wetterstein Mountains and Mieminger chain
Zugspitze & Münchner Haus von der Talstation Obermoos
recommended route Difficulty A/B difficult
Distance 4.8 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 1,716 m
Descent 4 m

Dieser technisch wie konditionell anspruchsvolle Hüttenzustieg erfolgt über den sogenannten Stopselzieher.

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Recommendations nearby

recommended route Difficulty moderate Multi-stage route
Distance 37.1 km
Duration 15:00 h
Ascent 2,565 m
Descent 2,302 m

Viele verbinden mit dem Aufstieg auf die Zugspitze die Begriffe Gletscher, Klettersteig, Unmöglich. Dabei gibt es eine vergleichsweise einfache, ...

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Opening hours

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Summer: mid-May to the end of September

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Münchner Haus

Hansjörg Barth
82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Phone 0049/8821/2901


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