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A Perfect Holiday in Grainau: Ski Mountaineering to Stuibenhütte Chalet & Avalanche Rescue Training

This ski tour is a popular easy winter hike in the Garmisch Classic ski area. It's a perfect tour for beginners, and you can go this route on snowshoes as well. A visit to the Stuibenhütte can also be combined with a day on the slopes in the Garmisch Classic ski area or with longer winter hikes.

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A Perfect Holiday in Grainau: Ski Mountaineering on Mount Wank

Along with hiking, family outings and public celebrations in summer and in winter, Mount Wank is a ski mountaineering destination during the winter season. Due to a relatively low avalanche danger, amazing panoramic views, a picturesque downhill slope and cozy chalets, a winter hike to Mount Wank is worth the effort. This tour is classified as 'moderate' with approx. 1100 vertical meters.

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A Perfect Holiday in Grainau: Tobogganing on Mount Zugspitze

You can experience the ultimate snow fun on the slopes without even having to put on your skis or snowboard on. How? Try out the toboggan runs on Mount Zugspitze. That's exactly what we plan to do today.

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Grainau Winter in Film

What does it look like, a perfect winter holiday? A video is worth a thousand words.

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A Perfect Holiday in Grainau: Easy Winter Hikes with a View!

Snow and frost turn the local landscape in the Zugspitze area into a true winter paradise!

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A Perfect Holiday in Grainau: Winter Hike with a Visit on Mount Zugspitze

It snowed overnight and the day promises sunshine along with a breathtaking winter landscape that opens up from the window at the Hotel am Badersee. So, put your shoes on and discover the winter magic on a circular route that first goes to Mount Zugspitze and then down to Lake Eibsee by cablecar and back to Grainau on foot.

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A Perfect Holiday in Grainau: Winter Tours in Garmisch-Classic Ski Area

The lockdown back in 2020/21 has led to a new boom in skimo touring. Ski lifts and cablecars were closed, so many skiers switched to ski mountaineering and discovered this trendy winter sport. The Garmisch Classic ski area in Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a perfect entry point for those who want to try skimo tours in a safe and uncomplicated way. Even if the ski area is a bit crowded.

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A Perfect Holiday in Grainau: Hiking the Philosophers' Trail from Farchant to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

The so-called Philosophers' Trail ('Philosophenweg') connects Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Farchant. On this easy, cosy hike you can enjoy the picturesque surroundings and great views all year round.

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A Perfect Holiday in Grainau: Kramerplateauweg

What makes a perfect holiday? Taking into account the impressive choice of outdoor activities in our holiday region Grainau, it is sometimes not that easy to make a choice. In the first turn it is important who you are traveling with. This time my mother is there - 72 years old, an enthusiastic hiker as long as the trail is not so steep. It should be a trail that we can start directly from the hotel and preferably classified as 'easy'. After a brief search we decide to spend our day tomorrow on the Kramer Plateau Trail (in German 'Kramerplateauweg').

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A Perfect Holiday in Grainau: Circular Hike in Wetterstein Range over Hochalm (1.705 m) and Hell Valley Gorge

Our today's hike for experienced alpinists starts and finishes in Hammersbach in Grainau. Along the alpine routes over Kreuzeck and Hochalm, following to the Hupfleitenjoch Saddle and further through the famous Hell Valley Gorge, you would discover the mountains in Grainau in all their beauty and enjoy the most picturesque sites.

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A Perfect Holiday in Grainau: Paddling Lake Eibsee

Lake Eibsee is one of the most famous and picturesque alpine lakes. You can walk the circular trail around the lake, here you would discover plenty of small bays for bathing and lying in the sun. On hot summer days a spring in the cool blue water (never warmer than 18 degrees centigrade!) is a very special pleasure. Even when the trails around the lake are very busy on sunny days, on the water you can still enjoy lots of space and quiet. Therefore our tip for today: paddling!

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A Perfect Holiday in Grainau: 10 Easy Routes With Panoramic Views

Mountaineering is not for everyone. Only the toughest have the endurance to walk uphill for hours. However, hiking should bring joy and make you happy, instead of being a prolongued torture making you unable to enjoy the day out in the nature. The Bavarian Alps in our area offer lots of opportunities to experience the mountains along light routes, enjoying great views and fascinating encounters with nature. Try out hiking with joy.

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