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Nature & movement

in the Garmisch-Classic area
New from summer 2024

Natursteig Osterfelder

Alpine theme trail

The themed trail, funded by the Bavarian State Ministry for Environment, is located between the mountain station of the Alpspitzbahn cable on Osterfelderkopf and the mountain station of the Kreuzeckbahn cable car. At over 30 interactive stations, knowledge about nature and the local mountains is combined with movement elements from Felix Neureuther‘s „Beweg dich schlau!“ initiative.

Information

The trail is between the mountain station of the Alpspitzbahn cable car on Osterfelderkopf and the mountain station of the Kreuzeckbahn cable car and can be perfectly combined with the Garmisch-Classic round trip.

  • Parking: Kreuzeckbahn / Alpspitzbahn valley station
  • How to get there: Alpspitzbahn or Kreuzeckbahn cable car
  • Starting point: For the hike uphill at the mountain station of the Kreuzeckbahn cable car, downhill at the mountain station of the Alpspitzbahn cable car
  • Level of difficulty: easy, suitable for families
  • Highlights:
    • child-friendly, interactive stations
    • Movement elements from Felix Neureuther‘s „Beweg dich schlau!“ initiative
    • AlpspiX viewing platform
  • Refreshment stops: Osterfelder 2000 and Kandahar 2 


The sections

Section 1: Around Osterfelderkopf

  • 8 stations and the viewing platform AlpspiX
  • about 500 meters
  • 30 min.
  • Refreshment stop: Osterfelder 2000 

Section 2: Mountain station Alpspitzbahn cable car – Hochalm
Can be skipped with the Hochalmbahn cable car

  • 16 stations
  • about 2,5 km | 350 altitude meters
  • downhill 75 min. | uphill 90 min.
  • Refreshment stop: Osterfelder 2000 

Section 3: Hochalm – Mountain station Kreuzeckbahn cable car

  • 7 stations
  • about 1,5 km | 100 altitude meters
  • downhill 55 min. | uphill 60 min.
  • Refreshment stop: Kandahar 2 

 


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