The ground is soft and pleasant, the air is clear and smooth – and the panoramic views are simply breathtaking. In the Alps, walking and running is definitely a sensual experience. And:It is absolutely simple. Your legs have never felt lighter, your breath never more regular and your mind has never been freer.
As an endurance enthusiast you will love the fantastic routes around Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Runners and nordic walkers are part of the town, just as Mount Zugspitze is part of the Wetterstein mountain range. You can take your pick, what do you feel like? Do you favour the group experience or going out on your own?
We offer Nordic Walking Groups several times a week. In these groups you can work on your endurance and perfect your technique with the help of a professional instructor. Great for beginners and the experienced!
If you love varied routes, you can conquer a new mountain each day.No matter whether you choose Mount Wank, Eckbauer or the bottom of Mount Kramer, they all offer walking tours ranging from one to four and a half hours, past meadows full of scented herbs, dark forests and with mighty mountains towering above you.
Runners will also find perfect conditions in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Fantastic running routes with or without incline. The clear air and untouched nature make running a pure joy and a very special experience!
For up-to-date information about walking and running and various route suggestions visit our GaPa Tour Planner. Detailed route descriptions, information on running times, birds-eye views and clear altitude profiles show you the most beautiful routes around Garmisch-Partenkirchen.