Mountaineering & climbing in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Summit conquests to be proud of
You were always aiming high? Then Garmisch-Partenkirchen is the perfect destination for you! Home to the tallest mountain in Germany, the region offers mountaineers and climbers a myriad of opportunities to follow their passion.
The legendary Zugspitze is not the only option to feel the rough rock under your fingertips and to reward yourself with stunning scenic views. The Bavarian mountains are a true paradise for mountaineers and climbers, for newbies and pros. Harsh rockfaces, deep gorges and views that’ll take your breath away – in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, you just might feel closer to heaven than ever before!
Route highlights in the mountains
Going beyond your limits and discovering new horizons – that’s easy in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Numerous routes of all levels of difficulty entice beginners as well as experienced alpinists to explore this majestic mountain world.
A highlight – in the truest sense of the word: the legendary Alpspitz Ferrata. Unforgettable views and holiday memories abound at 2,628 metres above sea level, atop this jewel of the Werdenfelser Land region: a view of the picturesque Loisachtal valley or down into the Höllental valley where the Zugspitze seems right within reach. That’s when you’ll fall hopelessly in love with the breathtaking beauty of this unique mountain scenery.
Equally as impressive: the Jubiläumsgrat for experienced alpinists. It’s known for being one of the most spectacular ridge traverses of the Eastern Alps and provides a mountain experience that’s worth every single drop of sweat you’ll shed. And one thing’s for sure: There will be a lot of sweating – because the Jubiläumsgrat poses a challenge even for mountaineers with great physical fitness and lots of alpine experience!
Many routes lead to the top: Easy or difficult, long or short – the GaPa tour planner gives you the most beautiful tour suggestions for your mountaineering or climbing holiday!
At the climbing crags near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, newbies as well as advanced climbers will find enticing routes at various levels of difficulty. Herrgottschrofen or Gelbe Wände: Your personal favourites are already waiting for you!
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Climbing on bad-weather days
In Garmisch-Partenkirchen, you can climb whenever you’re in the mood for it and not just when the weather allows it! Because at the bouldering gym, you have plenty of options to enjoy your climbing day away from grey skies and the rain. The perfect opportunity to finetune your technique or to work on your endurance and strength for your next outdoor climbing session! On an area of about 350 square metres, there’s a route for every level of skill.
Heavenly culinary offers
Usually the happy hormones, the exhilaration and the stunning views during your climbing tour are reward enough. But then again, you need to refuel properly after a day on the rock, at the climbing crag or at the bouldering gym! For instance, with Bavarian delicacies served at a mountain hut. With classic culinary delights at a restaurant. Or in the form of a sweet treat at a café. How great that you don’t have to look very far in Garmisch-Partenkirchen to find numerous huts, restaurants and bars where tired mountaineers can recharge their batteries!