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Mountain huts and pastures



Rustic mountain inn with sun terrace, playroom and adventure playground. Serves Bavarian delicacies.

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The Höllentalangerhütte is a mountain hut, managed by the German Alpine Club but open to the general public. It is situated in the Wettersteingebirge (DAV section Munich-Oberland) and provides overnight accommodation at a height 1387 m…

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Neuneralm in Grainau


Located directly above Grainau at an altitude of 910m and beautifully set beneath the Waxenstein mountains, this hut is easily accessible in a 20-minute hike to build your appetite…

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Maintenance work of the cogwheel train and cable cars

Due to regular maintenance work the cogwheel train and cable cars are closed on a couple of days in spring and autumn.

Eibsee cable-car and cogwheel train:

Eibsee cable-car

 closed from 18th until 22th october

 closed from 08th until 12th november


Alpspitz cable-car

 closed from 8th November until start winter season

Kreuzeck cable-car

 closed from 8th November until start winter season

Hochalm cable-car

 closed from th November until start winter season

Hausberg cable-car

closed until start of winter season 2021/2022


Wank cable-car

 closed from 08th November until start winter season


Eckbauer cable-car

closed from 15th November until 10th December

Graseck cable-car

closed from 15th November until 26th November

Wank and Wank Cable-Car

Mount Wank is renowned for its panorama and as a destination for the family throughout the Werdenfelser region. Prepare to be overwhelmed by the views in all directions combining the peaks of the Ester-, Ammer-, Karwendel- und Wetterstein-mountains with the Alpspitze, Zugspitze und the peaks of the Waxenstein just above Grainau.

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Eckbauer by Cable-Car

The mountain station of the Eckbauer cable-car serves as a starting point for beautiful hikes through woods and pastures with stunning vistas in all directions. Destinations include Elmau Castle, the Graseck above the Partnachklamm gorge, Germany’s highest mountain village Wamberg and of course the way back to Partenkirchen. Plenty of choice for the entire family and all ages.

More info about the Eckbauer cable-car.

There are plenty of restaurants to choose from.


  • Berggasthof Eckbauer


Berggasthof Vordergraseck

  • Das Graseck
  • Kaiserschmarrn Alm
  • Almwirtschaft Hintergraseck

Laber Cable-car

Enjoy a ride with the nostalgic Laber Ropeway in Oberammergau to Laber Mountain. It doesn’t belong to the highest peaks of the Bavarian Alps but it offers one of the most tremendous views. Like standing on a balcony you can see the foothills of the Alps, with its many lakes and on a clear day you can even see Munich and further north.

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Karwendel Cable-Car

Discover the high-alpine beauty of the Karwendel mountains.

The cable-car will take you to an elevation of 2.244 m and the pristine nature around the Karwendel peak within a mere 10 minutes.

Enjoy the views of the Mittenwald and the Isar valley in the distance beneath you while surrounded by majestic mountain views. Which you can witness from our sun-terrace or while indulging in the excellent food in our restaurant. Or while enjoying a full day’s hike or the spectacular and adventurous free-ride slopes of the Dammkar, also renowned as Germany’s longest skiable descent.

There is a special Panorama treck, the Passamani with great vistas. The Telescope with the panoramic window. The nature-information-center. And the nature itself.

More information about the Karwendel cable-car.

Ehrwalder Almbahn

In the nearby village of Ehrwald in Austria, the cable-car Ehrwalter Almbahn is located between the Wetterstein and Mieminger mountains. Cabins for eight will take you up to this popular hiking and mountain-bike destination, where a variety of trails in all levels of difficulty will take you past cozy mountain huts with great gastronomy and idyllic mountain lakes.

And in winter you can discover 27,5 km of groomed slopes with modern lifts.

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