Zugspitze, Garmisch-Partenkirchen

4.6
#1 of 51 in Winter Sports in Germany
It is often said that Germany touches the sky at Zugspitze, which features the highest peak in the country. It's also one of the country's most popular ski resorts. Rising nearly 3,000 m (9,700 ft) above sea level, this mountain was first conquered in 1820 by military officer and surveying technician Josef Naus. Today, you can choose one of three routes to the summit. You can reach the top much easier than Naus and his team did: Choose one of three cable cars running up and down these slopes. They transport about 500,000 people each year. Nine ski lifts cover the area during the peak of the winter season. Both hikers and skiers can find two well-known alpine huts on the western slopes of the mountain. You can purchase tickets for the ski areas online. Our Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip builder makes visiting Zugspitze and other Garmisch-Partenkirchen attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Really enjoyed nature, all very friendly and open-minded people who were greeting each other en route. Chose this mount as aklimatizacionnuju were downloads there, tried all three routes of ascent, the classic pass the simplest, can be reached in a 10:00 with pauses. Before 1700 is a normal road with beautiful views, then not a big upgrade to 2052 hjutje and from it to lift again the usual way ... The heavy route anniversary, without equipment out there doing nothing all go full jekeperovke only two have seen virtually no total (buckle and moustache) you can spend the night in hjutje and in the tent, we priduprezhdali that we may face a fine, but not who we are not touch and passing us Germans still slept in tents in the district ... I advise everyone to go at least part of the classic climb, will definitely be back here again with friends. Anyone interested in climbing in the year 2019, VK Alexander Schmalz
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  • Beautiful spot with many posibilities to spend your day active. Restaurants good and nice. Ofcourse a bit expensive as we are on 2900 meters+  more »
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  • Wonderful view. Place to to release your mind, to have a fun in the winter or take a fresh breath at the summer. Close to the Sun and to the heaven.
  • Fantastic! It was pretty much snowed out when we went but the staff were great and we decided to battle the winds and venture onto the viewing deck all the same!
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