Starting at Olympia Skistadion, hike towards the hospital, further passing the swimming pool Kainzenbad and along the street Kainzenbadstraße. Afterwards, follow the signs to Wamberg.
Once you've reached Wamberg, just stay on that road, past St. Anna until you reach the town center. Continue right at the first turn and hike over the mountain saddle Wamberger Sattel. Take the trail first to Elmau, then turn right and walk until Hintergraseck, past Mittergraseck and further towards Vordergraseck.
Afterwards follow the signs to Partnachklamm gorge.
From Vordergraseck, walk south until Partnachklamm. Then follow the the river Partnach through the gorge until you reache the hut Lenzhütte, which is located at the entrance of the gorge. Afterwards, start your way back to Olympia Skistadion.
- You're traveling a distance of 8 miles on this moderate trail. The average length of all hikes in Bavaria is 28 miles.
- You're facing an uphill climb of 974 vertical meters on this hike. The high point of the hike is located at an elevation of 3875 ft.
- This moderate hike is perfect for the whole family. What’s even better: You can also bring the family’s best friend on this dog friendly hike. (See all dog friendly hikes in Bavaria.)
- Sturdy hiking boots are recommended on this track. There are places to buy beverages and food along the track. However it’s always recommended to bring enough water and food along with you.
Highlights of the tour
Highlights of this hike include Wamberg, the highest church town in Germany, and the impressive natural spectacle of the gorge.
Hiking boots covering your ankle and weatherproof clothes are essential.
Take motorway A95 until Eschelohe and continue on B2 until Garmisch- Partenkirchen. After the tunnel, drive into the district Partenkirchen. Stay on the main road and leave the town towards Olympia Skistadion.
Starting in Mittenwald, take B2 until Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Then take the first turn to the left and follow the signs towards Olympia Skistadion.
Drive until Garmisch-Partenkirchen on B23. At the second traffic light turn right into the street Gernackerstraße and stay on it. At the crossways (Rathauskreuzung) turn right, stay on that road and follow the signs until Olympia Skistadion.
Start at Olympia Skistadion. Parking available for a fee.