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Hike Wimbachgries via Wimbach Gorge


Wimbachgries via Wimbach Gorge


Min: 2070 ft
Max: 4357 ft
Uphill: 2343 ft
Downhill: 59 ft
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last update on Jun 12, 2019
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Distance: 5.16 miles
Duration:3 h 30 min
Min: 2070 ft
Max: 4357 ft
Uphill: 2343 ft
Downhill: 59 ft

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Trail characteristics

Dirt road
Forest track

Route description

Wimbachtal valley is a popular hiking region. Hike up the mountain to cross the gorge. You come past Wimbachschloss castle on your way, which used to be the Bavarian kings' hunting lodge. Afterwards, continue to Wimbachgrieshütte, a mountain hut.

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Interesting facts

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  • You're traveling a distance of 5 miles on this moderate trail. The hike is therefore not too long. The average length of all hikes in Bavaria is 27 miles.
  • You're facing an uphill climb of 714 vertical meters on this hike. The hike takes you to an elevation of 4357 ft.
  • In case of good weather conditions, the hike can also be done without bringing your hiking boots. 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.


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You should wear sturdy shoes for this tour.

Getting here

By car

Take B305 and drive through Engedey towards Ramsau. You will get to Wimbach bridge, where you turn left onto the federal roas. Parking available at Wimbachbrücke car park.

Public Transportation

Bus 846 gets you from Berchtesgaden railway station towards Hintersee. Get off at 'Wimbachbrücke', which gets you to the starting point of this hike.

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