Gleirschklamm Gorge of Karwendel

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Gleirschklamm Gorge of Karwendel is a 10.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near the city of Scharnitz that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

10.2 miles 2070 feet Loop



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Explore a Spectacular Gorge and Isar River of Karwendel nearby Scharnitz The Gleirschklamm gorge is located in the beautiful Karwendel Alpine Park to the east of Scharnitz, a village which is situated about 16 km north of Innsbruck, Austria. Experience a really romantic gorge and a beautiful landscape along the Isar River. The moderate round trip from Scharnitz to Gleirschklamm gorge is about 17 km, gaining about 290 m in elevation. Are you spending holiday in Scharnitz or somewhere nearby Innsbruck or Garmisch-Partenkirchen and looking for a beautiful and not difficult hiking trip covering low altitudes? Then, this is a hike just for you. Basically, the hike can be divided into sections as the following: from Scharnitz to Scharnitzer Alm, from Scharnitzer Alm to Gleirschklamm and from Gleirschklamm back to the trailhead. It generally takes 8 hours for average hikers to complete the round trip, allowing a reasonable time for making refreshment stops.

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