Best trails in Naturschutzgebiet Schachen and Reintal, Bavaria, Germany

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Looking for a great trail in Naturschutzgebiet Schachen and Reintal, Bavaria? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 5 hard trails in Naturschutzgebiet Schachen and Reintal ranging from 4.3 to 17.6 miles and from 2,352 to 9,681 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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The Schachengebiet and the Reintal in the Wetterteingebirge are since 1970 under nature protection. The most famous place near the nature reserve is Garmisch-Partenkirchen. From here many hikes lead into the nature reserve, where you can enjoy the nature to the fullest.

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#1 - Zugspitze from Garmisch-Partenkirchen Via Ferrata
Naturschutzgebiet Schachen and Reintal
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Length: 12.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
The 2,962 meter high Zugspitze is a mountain of superlatives. As the highest elevation in Germany, the summit offers an incredible 360 ° panoramic view of the surrounding Alpine landscape. This route begins in the south of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and leads south along the Partnachklamm. This route follows the Partnach to the Reintalangerhütte, where the trail branches off shortly thereafter. The ascent begins to become more difficult before you reach the Knorhütte. When you reach the summit, you can take a short break in the restaurant to have something to eat and refresh yourself before taking the gondola back to the starting point.Show more
#2 - Elmau zum Schachenhaus
Naturschutzgebiet Schachen and Reintal
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Length: 14 mi • Est. 8 h 1 m
This route leads over the Royal Road to Schachen. It starts at the hiking car park Elmau and leads first over a forest road along the "Koitaboch". If you go on this route in the summer, you can observe many young cattle grazing on the meadows grazing on the Wettersteinalm from about halfway along the route. The aim of the route is the royal house on Schachen, which belonged to Ludwig II.Show more
#3 - Royal House on the Schachen over Partnerachklamm
Naturschutzgebiet Schachen and Reintal
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Length: 11.8 mi • Est. 7 h 51 m
This hike starts at the ski stadium in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and leads south towards Partnachlkamm. She continues on royal paths to Schachen. Here you also pass the Kälbersteig, which is hiked uphill. On the way to Schachen you have a wonderful view of the surrounding region. Once at Schachen, you can take a guided tour of the historic castle and visit the Botanical Garden, which is home to many species of high mountain plants. This area already inspired King Ludwig II, who probably already walked on this hike.Show more
#4 - Reintalangerhütte
Naturschutzgebiet Schachen and Reintal
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Length: 24.4 mi
From the large parking lot at the ski stadium in Garmisch (740m) direction SW on the Wildenauer road towards Partnachklamm. After the bridge over the Partnach right and the small asphalt road direction SO partly very steep to Partnachalm (1000m) up. Now on the gravel road towards SW flat above the Partnach into the valley. At the second pronounced left-hand bend, it goes towards SO to Partnach. After a junction from the right the gravel road ends at 1040m.Show more
#5 - Schachenrunde (Schachentor)
Naturschutzgebiet Schachen and Reintal
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Length: 15.8 mi
#6 - Schachenrunde (Bannholzweg)
Naturschutzgebiet Schachen and Reintal
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Length: 15.7 mi
From the WP in Elmau (1020m) direction SW along the Elmauer stream along the Königsweg direction Wettersteinalm (1460m). Shortly before this right high over some serpentines through the alpine park. At 1710m, the goal comes into focus for the first time. A short distance down steeply past the Schachensee with a view of the steeply sloping north faces of the Frauenalpl (2202m) and the Törlspitze (2444m).Show more
#7 - Hausberg bis Bergstation Zugspitze
Naturschutzgebiet Schachen and Reintal
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Length: 17.6 mi • Est. Multi-day
#8 - Jubilaumsgrat and Sudweststeig
Naturschutzgebiet Schachen and Reintal
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 43 m
#9 - Osterfelder-Bernadeintrail Loop
Naturschutzgebiet Schachen and Reintal
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Length: 25.7 mi
From the parking lot of the Kreuzeckbahn (740m) on the forest path KE1 to the historic Bobschuppen of the SC Riessersee. From there on the KE1 often steeply to the Toni hut (1096m) and further up on the KE1. At 1140m either branch off to the left or continue on the monotonous forest highway KE1. At the Trögelhütte (1436m) through the Tourenhörertunnel on the trail to Kreuzalm (1580m). At the Kreuzeckbergstation (1638m) over to the Hochalm (1705m).Show more