People per Guide
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Type of Trip
Join me for this exciting 7-day hiking tour around Garmisch and Meran, crossing the Alps and wandering through remote valleys far from the beaten tracks.
This adventure starts in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a mountain resort in Bavaria, Germany. From there, we’ll travel to the Zugspitze (2962 m), the highest peak in that country, right in the border with Austria.
Then, we’ll hike over the main Alpine ridge towards the Italian town of Meran, in the South Tyrol.
During this trip, we’ll be hiking between 5 and 7 hours each day and use from time to tome taxis or the cableway.
Besides, we’ll spend the nights in different mountain huts. Some of them are located in quite remote places, so you’ll find yourself in beautiful unspoiled environments.
In fact, this tour is a great alternative if you want to avoid the crowds in the classic E5.
It’s also a wonderful opportunity for enthusiastic hikers with some previous experience, as it doesn’t involve much difficulty.
Please contact me if you want to be a part of this trip around Garmisch and Meran. I am a local IFMGA mountain guide and I’ll be happy to show you this amazing region of the Alps.
Price per person
- Guiding fee
- Transport during the trip
What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.
What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).
What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.
Drive up the gondola to the Zugspitze. Cross the Gatterl and the Hochfeldernalm (lunch) to Coburger Hütte.
Ascent 450hm, descent 1400hm, 5 – 6 hours.
Cross the Grünsteinscharte descent to Mieminger Plateau.
Transfer to Lüsens.
Overnight at the Alpengasthof Lüsens.
Exit 55hm, descent 1450hm, 5 – 6.5 hours.
Ascent to the Schafgrübler, overnight at the Franz Sennhütte.
Ascent 1200hm, descent 700hm, 6 – 7 hours.
Cross the Stubaier Höhenweg and the new Regensburger Hütte (lunch) to Ranalt. Ascent 700m, descent 1400hm, 6 -7 hrs.
Drive up the gondola to the Schaufeljoch.
About the Hildesheimer Hütte and the Gamsplatzl to the Siegerlandhütte. Ascent 150hm, descent 550hm, 4 -5 hours
About the Windachscharte to Grossen Timmler.
Descend past the old mine Schneeberg to Timmelsjochstrasse.
Taxi transfer to Meran. Overnight at hotel.
Ascent 350m, descent 450hm, 5 – 6 hours
Return transfer to Garmisch.
- Coburger Hütte
- Alpengasthof Lüsens
- Franz Sennhütte
- Regensburger Hütte
All drinks and meals are not included in the price.
About the Guide
My passion for nature and the mountains led me to become a mountain guide. I started my career as a pilot and, for a while, dedicated my life to university. However, over the years, my love for the mountains increased.
Since then, I have been working as a mountain guide, taking my clients on great ski and climbing adventures. I guide around my country and also around Europe: Spain, Italy, France, England, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Norway. I sometimes also go to Chile, Canada, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey.
As an IFMGA certified mountain guide, it is a pleasure for me to guide people from all over the world to these amazing destinations. My main objective is to have you enjoy a great time in the mountains while keeping you safe.
I invite you to have a look at the mountain programs and tours I propose. In the case you want to join one of them and if I'm not available, you'll be going with Alex or Rudi, IFMGA certified guides, friends of mine.
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