Snowshoeing in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
An exceptional experience in pristine nature
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is rich in scenic attractions. Admire the frozen waterholes in winter and discover animal tracks in the snow. A fantastic world of light and ice is slowly emerging in front of your eyes as you go on a journey of exploration with snowshoes on your feet. Always in the impressive presence of Germany’s tallest mountain – the Zugspitze. Enjoy the silence and solitude and let the winter landscape in Garmisch-Partenkirchen enchant you!
Did you know? Our ancestors already strapped snowshoes to their feet to reach faraway hay stores and mountain huts. What used to be a vital mode of travel in regions rich in snow, is now a popular form of winter hiking.
3 reasons for a snowshoe hike in the Bavarian Alps
- Walking the solitary route. Far off the hustle and bustle, you wade through the loose powder snow. Surrounded by nothing but nature. Snowy treetops, picturesque summits. Are you ready to climb the most impressive scenic viewpoints of the region?
- Fun for everyone. Beginner or pro, no matter the age – the extensive network of winter hiking trails surrounding Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers the perfect tours for active and nature-loving snowshoe fans.
- Just outside in nature. Experience the magical and enchanting atmosphere of the mountains during a snowshoe hike. The advantage: You hardly need any equipment or experience for this easy winter sport.
Guided snowshoe hikes in the Bavarian Alps
You don’t want to explore the mountains alone? Then entrust yourself to the expertise of an experienced guide! Accompanied by him, you’ll discover locations that you might otherwise pass without realizing the fascinating stories related to them.
Check out the current dates for guided snowshoe hikes.
Good to know: The ski schools in Garmisch-Partenkirchen have snowshoes in all sizes for rent!