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Hochwiesweg Runde - Winterwanderung in Ofterschwang

Winter Hiking • Ofterschwang
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  • Hochwieswegrunde bei Ofterschwang
    / Hochwieswegrunde bei Ofterschwang
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
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    Photo: Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
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    Photo: Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
Map / Hochwiesweg Runde - Winterwanderung in Ofterschwang
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A pleasant round trip with only a slight ascent and a magnificent view over Ofterschwang, the Iller Valley and the Allgäu Alps.

easy
3.6 km
1:15 h
93 m
93 m

An extensive walk along the western and southern outskirts of Ofterschwang along mostly groomed winter hiking trails and magnificent views.

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Hörnerdörfer im Allgäu
Updated: 2018-07-16

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
925 m
849 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Schlitte Hitte - Lodge
Wurzelhütte
Ristorante-Pizzeria Cortina
Leitenbach Lodge
Restaurant Alphorn

Safety information

Ofterschwang is located on the edge of the Nature Park Nagelfluhkette. A Nature Park is a protected landscape created by long-term use and cultivation. This valuable cultural landscape is to be preserved in its present form, but at the same time also to be used.

Please note the following recommendations:

  • Please do not make noise.
  • Please do not go off the road.
  • Please do not make an open fire.
  • Please only camp on marked areas.
  • Please do not resettle plants or animals.
  • Please do not pick plants and flowers.
  • Please do not collect mushrooms.
  • Please do not collect stones or minerals.
  • Please do not feed animals.
  • Please do not leave any rubbish.
  • Please dispose of dog droppings in public dog kennels or at home

Equipment

The right equipment for your tour consists of proper hiking boots and clothing appropriate to the weather. Take sun cream and water along. Note that you are in the mountains and weather changes can be expected at any time.

Start

Valley station Weltcup-Express in Ofterschwang (884 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.498049 N 10.234294 E
UTM
32T 592961 5261251

Destination

Valley station Weltcup-Express in Ofterschwang

Turn-by-turn directions

From the valley station of the Weltcup-Express in Ofterschwang you walk a little bit downhill to the south and take the path right after the stream on the right and follow the Hochwiesweg to Sigiswang. From here, follow the road through the upper part of the village and then downhill to the main road. Follow the road about 200m left to Ofterschwang, until you reach the winter hiking trail to the right, taking you in an arch around a little forest towards the church in Ofterschwang. The path leads into the Moosweg in front of the church. Take the Kirchgasse to the left, until you reach the intersection. Opposite, the Panoramaweg leads back to the car park at the valley station.

Public transport

Public transport friendly

From the Sonthofen train station by bus to Ofterschwang (bus route Sonthofen - Ofterschwang - Bolsterlang) or via Fischen (via Bolsterlang)

Getting there

The access to Ofterschwang is via the B19, to exit OA5 to Ofterschwang near Sonthofen or via Tiefenberg.

Parking

Free parking at the valley station Weltcup-Express in Ofterschwang

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

In the Tourist Information in Ofterschwang you can purchase a cross-country and winter hiking map of the Hörnerdörfer trail network.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.6 km
Duration
1:15 h
Ascent
93 m
Descent
93 m
Public transport friendly Round tour Nice views Suitable for families and children

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