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Short Hochwiesweg trail - Winter hike in Ofterschwang

Winter Hiking • Ofterschwang
Source: Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • Hochwieswegrunde bei Ofterschwang
    / Hochwieswegrunde bei Ofterschwang
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
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    Photo: Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
Map / Short Hochwiesweg trail - Winter hike in Ofterschwang
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A small walk with only a slight ascent and a wonderful view of Ofterschwang.

easy
1.8 km
0:40 h
72 hm
72 hm

This round is suitable for a small walk slightly above Ofterschwang with a beautiful view of Ofterschwang and the mountains.

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Hörnerdörfer im Allgäu
Updated: 2017-12-28

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
923 hm
859 hm
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Schlitte Hitte - Lodge
Wurzelhütte
Ristorante-Pizzeria Cortina
Leitenbach Lodge

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 hm)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.498116 N 10.234345 E
UTM
32T 592965 5261258

Destination

Valley station Weltcup-Express in Ofterschwang

Turn-by-turn directions

From the valley station, go downhill over the stream and follow the small path to the right. Follow the path a little further uphill until you turn left to the south. After approx. 500m, follow the turn-off to the left at the bottom 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
1.8 km
Duration
0:40 h
Ascent
72 hm
Descent
72 hm
Public transport friendly Round tour Nice views Suitable for families and children

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