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Winter walk around the Ofterschwanghorn

Winter Hiking • Ofterschwang
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  • Ofterschwanger Horn mit Blick auf den Allgäuer Hauptkamm
    / Ofterschwanger Horn mit Blick auf den Allgäuer Hauptkamm
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • Blick auf den Gipfel-6er, Kindergelände und Weltcup-Hütte Am Ofterschwanger Horn
    / Blick auf den Gipfel-6er, Kindergelände und Weltcup-Hütte Am Ofterschwanger Horn
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • Winterspazierweg um das Ofterschwanger hörn
    / Winterspazierweg um das Ofterschwanger hörn
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
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    Photo: Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
Map / Winter walk around the Ofterschwanghorn
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A nice and easy walk around the Ofterschwanger Horn (mountaintop) with great views of the Allgäu Alps.

easy
2.4 km
1:15 h
83 m
83 m

You can easily reach this lovely and family-friendly, prepared hiking trail with the Weltcup-Express 4-seater open cable car from the valley station in Ofterschwang to the mountain station or via the Ossi-Reichert-Bahn 8-seater cabin car from Gunzesried to the mountain station.

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Hörnerdörfer im Allgäu
Updated: 2018-07-16

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1353 m
1302 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Rest Stop

Weltcup-Hütte Lodge
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

Weather-adapted winter clothing and warm, waterproof hiking boots.

Start

Valley station Weltcup-Express in Ofterschwang or valley station Ossi-Reichert-Bahn in Gunzesried (1302 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.498580 N 10.213810 E
UTM
32T 591418 5261285

Destination

Valley station Weltcup-Express in Ofterschwang or valley station Ossi-Reichert-Bahn in Gunzesried

Turn-by-turn directions

With the Weltcup-Express from Ofterschwang or Ossi-Reichert-Bahn from Gunzesried it goes up to the mountain station at the Ofterschwanger Horn. From here, the winter hiking trail leads around the Ofterschwanger Horn to the left and ends again at the mountain station. Enjoy warm and refreshing drinks and good food at the Weltcup-Hütte with its large terrace and a wonderful view of the mountain panorama. Ideal point to watch the ski buzz.

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 or valley station Ossi-Reichert-Bahn in Gunzesried

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
2.4 km
Duration
1:15 h
Ascent
83 m
Descent
83 m
Public transport friendly Round tour Nice views With refreshment stops Suitable for families and children Mountain railway ascent/descent

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Highest point
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