Höllental, which means Hell Valley, is a valley in Wetterstein Alps (Wettersteingebirge) and lies under the Zugspitze (the... more » highest peak of Germany) on the German-Austrian border in the northern Alps. It is located in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
The moderate to difficult round trip starts and ends in Kreuzeckbahn Talstation (Garmisch Partenkirchen) trailhead and is about 18 km, gaining about 1080 m in elevation.
Are you spending holiday nearby Garmisch-Partenkirchen or Innsbruck and looking for a beautiful, moderate to difficult hiking trip covering moderate altitudes including an attractive gorge and excellent views on the surroundings of the highest peak of Germany? Then, this is a hike just for you.
Basically, the hike can be divided into sections as follows: from Kreuzeckbahn Talstation through the Höllentalklamm gorge to the Höllentalangerhütte cottage, from the Höllentalangerhütte cottage to the Kreuzeckbahn Bergstation, from the Kreuzeckbahn Bergstation to the Kreuzeckbahntalstation. It generally takes about 8 hours for average hikers to complete the round trip, allowing a reasonable time for making refreshment stops. less «