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Rocky pinnacle up the mountain

Many tourists come to Oberammergau not only for viewing the beautiful houses but also to climb up... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Hong Kong, China
Worth the effort

Everywhere in Obergammergau is either up or down a hills so wear good fitting comfortable shoes but... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Durham, Canada
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Oberammergau, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Many tourists come to Oberammergau not only for viewing the beautiful houses but also to climb up Kofel on top of the hill. It is a really difficult task for elder like me. You can take the chairlift halfway but anyway you need to have...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Everywhere in Obergammergau is either up or down a hills so wear good fitting comfortable shoes but well worth the effort for the view

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Quite a steep hike, but beautiful vistas and a very peaceful walk through to forest to get to the top. The last 1/3 of the hike is definitely not for the faint of heart or anyone afraid of heights! You do have to cross a...More

4  Thank CB S
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Oberammergau has many amazing attractions, apart from the once-in-10-years Passion Play. One of these is the Kofel, the tall "tooth" of rock that stands like a beacon across the Ammer River, towering over the town and valley. It can, the tourist books tell me, be...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Nice hike, with only a handful of cable handrails climbing spots. It's a good climb near the top, and I saw a man with is two 10 year olds making the climb (tho they were lashed together with safety line). Sign the book at the...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We got the chairlift up the mountain and then walked across and up the Kofel with our two children (aged 12 and 9). They loved the challenge of the climb, although it was definitely quite scary at times as it was steep at the end...More

1  Thank LizY123
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We hike up the Kofel, made it about 3/4 of the way! Considering we are over 70, thought that was great. It is a very physical walk with lots of switchbacks. My husband was there as a teenager and climbed it many times and wanted...More

Thank Abbie B
Reviewed 21 October 2016

It took an hour to take he trail up the mountain. It was gorgeous at the top. Mind your footing. Towards the top you will likely need to use the steel cables to help yourself up the mountain. We took the long way down and...More

1  Thank Frederik M
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This hike takes 45-75 minutes depending on your fitness level. Definitely worth the effort though. Just do it!

Thank Dan T
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Kofel summit has a beautiful view of the town. And for those who are fit, but not super mountineers, this is the perfect hike to make you feel you accomplished something without it being really dangerous. You do hold on to some cables in...More

1  Thank Bayne S
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