Cross the Blue Mountains

At first sight, the Wallberg dominates the panorama at Tegernsee. The beauty of the blue mountains is only visible at a second glance: A several-kilometer-wide crest with steep trenches, mountain pines and rocky flanks.

The tour
A first highlight is the access to the Große Wolfsschlucht. The diversified path leads up from the wild ravine, passes a few easy rock steps, partially secured with wire ropes, and follows a weakly pronounced back into a meadow saddle between Schildenstein and the Blauberge, where the path divides.

The preferences of the hikers are recognizable by the size of the path: The majority of them hike to the Schildenstein (1613 m), only a few can be lured from a sign to the nearby Blaubergalm. Soon, on this way, a narrow path branches off, which leads up to the crest of the Blauberge.

There are no orientation problems, the easy-going ridge indecates the direction. Thus, with a breathtaking view to Germany (to the north) and Austria (to the south), you will cross the elevations of Blaubergschneid and the Blaubergkopf (1787 m), lose a few heights of altitude when descending into a saddle, before climbing up to the Halserspitze (1862 m), the highest point of the Blue Mountains.

Eye-caching is the distinctive Guffert in the south, as well as Ross- and Buchstein in the north-west. On the ridge you have peace, only a few hikers are on the way. Just as easy as the ascent is also the descent. The path is narrow and the orientation easy, because the trail up to the Zwieselberg (1341 m) largely follows the mountain ridge. Without difficulty, we continue down to the Hohlensteinalm and out to the Siebenhüttenalm, where you will again meet the ascent path.

Starting point
Wildbad Kreuth

7 1/2 hours

Siebenhütten (836 m), Blaubergalm (1540 m)

Long, conditionally strenuous hike, which requires surefootedness and head of heights when climbing through the Große Wolfsschlucht as well as descending from the Halserspitze.

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