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Mountaineering in the Oberallgäu

The Oberallgäu is not only the beginning of the mountain landscape of the Alps, but also a territory of mountaineers. Via ferratas in Bad Hindelang as well as the Heilbronner Trail take you on tours up to the Allgäu peaks such as "Nebelhorn", "Fellhorn", "Hochvogel", "Hochfrottspitze", "Mädelegabel" or the green peaks of the "Höfats". Beginners as well as experienced mountaineers and climbers – everyone will find a favorite trail up the mountains.

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Discover the best mountaineering routes in the Oberallgäu on our interactive map

Mountain Hike · Kleinwalsertal
Hahnenköpfle
Top moderate
6 km
3:30 h
500 m
500 m

The Hahnenköpfle is located in Schwarzwassertal between Hoher Ifen and Gottesackerplateau. The route leads across stony, steep paths along the ...

2
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Mountain Hike · Allgäu
Fellhorngrat
Top moderate
8.1 km
3:37 h
909 m
327 m

Popular hiking tour on top of the german-austrian border region. Spectacular sights into Kleinwalsertal and Stillachtal and as far as Kempten.

2
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Mountain Hike · Kleinwalsertal
4 days hut-to-hut-tour through Kleinwalsertal
Top difficult
46.9 km
21:09 h
2,468 m
3,351 m

Four days circular hike for trained and persistent hikers across and around the most stunning peaks of Kleinwalsertal.

3
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Mountain Hike · Kleinwalsertal
Gottesacker plateau
Top difficult
14.4 km
6:22 h
950 m
1,161 m

Day tour for persistent hikers crossing a fascinating, though barren karst landscape.

2
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Top difficult
9.7 km
6:00 h
527 m
1,338 m

High alpine ridge hike through jagged rocks – three peaks in one day. From the Kanzelwand lift via the Hammerspitzen and Hochgehrenspitze to the ...

2
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Top difficult
10.6 km
5:30 h
573 m
1,503 m

This tour takes you across the jagged Mindelheimer via ferrata along the Austrian-German border.

3
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Mountain Hike · Kleinwalsertal
Roundtour Elfer
Top moderate
16.8 km
7:22 h
1,205 m
1,205 m

Moderately difficult alpine tour round the highest peak between Wildental and Gemsteltal

4
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Top difficult
16.4 km
7:45 h
1,155 m
1,155 m

This circular hike from the Lecknertal over the western Nagelfluhkette to the Hochgrat is characterized by a great variety of wild flowers and ...

4
from Julia Gebauer,   Outdooractive Editors
Premium VI-, 5b difficult
27.1 km
8:00 h
1,350 m
1,350 m

Alpine pleasure climbing in mostly solid rock in the beautiful surroundings of the Allgäu Alps

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Alpine Climbing · Allgäu
Lucky Punch on the Tam Tam Wand
Premium VI+, 6a moderate
1.4 km
3:00 h
240 m
240 m

Great, vertical and grippy climbing with very good protection not far from the Prinz-Luitpold-Haus

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Alpine Climbing · Allgäu
Schneck-Ostwand
Premium VI+, 6a difficult
15.8 km
11:00 h
1,210 m
1,209 m

The Schneck-Ostwand is one of the classic, extreme climbing activities in the Allgäu Alps.

1
from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Alpine Climbing · Allgaeu Alps
Schwarze Wand at the Fuchskarspitze mountain
Premium V+, 5b difficult
15 km
9:00 h
1,188 m
1,179 m

The „Schwarze Wand“ on the northern „Fuchskarspitze“ is a well-secured, enjoyable climb and it has a beautiful, solid cliff up from the third pitch.

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Premium VIII-, 6c+ difficult
12.2 km
10:15 h
942 m
942 m

Great route in best rock

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Premium VIII- difficult
12.4 km
9:00 h
964 m
964 m

Two demanding pitches in the eighth degree of difficulty directly at the Prinz-Luitpold-Haus.

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Mountain Hike · Allgäu
Crossing the Fuchskarspitze
Premium difficult
15.4 km
8:00 h
1,381 m
1,381 m

Panoramic mountain tour from the Hintersteiner Giebelhaus to the Fuchskarspitze

4
from Hartmut Wimmer,   Outdooractive Premium
Premium VII-, 6a+ difficult
14.6 km
9:00 h
1,185 m
1,185 m

The most difficult route on the Fuchskarspitze offers beautiful, partly vertical, enjoyable climbing with very good protection

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Premium VII-, 6a+ difficult
15.7 km
11:00 h
1,200 m
1,200 m

Vertical and exposed wall climbing in mostly solid, rough rock in the famous east face of the Schneck

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Premium IV, 4a easy
3.4 km
4:00 h
550 m
550 m

Short and easily secured climbing up to the 4th grade (III/A0), perfect for getting started with alpine climbing

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Alpine Climbing · Tannheim Valley
Bschießer-Südkante
Premium VI-, 5b difficult
9.9 km
8:00 h
1,000 m
1,000 m

Rewarding, short climbing (absolutely recommended in connection with a spring ski tour)

1
from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Premium V, 5a+ moderate
4.2 km
6:00 h
246 m
246 m

Short, but still rewarding climbing not far from the Nebelhornbahn (in the spiral crack that gives it its name, you can only enjoy climbing without ...

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Premium V+, 5b moderate
6.6 km
8:00 h
492 m
1,461 m

Vertical, exposed climbing in mostly firm, compact rock through the west face of the Trettachspitze (alpine classic)

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Mountain Hike · Allgäu
Über den Iseler
Premium difficult
14.7 km
7:00 h
1,178 m
1,178 m

Bei unserer Bergtour über den Iseler passieren wir die Zipfelsfälle und zwei Berghütten.

1
from Hartmut Wimmer,   Outdooractive Premium
Premium VII+, 6b+ difficult
12.3 km
10:20 h
937 m
937 m

The route “Fortsetzung folgt” offers challenging climbing in great, partly water-eaten rock right next to the Prinz-Luitpold-Haus

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Mountain Hike · Allgaeu Alps
Kegelkopf Überschreitung
Premium moderate
12.8 km
6:30 h
1,114 m
1,114 m

Anspruchsvolle Bergtour auf ausgesetzten Pfaden zum Gipfel eines Allgäuer Grasbergs: dem Kegelkopf

2
from Hartmut Wimmer,   Outdooractive Premium
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Mountain Hike · Kleinwalsertal
Hahnenköpfle
Top moderate
6 km
3:30 h
500 m
500 m

The Hahnenköpfle is located in Schwarzwassertal between Hoher Ifen and Gottesackerplateau. The route leads across stony, steep paths along the ...

2
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Mountain Hike · Allgäu
Fellhorngrat
Top moderate
8.1 km
3:37 h
909 m
327 m

Popular hiking tour on top of the german-austrian border region. Spectacular sights into Kleinwalsertal and Stillachtal and as far as Kempten.

2
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Mountain Hike · Kleinwalsertal
4 days hut-to-hut-tour through Kleinwalsertal
Top difficult
46.9 km
21:09 h
2,468 m
3,351 m

Four days circular hike for trained and persistent hikers across and around the most stunning peaks of Kleinwalsertal.

3
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Mountain Hike · Kleinwalsertal
Gottesacker plateau
Top difficult
14.4 km
6:22 h
950 m
1,161 m

Day tour for persistent hikers crossing a fascinating, though barren karst landscape.

2
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Top difficult
9.7 km
6:00 h
527 m
1,338 m

High alpine ridge hike through jagged rocks – three peaks in one day. From the Kanzelwand lift via the Hammerspitzen and Hochgehrenspitze to the ...

2
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Top difficult
10.6 km
5:30 h
573 m
1,503 m

This tour takes you across the jagged Mindelheimer via ferrata along the Austrian-German border.

3
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Mountain Hike · Kleinwalsertal
Roundtour Elfer
Top moderate
16.8 km
7:22 h
1,205 m
1,205 m

Moderately difficult alpine tour round the highest peak between Wildental and Gemsteltal

4
from Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen,   Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Top difficult
16.4 km
7:45 h
1,155 m
1,155 m

This circular hike from the Lecknertal over the western Nagelfluhkette to the Hochgrat is characterized by a great variety of wild flowers and ...

4
from Julia Gebauer,   Outdooractive Editors
Premium VI-, 5b difficult
27.1 km
8:00 h
1,350 m
1,350 m

Alpine pleasure climbing in mostly solid rock in the beautiful surroundings of the Allgäu Alps

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Alpine Climbing · Allgäu
Lucky Punch on the Tam Tam Wand
Premium VI+, 6a moderate
1.4 km
3:00 h
240 m
240 m

Great, vertical and grippy climbing with very good protection not far from the Prinz-Luitpold-Haus

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Alpine Climbing · Allgäu
Schneck-Ostwand
Premium VI+, 6a difficult
15.8 km
11:00 h
1,210 m
1,209 m

The Schneck-Ostwand is one of the classic, extreme climbing activities in the Allgäu Alps.

1
from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Alpine Climbing · Allgaeu Alps
Schwarze Wand at the Fuchskarspitze mountain
Premium V+, 5b difficult
15 km
9:00 h
1,188 m
1,179 m

The „Schwarze Wand“ on the northern „Fuchskarspitze“ is a well-secured, enjoyable climb and it has a beautiful, solid cliff up from the third pitch.

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Premium VIII-, 6c+ difficult
12.2 km
10:15 h
942 m
942 m

Great route in best rock

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Premium VIII- difficult
12.4 km
9:00 h
964 m
964 m

Two demanding pitches in the eighth degree of difficulty directly at the Prinz-Luitpold-Haus.

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Mountain Hike · Allgäu
Crossing the Fuchskarspitze
Premium difficult
15.4 km
8:00 h
1,381 m
1,381 m

Panoramic mountain tour from the Hintersteiner Giebelhaus to the Fuchskarspitze

4
from Hartmut Wimmer,   Outdooractive Premium
Premium VII-, 6a+ difficult
14.6 km
9:00 h
1,185 m
1,185 m

The most difficult route on the Fuchskarspitze offers beautiful, partly vertical, enjoyable climbing with very good protection

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Premium VII-, 6a+ difficult
15.7 km
11:00 h
1,200 m
1,200 m

Vertical and exposed wall climbing in mostly solid, rough rock in the famous east face of the Schneck

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Premium IV, 4a easy
3.4 km
4:00 h
550 m
550 m

Short and easily secured climbing up to the 4th grade (III/A0), perfect for getting started with alpine climbing

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Alpine Climbing · Tannheim Valley
Bschießer-Südkante
Premium VI-, 5b difficult
9.9 km
8:00 h
1,000 m
1,000 m

Rewarding, short climbing (absolutely recommended in connection with a spring ski tour)

1
from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Premium V, 5a+ moderate
4.2 km
6:00 h
246 m
246 m

Short, but still rewarding climbing not far from the Nebelhornbahn (in the spiral crack that gives it its name, you can only enjoy climbing without ...

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Premium V+, 5b moderate
6.6 km
8:00 h
492 m
1,461 m

Vertical, exposed climbing in mostly firm, compact rock through the west face of the Trettachspitze (alpine classic)

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Mountain Hike · Allgäu
Über den Iseler
Premium difficult
14.7 km
7:00 h
1,178 m
1,178 m

Bei unserer Bergtour über den Iseler passieren wir die Zipfelsfälle und zwei Berghütten.

1
from Hartmut Wimmer,   Outdooractive Premium
Premium VII+, 6b+ difficult
12.3 km
10:20 h
937 m
937 m

The route “Fortsetzung folgt” offers challenging climbing in great, partly water-eaten rock right next to the Prinz-Luitpold-Haus

from Johanna Singer,   Outdooractive Climbing
Mountain Hike · Allgaeu Alps
Kegelkopf Überschreitung
Premium moderate
12.8 km
6:30 h
1,114 m
1,114 m

Anspruchsvolle Bergtour auf ausgesetzten Pfaden zum Gipfel eines Allgäuer Grasbergs: dem Kegelkopf

2
from Hartmut Wimmer,   Outdooractive Premium
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