Eagle Walk stage 16 takes avid hikers across picture-postcard Leutasch and the Gaistal Valley into the Wetterstein Mountains.
Eagle Walk stage 16 take avid hikers into the rugged terrain of the Wetterstein mountains. From the village of Leutasch you’ll head into the remote Gaistal Valley, an area of awesome natural beauty, and eventually along Leutascher Ache river toward the village of Ehrwald at the foot of the imposing Zugspitze mountain.
The Wetterstein Range, a massive mountain block with long subsidiary ridges, lies on the frontier between German Bavaria and the Austrian Tirol. The highest peak in the range and also in Germany is the Zugspitze (2,962m/9,717ft). Walking enthusiasts, mountaineers and rock climbers will find many opportunities for exploring the gorgeous mountain scenery and rugged beauty of this natural wonderland.