View of the Gamsstein mountain, © TVB Silberregion Karwendel
View of the Gamsstein mountain, © TVB Silberregion Karwendel

Meadow Hike
Vomper Loch - Ganalm

This easy walk to the Ganalm hut (1,190 metres) in the southern part of the Karwendel Mountains is ideal for families with children. The trail is wide and smooth, meaning it can be negotiated with buggies. The walk leads into a valley known as the "Vomper Loch" north of the village of Terfens. It is particularly recommended on hot days, when the many trees provide plenty of cool shade. However, that also means walkers should take a jacket with them in spring. The walk takes around three hours and offers fine views of the Tuxer Voralpen peaks and the Kellerjoch mountain (2,344 metres).

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Starting point  

Terfens/Umlberg

Hike to

Ganalm hut

Finishing point

Terfens/Umlberg

Mountain chain

Karwendel Mountains

Length

9.2 km

Approximate hiking time

3 h 30 min

Features

  • Wheelchair-accessible Hiking Route
  • Circular hike

Difficulty rating

easy (hiking trails)

Altitude

1,212m 881m

Elevation uphill 382m
Vertical metres downhill 382m

Fitness level

Technique

Best time of year

Jan
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* These are approximate values and recommendations. Please take your personal fitness level, technical ability and the current weather conditions into account. Tirol Werbung cannot guarantee that the information provided is correct and accepts no liability.

Parking

Ganalm-Parkplatz (in the forest above Umlberg)

 

Places serving food & drink

  • Ganalm (May until late October; open weekends and also during the week while the animals are grazing on the high pastures)

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Trail description

From the village square in Terfens, drive up to the small settlement of Umlberg. At the end of the road you will find a few place in the forest where you can park. Stay right on the first section of the hike and follow the signs for "Ganalm". This wide trail leads gently uphill and is easily passable for robust buggies. The hut is reached after around 4.5 kilometres. It is located to the right of the main trail, about 20 metres away. Return along the way you came.

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