Grünten, Allgäu

South face hike up to the top of Grünten

Hiking Easy

Distance
3.1 km
Ascent
664 m
Descent
2 m
Duration
1-2 hrs
Low Point
1 km
High Point
1.7 km
Gradient
22˚
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Description

Grünten is an iconic and classic hike in the Bavarian region of the Allgäu.

This route starts on the south side of the mountain, although there are many other options to get to the top.

This is the quieter and less popular route with no huts.

The route is steep in certain sections, but quite a safe and well-marked trail.

From the top there are fantastic 360 views.

Difficulty

Easy

Walking along a well-kept trail that’s mostly flat. No obstacles are present.

Low Exposure

1 out of 4

The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.

Remoteness

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

May, June, July, August

Features

  • Alpine
  • Wildlife
  • Picturesque
  • Summit Hike
  • Dog friendly
  • Wild flowers
  • Water features
  • Family friendly
  • Forestry or heavy vegetation