Alpspitze Climber's Log

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thomas.livingston - Aug 17, 2015 1:12 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2014

Via Ferrata  Sucess!

Despite horrible weather, rain hail sleet and snow we made it to the top. Pretty easy climb with only one area that seems exposed and is often windy. I completed this climb a month earlier solo in perfect conditions.

Dan Wiedrich

Dan Wiedrich - Jul 28, 2015 1:47 pm Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2015

Via Ferrata  Sucess!

My son, Nick, and I got a bit off-route on the way up and found some fixed ropes to follow. We eventually found the main route (metal cables,etc.). We're both glad we brought along the 'chicken slings'. It was socked in by fog/clouds during much of our time ascending and descending this peak.

StevenS - Jul 22, 2015 4:17 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2015

Nice climb  Sucess!

Nice climb via the eisenweg, decended via the nordwandsteig.


chris.mueller - Aug 17, 2014 9:18 am Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2014

crowds all over  Sucess!

Ascend by Ferrata, descent via Nordwandsteig. First day after a week of bad weather. Way too many people.


birdhead - Jul 8, 2013 1:17 am

Via Ferrata  Sucess!

Fun hike. We were treated to songs by the Trentino Mens Choir at the bar afterward.


chris.mueller - Jun 30, 2013 6:09 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2013

Winter conditions  Sucess!

Quite a lot of snow in the ferrata, but fun anyway.


chris.mueller - Jun 30, 2013 6:09 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2013

Winter conditions  Sucess!

Quite a lot of snow in the ferrata, but fun anyway.


telemarkdude - Nov 13, 2012 6:54 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 1988

Ferrata  Sucess!

A great route to take an aspiring or non-climber. Anything even remotely exposed had either spikes, ladders or cables. Took my wife on this and she thoroughly enjoyed it.


MBFN - Sep 10, 2012 4:30 pm Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2012

North face via ferrata  Sucess!

Took the tram and climbed to the summit and back in a little under an hour and a half. Later in the day so it was not crowded at all.


Mescalito - Feb 29, 2012 1:32 am

Traffic Jam  Sucess!

Be the first on the ferrata! Climbed it two times.


David_Holland - Dec 10, 2011 6:39 am Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2008

jubileumsridge  Sucess!

coming from the Zugspitze by the Jubileumsridge


ncst - Jul 11, 2011 10:46 am Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2011

Great climb Schöngange - East slope  Sucess!

Walked the first day from the Kreuzeckbahn station up to the Kreuzeckhaus (3h) where we spent the night. Did a short tour in the afternoon to Hochalm-Osterfelderkopf-Kreuzeck. Day two left early and hiked Hochalm-Bergwachthütte-Schöngange klettersteig. Once at the sattel turned left to the Bernardeinkopf first, then turned towards Alpspitze. Went up the Alpspitzrücken east slope, down the other way back to the sattel, down the Schöngange again. Then walked down the Kreuzeckbahn again. Great climb, great views only some clouds and sunny weather only interrupted three times by a short thunderstorm.


IvanBraunDK - May 12, 2011 2:00 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2010

Nice trip  Sucess!

We were forced to stop for almost 1 hour in the tunnel half way up due to thunder and lightning - scary with the via Ferrata cables


Benno - Feb 8, 2011 12:46 pm Date Climbed: May 29, 2003

Traverse  Sucess!

Hiking up all the way from Garmisch-Partnekirchen train station. Ascending via Schöngänge and Oberkar and descending via the ferrata. Great day.


haishan - Oct 26, 2010 2:28 am

side trip from Munich  Sucess!

Had a one-day business travel layover in Munich... took the early train to Garmisch, managed to get on the right bus route and up the cable car, hiked the peak and back to Munich for late afternoon flight to Japan. Would love to get back here with more time on my hands...

Garon Coriz

Garon Coriz - Sep 15, 2010 10:32 pm

Forgot to Sign  Sucess!

I can't believe I missed signing this climber's log. I started the hike from outside Garmisch and hustled my butt to the klettersteig on the north side as thunder bellowed only miles away.

Toppeak80 - Jun 29, 2010 2:58 am Date Climbed: May 6, 1992

First Summit  Sucess!

My first Summit!


gregorpatsch - Jan 25, 2010 11:06 am

Via Ferrata  Sucess!

Climbed the Ferrata. Would have liked to have had a harness and lanyard. Really fun climb.

Lukas Kunze

Lukas Kunze - Nov 28, 2009 7:29 am Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2009

Eisenweg  Sucess!

Cycled up to Osterfelderkopf from Garmisch-partenkirchen train station and ascended the north face ferrata to the top. Initially I inteded to descend the east slope but there where too many people so I decided to descend the ferrata as well. Great downhill from Osterfelderkopf back to Garmisch :)

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