The easiest route to the top is from Nassereith via the west side of Wannig. This route is very steep and climbed by a lot of people. More interresting is the double traverse of Handschuhspitzen and Wannig from Biberwier.
|1:50 000||KOMPASS #5 Wettersteingebirge Zugspitzgebiet, good overview map|
|1:25 000||Alpenvereinskarte 4/1 Wetterstein und Mieminger Gebirge West, more detailed map (useful if you give Wannigs north ridge a go)|
Routes: From Nassereith Trailhead is in Nassereith. Trail 25 leads trough the Brunstwald (a forrest) up to Schnahnggenkopf (1825m / 5987ft). From there trail 26 turn east. Following the very steep west slopes over stones and scree you' ll reach Wanning within 2 hours.
Traverse via Handschuhspitzen Trailhead is a parkinglot in Biberwier. Barberasteig starts directly at this parking lot and leads up to Marienbergjoch (1798m / 5899ft). From there trail 30 turns west and crosses the steep scree field up to Handschuhspitze (2319m / 7608ft). Follow the path along the easy ridge with its steep slopes to the south to the summit of Wannig. Descent trail 26 and turn right onto trail 25, which leads you back to Marienbergjoch and Biberwier.
Wannig norht ridge Difficult route starting in Biberwier. Follow Barberasteig up to Marienbergjoch. From there trail 25 leads west. On the left side (south) a path leads up to Wannigs north ridge (UIAA II, exposed, steep). Descent trail 26 and back to Marienbergjoch.
Biberwier, Fernpass and Nassereith are connected via road 179 (Fernpass). From Nassereith you have a road / highway connection to Innsbruck (airport). From Biberwier a road leads vie Ehrwald to Garmisch Partenkirchen (Germany) and Munich (airport).
There are two major huts on the mountain:
Muthenaualm - A private hut with no bedrooms, but here you can reload you batteries with a cool beer.
Waldhaus Talblick - Some sort of hotel a few metres above Biberwier.
|Webcam near Ehrwalder Alm.|
Displays current weather information (temperature, humidity and wind speed) and has a live streaming. This webcam is about 5km from Wannig
|Webcam in Biberwier. View direction towards Wannig (south).|
|www.wetter.com (Biberwier)||Weather forecast of Biberwier on the north side of Wannig.|
|www.wetter.com (Nassereith)||Weather forecast of Nassereith on the south side of Wannig.|