Sledging routes in Bavaria and Tirol

Sledging

You like winter and snow? Or are you a passionate winter hiker and you want to add some adrenaline to your winter tours?

You simply love sledging downhill across magical white landscapes and feel again like a child?

This blog post is what you need! Here you are some basic information about the best sledging and toboggan routes in Bavaria and in Tirol. Click on the names to access the detailed routes. In brackets you will find the length of the sledging route, its elevation gain, and its difficulty level.

Happy sledging and plenty of fun!

Rotwandhaus (4.5 km, 530 m D+, Easy)

Rotwand

Area: Alpenregion Tegernsee-Schliersee (Bavaria).

Access: Ascent from Spitzingsee on foot: 2 hours.

Toboggan rental: No toboggan rental in Rotwandhaus.

Night toboggan? No.

More info: route.


Obere Firstalm (2.5 km, 250 m D+, Easy)

obere fistalm

Area: Alpenregion Tegernsee-Schliersee (Bavaria).

Access: Ascent from Spitzingsattel parking on foot: 45 minutes.

Toboggan rental: At the hut. Price: 5 € for a sledge, 3 € for a headlamp.

Night toboggan? Yes, from December to Mid-March until 10:30 pm.

More info: route, rental shop.


Hörnle (4.5 km, 500 m D+, Easy-Medium)

hornle

Area: Ammergauen Alpen (Bavaria).

Access: By Hörnlebahn or on foot (2.5 km and 500 m D+ ascent from the chairlift). Winter schedule: 9 am - 4 pm. Price: 8 € single ascent; 7 € for groups from 10 people, 6 € for groups from 30 people.

Toboggan rental: At the Hörnlebahn valley station (140 sledges available). Price: 5 € per sledge, 20 € deposit.

Night toboggan? No.

More info: route.


Hirschberg (4.5 km, 450 m D+, Medium)

Hirschberg

Area: Alpenregion Tegernsee-Schliersee (Bavaria).

Access: Ascent from Scharling, Hirshbergweg on foot: 2 hours.

Toboggan rental: At the Hirschberger Liftstüberl in Kreuth-Point.

Night toboggan? The piste is open from 12 noon to midnight, but it is not illuminated.

More info: route.


Breitenberg (6 km, 660 m D+, Medium)

breitenberg

Area: Ostallgäu (Bavaria).

Access: By Breiteinbergbahn or on foot (2.5 hours from the valley station). The route ends at the Enge Valley. There is a bus connection allowing to reach again the starting point, running from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm. The bus is free if toboggans have been rented from Breitenbergbahn.

Toboggan rental: Breitenbergbahn Pfronten, Tiroler Str. 176.

Night toboggan? No.

More info: route.


Wallberg (6.5 km, 825 m D+, Medium-Difficult)

wallberg

Area: Alpenregion Tegernsee-Schliersee (Bavaria).

Access: By Wallbergbahn or on foot (1 hour from the valley station). Winter schedule: 8:45 am - 4:30 pm. Price: 11 € single ascent, discounts for groups upon request.

Toboggan rental: At the Wallbergbahn valley station from 8:45 am to 3:45 pm. Price: 5 € per sledge plus deposit.

Night toboggan? No, the piste closes at 5 pm.

More info: route.


Blomberg (5.5 km, 660 m D+, Various Difficulty Levels)

blomberg

Area: Bavarian Prealps.

Access: By Blombergbahn or on foot (1,5 hours from the valley station). Price: 7 € for single ascent, 5.50 € for groups from 12 people.

Toboggan rental: At the Blombergbahn valley station. Price: 1.50 € for 1.5 hours; 3.50 € for half-day (3.5 hours); 8.50 € for full day (7 hours).

Night toboggan? On Saturdays from 7 pm to 10 pm the piste is illuminated.

More info: route, snow-info: +49 (0) 80 41 / 37 26.


Hoher Kranzberg (1.6 km, 220 m D+, Medium)

kranzberg

Area: Mittenwald (Bavaria).

Access: By Kranzbergbahn or on foot (1 hour ascent from the cable car station). Winter schedule: 9 am - 4:20 pm. Price: 6 € for single ascent, 5.50 € for groups from 10 people.

Toboggan rental: No rental at the Kranzbergbahn.

Night toboggan? No.

More info: route, news.


Kala Alm (3.5 km, 400 m D+, Easy)

kala alm

Area: Tirol (Austria).

Access: Ascent on foot from the Schneeberg car park in 50 minutes.

Toboggan rental: At the hut. Price: 3 € for single seaters, 5 € for double seaters.

Night toboggan? Yes, the piste is illuminated when the hut is open.

More info: route, Kala Alm: +43.5376.5088, +43.664.39.44.284 .


Lehnberghaus (3.4 km, 400 m D+, Easy)

lehnberghaus

Area: Tirol (Austria).

Access: Ascent from Holzleiten in 1 hour.

Toboggan rental: At the hut. Price: 4 €.

Night toboggan? No.

More info: route, Lehnberghaus: 0660/5212520.


Pleisenhütte (5.7 km, 700 m D+, Medium)

pleisenhuette

Area: Tirol (Austria).

Access: Ascent from Scharnitz in 3 hours.

Toboggan rental: Not possible at the hut.

Night toboggan? No.

More info: route, Pleisenhütte: 0664/1971861.


Erwalder Alm (2.3 km, 390 m D+, Medium)

erwalder alm

Area: Tirol (Austria).

Access: By Erwalder Almbahn or on foot. Winter schedule: 8 am - 4:30 pm. Price: 12 € for a single ascent.

Toboggan rental: At the Erwahlder Almbahn valley station. Price: 8 €.

Night toboggan? Yes, on toboggan evenings the Almbahn operates from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, and the piste is illuminated until 11:45 pm. The special evening ticket costs 24 € for a single adult, 18 € for groups of 15 people or more.

More info: route, night sledging.


Simmering Alm (6.4 km, 780 m D+, Medium)

simmering alm

Area: Tirol (Austria).

Access: Ascent on foot from Obsteig in 3 hours.

Toboggan rental: At Simmering Alm (15 toboggans available). Price: 3 €.

Night toboggan? No.

More info: route, Simmering Alm: + 43-664-2305745 .