Berchtesgadener Alpen

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Berchtesgadener Alpen

The Berchtesgaden Alps is one of the highest areas in Germany. Around the pitturesque Königsee rise the bare jagged mountains, as pimples out of the green woods and meadows. Watzmann is the highest mountain here (2.713 m), just a little lower than the Zugspitze, but 100% German.

This part of the Northern Limestone Alps intrudes into Austrian territory, more or less like a bag. The area is not far from Salzburg. The Berchtesgadener Alps continue on the Austrian side of the border, and the highest summit here is the Hochkönig, 2.941 m.

One of the attractions is the Steinernes Meer, the stony sea, a barren plateau with rocks, rocks, rocks.

Yes, walking is excellent here. Not only because of the many (more than 40) huts. But also because of the variety of trails, from easy to very challenging. The geological origin of the mountains is karst, and this means lots of hard rock and ... klettersteige, if you like them. Bonus is the relative calmness on the Austrian side, since the masses are draw to the areas with the big names, further south.

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Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • Walking in the Bavarian Alps
  • Guidebook to mountain walks and treks in the Bavarian Alps, on the border of Germany and Austria, between Lake Constance and Berchtesgaden. Accessible from Munich, Salzburg and Innsbruck, these 70 routes range from half-day walks to 3-day hut-to-hut treks. Highlights include the Königssee and Breitach, Partnach and Höllental gorges. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
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Kompass
Germany
  • MARCO POLO Freizeitkarte Bayerische Alpen Ost
  • Die Freizeitkarte für Ihre schönsten Ausflugserlebnisse. Sie enthält farblich markierte Tipps zu Erlebnis, Natur und Kultur. Auch das leibliche Wohl kommt nicht zu kurz ... Gemütliche Biergärten und traditionsreiche Ausflugslokale werden ausführlich behandelt.Hauptkarte im Maßstab 1:100 000/ mit Legende und Blattübersichtskarte/ 66... Read more
Kompass
Germany
  • MARCO POLO Reiseführer Chiemgau, Berchtesgadener Land
  • Kompakte Informationen, Insider-Tipps, Erlebnistouren und digitale Extras:Entdecken Sie mit MARCO POLO den Chiemgau und das Berchtesgadener Land intensiv vom Chiemsee bis zum Watzmann - mit dem MARCO POLO Reiseführer kommen Sie sofort im Chiemgau an. Erfahren Sie, welche Highlights Sie neben einer Bootsfahrt über den Königssee und König Ludwigs... Read more
Kompass
Germany
Stanfords
United Kingdom
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Kompass
Germany
  • Südtirol
  • 3in1: Das KOMPASS-Outdoor-Karten-Ringbuch mit großflächiger Gebietsabdeckung beinhaltet sämtliche Aktivthemen wie Wandern, Mountainbike etc. Die einzeln entnehmbaren Kartenblätter sind aus reiß- und wetterfestem Material und verbinden die Informationen von Wander-, Winter- und Fahrradkarten imDetailmaßstab von 1:35 000.Destination:- Südtirol... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • Kreta mit Weitwanderweg E4
  • Die Vorteile des Wanderführers auf einen Blick:- Von KOMPASS-Experten erwanderte Touren- Jede Tour mit Höhenprofil und Kartenausschnitt- Ausflugs- und Übernachtungstipps- Kostenloser Download der GPX-DatenDie Vorteile der Extra-Tourenkarte auf einen Blick:- Unterstützt die Tourenauswahl- Kartografische Gesamtübersicht- Touren können einfach... Read more
Kompass
Germany
  • Bayerische Alpen
  • Destination:Von den Ammergauer Alpen über das Werdenfelser Land, das Karwendel, das Mangfallgebirge, die Chiemgauer Alpen bis hin zum Nationalpark Berchtesgaden zeigt sich die ganze Schönheit des alpinen Naturraums. Mit seinen Wildbächen und Wildflüssen, den steilen Tälern, Karen, Bergseen, Almen, Bergwäldern und aussichtsreichen Gipfeln bietet... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Hiking in Switzerland
  • This is the official guidebook to the Swiss section of the Via Alpina (National Route 1), published by the Swiss Hiking Federation. The Via Alpina is a network of five long-distance hiking routes which cross eight Alpine countries from Trieste to Monaco - over 5,000 kilometres of hiking trails in total. On Swiss soil, National Route 1 Via... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Hiking in Switzerland
  • This is the official guidebook to the Swiss section of the Via Alpina (National Route 1), published by the Swiss Hiking Federation. The Via Alpina is a network of five long-distance hiking routes which cross eight Alpine countries from Trieste to Monaco - over 5,000 kilometres of hiking trails in total. On Swiss soil, National Route 1 Via... Read more
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United Kingdom
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Berchtesgaden - My Most Beautiful Tours
  • Berchtesgarden with 500 000 guests per year (staying 2.5 days in average), this area is a tourist magnet in Upper Bavaria. In the middle of this region, you will find the most beautiful mountain of the world the so called Watzmann. Nina Schlesener, the only professional and trained female mountain guide, knows this National Park like her back... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Berchtesgaden - My Most Beautiful Tours
  • Berchtesgarden with 500 000 guests per year (staying 2.5 days in average), this area is a tourist magnet in Upper Bavaria. In the middle of this region, you will find the most beautiful mountain of the world the so called Watzmann. Nina Schlesener, the only professional and trained female mountain guide, knows this National Park like her back... Read more
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United Kingdom
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Over the Top & Back Again
  • Book of the Year Bronze Award 2010 (travel essays category), ForeWord Magazine After hiking some of the world's great trails, Brandon Wilson was excited to hear about the Via Alpina, paths running across eight countries on the backbone of the Alps. Besides promising immersion into Alpine life and wilderness, it was the ultimate adventure. It... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Over the Top & Back Again
  • Book of the Year Bronze Award 2010 (travel essays category), ForeWord Magazine After hiking some of the world's great trails, Brandon Wilson was excited to hear about the Via Alpina, paths running across eight countries on the backbone of the Alps. Besides promising immersion into Alpine life and wilderness, it was the ultimate adventure. It... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2011
  • Wandelgids Hikeline Berchtesgadener Alpen | Esterbauer
  • Handzame gids met een goede beschrijving van een groot aantal dagtochten in dit gebied. De gids is in spiraalbinding en elke pagina is op scheur- en watervast papier gedrukt. Daar is echt over nagedacht! Länge; Höhenmeter und Etappen Dieses Buch beschreibt insgesamt 548 Kilometer. Diese teilen sich auf 50 Routen auf, die durch alle Teilgebiete... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2014
  • Wandelgids E4 Hongarije: Putnok - Budapest, Boedapest | Conrad Stein Verlag
  • Handzaam boekje met de routebeschrijving inclusief een heleboel praktische informatie. De beschrijving is uitstekend, maar kaarten zijn beperkt en schetsmatig aanwezig. Duits. 224 Seiten, 35 Karten, 58 farbige Abbildungen, 30 farbige Höhenprofile Seit 1983 führt der Internationale Bergwanderweg der Freundschaft von Eisenach nach Budapest.... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids Alpenüberquerung Berchtesgaden - Lienz | Rother
  • Goede wandelgids met kaartmateriaal, hoogteprofielen en praktische informatie. Duitstalig. Aus eigener Kraft über die Alpen? Früher ein notwendiges Übel; heute als Freizeitidee populärer denn je – so populär; dass die klassischen Transalp-Routen schon beinahe überlaufen sind. Höchste Zeit also für eine neue Strecke, die genau das bietet, was... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids Tourist route E4 in Bulgaria | Oilaripi
  • Verrassend goede wandelgids van een deel van de E4 in Bulgarije. Goede kaarten, hoogteprofielen, prima beschrijvingen en praktische informatie maken het een volwaardige wandelgids die je in eerste instantie van dit gebied niet zou verwachten. Guidebook along the main ridge of the great alpine route E4 in Bulgaria, also known as „the five... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Goms - Aletsch
  • Goms - Aletsch area of the Bernese Oberland at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Zell am See - Kaprun - Saalbach F&B WK382
  • Zell-am-See - Kaprun - Saalbach area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of currently available titles in this... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pongau - Hochkönig - Saalfelden F&B WK103
  • Pongau - Hochkönig - Saalfelden area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information.To see the list of currently available titles in this... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Styrian Winelands - Southwest Styria F&B WK411
  • Styrian Winelands area south-eastern Austria presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of currently available titles in this series please... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Prespa - Vitsi - Voras Anavasi 6.2
  • Prespa - Vitsi – Voras area of northern Greece at 1:50,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible, contoured map from Anavasi, with recommendations for three hiking trails and notes on the E4 and E6 cross-European trails. The map is double-sided; coverage in the west starts from the Prespa Lake on the border with Albania and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Haslital: Grindelwald - Engelberg 50K Hallwag Outdoor Map No. 5
  • Haslital area, from Grindelwald to Engelberg, at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Albenga - Alassio - Savona 50K IGC Map No. 15
  • The coast of the Italian Riviera around Albenga, Alassio and Savona in a series contoured hiking maps at 1:50,000 with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc. from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale.Maps in this series have contours at 50m intervals, enhanced by shading and graphic relief. An overprint... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Western Crete Terrain Editions 448
  • Western Crete at 1:100,000 on an indexed, GPS compatible road map from Terrain Editions, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant plastic paper, with a street plan of central Chania.This title is part of a series which covers Crete in three sheets. The maps have contours at 100m intervals, enhanced by relief shading with spot heights and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Watzmann
  • Watzmann in a series of GPS compatible recreational editions of the Bavarian topographic survey at 1:25,000, with waymarked hiking trails and cycling routes, campsites and youth hostels, etc. Coverage includes Ramsau b.Berchtesgaden, Schönau a.Königssee, Hochkalter, Steinernes Meer.Contours used in this map vary between 5 to 20m according to... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Berchtesgaden - Untersberg
  • Berchtesgaden - Untersberg, map No. BY 22, in a series of highly detailed, GPS compatible hiking maps at 1:25,000 of the German Alps, published by the Deutscher Alpenverein, the German Alpine Club, with cartography of the German topographic survey from the Bavarian state survey organization. The maps use the survey’s excellent detailed... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Mt Olympus Anavasi 6.11
  • Mt Olympus in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant hiking maps at scales varying from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with a UTM grid for GPS users. Contour interval varies depending on the scale, on most maps it is 20m. Relief shading, spot heights, springs, seasonal streams and, in most titles, landscape/land-use variations, e.g. forests,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Val Venosta / Vinschgau K+F Outdoor Map 1
  • Val Venosta / Vinschgau area in the Dolomites at 1:50,000 in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible and contoured recreational maps from Kümmerly + Frey with both local and long-distance hiking and cycling trails, ski routes, sites for other outdoor pursuits, accommodation, bus stops, etc. Coverage includes the Ortles/Ortler... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Eastern Crete Terrain Editions 450
  • Eastern Crete at 1:100,000 on an indexed, GPS compatible road map from Terrain Editions, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant plastic paper, with a street plan of central Aghios Nikolaos.This title is part of a series which covers Crete in three sheets. The maps have contours at 100m intervals, enhanced by relief shading with spot... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Lake Lucerne
  • Lake Lucerne area at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in Hallwag’s hiking atlases and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2011
  • Giona - Oeta - Vardousia Anavasi 2.3
  • Giona - Oeta - Vardousia area in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant hiking maps at scales varying from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with a UTM grid for GPS users. Contour interval varies depending on the scale, on most maps it is 20m. Relief shading, spot heights, springs, seasonal streams and, in most titles, landscape/land-use variations,... Read more
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