Southwest of Munich and southeast of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the Dammkar Ski Route is an epic lift-accessed freeriding line that descents 1,300m over 7km. Located on the eastside of Mittenwald, the Karwendelbahn lift provides access to the start of the Dammkar Ski Route up at Karwendelspitze. The ski route is an ungroomed, avalanche-controlled piste winding north and then west back towards Mittenwald. The pistes has numerous large boulders above the treeline to avoid and then descents into forest before reaching town.
While in Mittenwald, there is also a family-friendly ski area, Skiparadies Kranzberg, located on the westside of town. In addition, back up in Garmisch, there is an extensive intermediate ski area southeast of Garmisch-Partenkirchen up on the Zugspitze.
To reach the snowboarding in Mittenwald and the Dammkar Ski Route from Munich, use the hourly train from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. In Garmisch, change trains to the regional train heading south towards Austria passing through Mittenwald.
Overall, Dammkar Ski Route is the 6th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 10 snowboarding resorts in Germany. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Dammkar Ski Route including Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Oberammergau.
Local Contacts: Karwendelbahn +49(0)8823 93 76 76-0
Best Season: Dec. - Mar.
Base Camp: Gastehaus Sonnenheim; Gasthof Alpenrose
Luxury Loding: Post Hotel Mittenwald
Reference Source: click here http://www.karwendelbahn.de/
GPS: 47.438311, 11.270115
Date Published: 12/26/2015
Date Updated: 7/22/2016
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