Karwendelmarsch Route

A route with a view

The route of Karwendelmarsch starts at Scharnitz (964 m) and leads on the following points:

  • the Schafstallboden (1.173 m), 9,58 km
  • the Karwendelhaus (1.771 m), 18,19 km
  • the little Ahornboden (1.399 m), 24,23 km
  • the Falkenhütte (1.848 m), 30,23 km
  • the Eng (1.227 m) – 35 km Finish, 
  • the Binsalm (1.502 m), 38,37 km
  • the Gramai Hochleger (1.756 m), 41,52 km
  • the Gramaialm (1.263 m), 44, 50 km and
  • the Falzturn Alm (1.098 m), 48,18 km
  • to Pertisau am Achensee (932 m) – 52 km Finish

The route

All details at a glance

Lenght of route:
ca. 52 km

Sea level start:
967 m

Sea level Ziel:
932 m

Highest point:
1.903 m (Binssattel/Gramaisattel)

Lowest point:
932 m

Difference in altitude (only up):
ca. 2.281 m

Starting documents

Friday, August 27th 2021
from 11 am to 7 pm
at the parking area “Länd P2”
(Hinterautalstrasse 422, 6108 Scharnitz)

Saturday, August 28th 2021
from 4 am to 5.30 am
at the parking area “Länd P2”
(Hinterautalstrasse 422, 6108 Scharnitz)

Distribution of start documents as well as late entries

Time limit

All participants must pass the SECOND TIMELINE at the control station Eng (Großer Ahornboden) the latest at 2.30 pm.

A later pass of the remaining route is out of competition and out of the official event timings.


  • WH/MH born 1992 or later
  • W30/M30 born 1982 to 1991
  • W40/M40 born 1972 to 1981
  • W50/M50 born 1962 to 1971
  • W60/ M60 born 1961 or earlier

The participants have the option for all disciplines to start with sticks – also the running disciplines.

Maximum number of participants: 2.500

Karwendelmarsch route overview

Height profile & interactive map

The route with a total of 52 km follows exclusively existing routes and the nature-friendly execution of the event is a top priority for the organizers .

Skim the Karwendelmarsch and see the route from the air .

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