Mountain Hike – Big Aufacker

Mountain tour

Easy hike up onto the Aufacker with attractive views of Obeammergau

  • Type Mountain tour
  • Difficulty medium
  • Duration 4:50 h
  • Distance 10,9 km
  • Ascent 650 m
  • Descent 649 m
  • Lowest point 900 m
  • Highest point 1925 m


The first section runs along the popular "Altherrenweg" to the marked entry point to the Großer Aufacker. The path winds its way up partly steep serpentines to the summit, which awaits you with a fantastic view of Oberammergau. During the annual Ludwig fire, mountain fires are lit here in honor of the fairy tale king.

It goes down over broader paths through the mountain forest to the Romanshöhe panorama restaurant where you can stop and let your gaze wander over the Ammertal.

You hike back to the starting point via the "Altherrenweg".

Our recommendation:

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You can enjoy an unforgettable hiking experience in the Ammergau Alps as long as you have the right gear. Visit the "Best of Wandern" Test Centre in Bad Kohlgrub to try out the latest outdoor equipment free of charge.

- GPS devices

- rucksacks, child carriers, children's jackets

- multifunctional jackets

- hiking boots

- sticks and head lamps

- binoculars

- tour software

- snow shoes

- backpacking umbrellas

The Best of Wandern Test Centre is located at Hotel Schillingshof, directly opposite the Hörnlebahn ski lift. adress: Fallerstraße 11, Bad Kohlgrub tel.: +49 8845 7010.

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After the hike, we recommend a visit to the WellenBerg adventure pool. The outdoor hot water basin in particular scores with its view of the surrounding mountains.

Im Notfall verständigen Sie bitte die nächstgelegene Rettungsleitstelle. Unabhängig vom Standort erreichen Sie diese deutschlandweit unter der Telefonnummer 112.

A95, B23 to Oberammergau via Ettal
Hikers' car park at the WellenBerg Adventure Pool in Oberammergau
bus stop: Oberammergau, Aufackerstr. oder Bahnhof

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Guests in the Ammergauer Alps Region can use their electronic guest pass or the "KönigsCard" to obtain free bus travel. 



Wanderkarte Naturpark Ammergauer Alpen

Kartenmaterial erhalten Sie im Onlineshop der Ammergauer Alpen GmbH unter oder in den Tourist-Informationen vor Ort.

Map and arrival

Elevation profile