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Crossing Zinken and Sorgschrofen

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  • Ausblick vom Sorgschrofen
    Ausblick vom Sorgschrofen
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Editors
m 1800 1600 1400 1200 1000 800 8 6 4 2 km Sorgschrofen Zinken Älpele-Alpe
Distance 9.2 km
4:00 h
660 m
660 m
1,635 m
1,008 m
The entertaining ridge traverse from the Sorgschrofen to the Zinken boasts a magnificent panorama. The view stretches from the foothills of the Alps to the Ammergau Alps and the Tannheim Mountains.

A varied mountain tour with paths through forests and meadows, panoramic peaks and some secured climbing passages awaits us on the ascent. When we reach the Sorgschrofen summit, we are at a very special point, because here four communities meet at once, two German and two Austrian, Bad Hindelang, Pfronten, Jungholz and Schattwald. Before arriving at the Zinken, you cross a narrow passage through a narrow rock window. If you don't dare to go through here, you can also bypass the window to the side via a path. The ascent from Sorgschrofen to Zinken requires surefootedness and a head for heights and should therefore only be undertaken by experienced hikers.


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True to the slogan “Only on new paths you leave visible traces” I am a passionate hiker and explorer. I love to be in the mountains, regardless of the activity. I am the founder and CEO of Outdooractive, thus turning my hobby into a career spending my whole time with my passion. By the way, we are always looking for people to join our team at Outdooractive, maybe you will find your future job here:

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