Lesser known valley in the Karwendel area
From the town of Pertisau, located on the shores of the beautiful Lake Achensee, you can take beautiful trips to the Karwendel Alpine region. Take the toll road to the more famous Falzthurntal valley or to the smaller and less visited Gerntal, which also offers nice views and hiking opportunities.
Parking at Gernalm
The main starting point for hikes in this valley is the mountain farm Gernalm (1,170 m above sea level) six kilometers away from the town of Pertiasau. There is also a large car park
Historic alpine house
In addition to the main modern buildings, you will also find beautifully preserved historic typical Alpine buildings
Right next to the farm is a small enclosure for deer
Road to the east
Most hikers or cyclists head east from there to Plumssattel (1,669 m above sea level), which is 3 kilometers away and over 500 meters above sea level.
View of the cottage Gernalm and the lower hills to the east, which have a maximum of about 2 thousand meters above sea level.
Road direction Plumssattel
View towards Plumssattel where you can do a half-day hike
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