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Iseler - Kühgundkopf - Kühgundspitz

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  • Hike in the Allgäu: Iseler - Kühgundkopf - Kühgundspitz
    Hike in the Allgäu: Iseler - Kühgundkopf - Kühgundspitz
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On this beautiful alpine hike we pass three imposing peaks - the Iseler, the Kühgundkopf and the Kühgundspitz.

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Distance 7.9 km
5:00 h
507 m
888 m
1,898 m
1,151 m
We can safely spare ourselves the ascent to the Iseler and take the Iselerbahn up, because three more summit ascents and a few metres of altitude await us in the course of the hike. On the ridge we hike along the German-Austrian border from the Iseler over the Kügundkopf and the Kühgundspitz - three peaks with a magnificent mountain panorama. Via Wiedhagalpe and Gundalpe we finally descend almost 800 metres in altitude to Oberjoch. Attention: This is an alpine tour that requires a head for heights and surefootedness. The Kühgund crossing should not be undertaken in wet conditions.

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Malin Frank
Update: March 10, 2021
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Highest point
1,898 m
Lowest point
1,151 m
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Attention: This is an alpine tour that requires a head for heights and surefootedness. The Kühgund crossing should not be undertaken in wet conditions.

Start

Iselerbahn mountain station (1,532 m)
Coordinates:
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47.502640, 10.414310
DMS
47°30'09.5"N 10°24'51.5"E
UTM
32T 606510 5261992
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From the mountain station of the Iselerbahn we climb up in serpentines to the summit of the Iseler. Here, a first impressive view of the surrounding peaks of the Allgäu Alps and the Zugspitze awaits us. The tour now leads us through the rugged rocky landscape always along the ridge in a north-easterly direction. We meet the German-Austrian border and follow it up to the summit of the 1907 m high Kühgundkopf. On the right, the mountain pine and mat slopes drop down to the Stuiben-Alpe, on the left we can already see another destination of our hike, the green slopes of the Wiedhag-Alpe. But before that, we first cross the third peak, the Kühgundspitz. Behind the 1881 m summit, we set off on the almost 800 m descent to Oberjoch. It leads us downhill along the ridge and the border for a while, then leaves the border and continues to follow the markings to the left. The trail now leads through the green slopes to the Wiedhag-Alpe, where we can stop for a break before continuing our descent. From the Wiedhag-Alpe, we take the path to the west across the meadows, which leads us downhill to the Gund-Alpe, which is also farmed, just above Oberjoch. With our destination in mind, we descend the last few metres of altitude to Oberjoch.

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

By train to Sonthofen, then by bus to Oberjoch.

Getting there

B308 or B310 to Oberjoch

Parking

Parking at the valley station of the Iselerbahn in Oberjoch

Coordinates

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47.502640, 10.414310
DMS
47°30'09.5"N 10°24'51.5"E
UTM
32T 606510 5261992
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Hiking shoes with tread sole and hiking poles recommended

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4.7
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Sandra Rosenstock 
July 06, 2022 · Community
Wir haben diese wunderschöne Tour Anfang Juli mit unserem Sohn (6) gemacht. Sie ist durchweg fordernd und gerade der Abstieg erfordert absolute Konzentration, da es größtenteils sehr steil ist. Wir hatten den Kurzen die gesamte Zeit im Klettergurt, damit wir ihn an den nötigen Stellen flott nachsichern konnten. Mit Pausen haben wir knapp 8 h gebraucht. Ab dem Iselergipfel wurde es auch ruhiger auf dem Weg und wir konnten die Runde alle genießen. Die Kletterstellen sind teils sehr ausgesetzt! Fazit: Fordernde Tour, klasse Aussicht, es ist durchgehend Trittsicherheit und Schwindelfreiheit erforderlich. Hochgeschlossene Bergstiefel sind ein Muss. Stöcke je nach eigenem Empfinden.
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When did you do this route? July 02, 2022
Matthias FUCHS 
August 04, 2021 · Community
Traute Einsamkeit ist an so einem Berg (Iseler) mit Bahnbahnnähe leider nicht gegeben und den Drohnenlärm am Gipfel könnte man sich auch gerne sparen. Ansonsten aber eine sehr schöne und aussichtsreiche Tour.
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When did you do this route? August 02, 2021
Yvonne Schmauß
June 18, 2021 · Community
Superschöne Gipfeltour mit Traumpanorama bis zur Zugspitze! Wir sind mit der Wiedhagbahn hoch weil die Iselerbahn geschlossen hatte. Aber kein Problem, von der Bergstation knapp 35 Minuten zum Ausgangspunkt Bergstation Iselerbahn. Ich empfehle unbedingt die Runde dort zu starten und mit dem Iseler Gipfel anzufangen. Andersherum definitiv steiler und länger bergauf! Einige steile Kletterpassagen mit Drahtseil gesichert. Ihr solltet unbedingt schwindelfrei und sehr trittsicher sein. Nicht für Anfänger, kleinere Kinder und Untrainierte zu empfehlen!
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When did you do this route? June 18, 2021
Photo: Yvonne Schmauß, Community
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
7.9 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
507 m
Descent
888 m
Highest point
1,898 m
Lowest point
1,151 m
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