Grünstein belongs to Watzmann group. From the summit have a very impressive view to the valley of Berchtesgaden and the Berchtesgadener Alps.
Map : Official map of bavaria, 1 : 50 000 ( meters), sheet Berchtesgadener Alpen.
From the parking Königssee ( appr. 2000 ft ) on marked pathes partially on a steep forest carriage road, to hut Grünsteinhütte ( 4260 ft). Managed in summer, no passing for the night. 1 1/2 h.
On path to the summit.1/2 h.
Descent to Grünsteinhütte. Some ft below the hut follow a path over a ridge, at last a carriage road to pasture Kührointalm ( 4658 ft), managed in summer. 1 1/2 h. From Kühroint on a marked path to view point Archenkanzel ( 4415 ft).1/2 h Here you have the most impressive view to lake Königssee 2600 ft vertical above.Return to Kühroint , 1/2 st. Descent on an path, later on forest carriage roads, partially extremely steep, to Königssee 1 1/2 st.
Kühroint is from Hinterschönau, inn Hammerstiel also a nice Mountainbike excursion. There is also a marked path from Hammerstiel to Grünsteinhütte, but it is less interesting.
|Best months for climbing:||Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov|
|Nearest major airport:||Salzburg|
Thanks to peter lyssy for adding this peak.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
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