Zugspitze is a 9,718 ft / 2,962 m mountain peak in the Wetterstein Range in Bavaria, Germany. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Bavaria and the 1st highest mountain in Germany. The nearest peaks are Grosse Riffelwandspitze, Hohes Egg, Schneefernerkopf, Bergl, Riffelwand Spitze, and Hohe Riffel. Zugspitze belongs to the World Country High Points, German States Highest Peaks, and the Germany 2000m Peaks peak lists. See the Zugspitze map, 3D fly around, and the Zugspitze photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Zugspitze SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by RonnWyo

24 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 4, 2013. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are air tram, Höllental (Via Ferrata) and cog rail.

Others who’ve claimed Zugspitze

  • mhuusko
  • teamgresty
  • highpointa
  • bonakovacs
  • Rudi
  • Deividas
  • lars
  • utaphilipp
  • Baldo100

Routes Used trails & approaches

25% air tram

20% Höllental (Via Ferrata)

20% cog rail

15% Reintal

15% trail

5% Eibsee / Stolbzenzieher (Via Ferrata)


  • Spinoza Spinoza
    commented on Nov 7, 2012
    if you go there with rail or air tram you should not claim summit. My opinion.

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SNAPSHOTedit info


9,718 ft / 2,962 m


5,728 ft / 1,746 m

Height Rank Range



Bavaria, Germany

Claimed by

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  • RonnWyo
  • andrewmarquis
  • mhuusko
  • maawaa
  • teamgresty
  • highpointa
  • Azgaard
  • river-josh
  • bonakovacs
  • Sputnik
  • NullHypothesis
  • Rudi

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