500m. Start from Lake Eibsee near Garmish Patenkirchen in Germany or Ehrwald in Austria , walk to the Wiener-Neustadter Hut at 2209m and cross the moraine screes of Österreichisches Schneekar. The Stopselzieher Via Ferrata starts here which is 500m of cable protected iron steps and pegs. It starts with a sloping, chimney like chute known as the “Stopselzieher” (German for “corkscrew”). Then it follows a loose scramble and path exposed in places. It arrives at the original abandoned Tiroler Zugspitzebahn Cable car station and follows a zig zag path to the new summit terrace and complex at an altitude of 2962m.


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