Maps and books

Good maps of the area are indispensable for well-considered preparation and orientation on site. In addition, we recommend selected literature with additional information.

Route planning

Maps

In order for you to plan your tour at home and find your bearings during the high-altitude tour, we recommend using a detailed map with a scale of 1:25,000 or 1:50,000. The following maps are commercially available:

Karten und Literatur

 

Karwendel West

Austrian Alpine Association map 5/1, Karwendelgebirge West, 1:25,000

 

 

Karwendel Mitte

Austrian Alpine Association map 5/2, Karwendelgebirge Mitte, 1:25,000

 

 

Innsbruck WEG

Austrian Alpine Association map 31/5, Innsbruck Umgebung, 1:50,000

 

 

Kompass Karwendel

KOMPASS map 26, Karwendelgebirge, 1:50,000

 

Route planning

Digital route planning

The tour portal of the Austrian Alpine Association enables digital tour planning. You can use the app to store all content directly on your smart phone and subsequently refer to this information offline during the tour.

Free download: alpenvereinaktiv.com

  Jetzt im App Store

Jetzt bei Google Play

Alpenverein aktiv

Route planning

Books

Additional information on the region can be found in the following publications (German):

Karwendel Höhenweg Broschüre
Download

 

Kompasswanderführer Karwendel

Sonntag, H. & Garnweidner, S. (2017): Kompass Wanderführer Naturpark Karwendel (WF 5660), Kompass-Verlag, 3. Auflage, 208 S.

Alpenvereinsführer

Klier, W. (2011): Alpenvereinsführer – Karwendel (alpin). Bergverlag Rother (Hrsg.). 16. Aufl.; München, 400 S.

Rother

Schmitt, E. (2017): Karwendel: Die schönsten Tal- und Höhenwanderungen. Mit extra Tourenkarte. 57 Touren. Mit GPS-Tracks. Bergverlag Rother (Hrsg.) 11. Aufl.; München, 191 S.

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