LOWA Test Centre Reit im Winkl

Testcenter Reit im Winkl

The LOWA Moun­tain­eering Boot Test Centre at Hemmer­sup­penalm in Reit im Winkl gives customers a chance to test LOWA moun­tain­eering and hiking boots throughout the hiking season free of charge.

The Hemmer­sup­penalm/Fellhorn hiking region is known for its multi­faceted terrain, a quality that makes it a varied testing ground and an ideal place to put footwear to the test.

The LOWA Reit im Winkl Test Centre opens at 9:30 a.m. each Thursday through Sunday. The centre will remain closed if the weather becomes too nasty. You can obtain more information by calling +49 171 5437923.

Test­center Reit im Winkl Tourist-Info
Dorfstr. 38
83242 Reit im Winkl
Telephone: +49 171 5437923

Try on shoes

The test footwear available in the Test Centre may differ from the presented models or more models may be available for testing. You are welcome to inquire which models are available by calling the listed telephone number. Some test centres also offer chil­dren’s models – the Test Centre will be happy to provide you with information about them before your visit!

Reit im Winkl, Bayern, Deutschland, Europa

The tour: Glacier view The panorama tour will provide you with not only a view of the glacier, but also of Chiemsee, Wendelstein and much more

Character:
Day Hike
Start of the tour:
Hemmer­sup­penalm
Refreshment break:
Hindenburg hut, Sulzn­erkaser, Straubinger house
End of the tour:
Hemmer­sup­penalm
Duration:
05:30 hours
Distance:
14 km
Ascent:
993 m
Descent:
845 m
Equipment:
Firm footwear, hiking clothes
RENEGADE GTX MID
Our shoe tip:
RENEGADE GTX MID

The circular Gletscherblick tour is a day-long hike with a medium degree of difficulty. The trail starts and ends at Hemmer­sup­penalm. You will catch spec­tacular glimpses of the glaciers of the High Tauern mountains, Lake Chiemsee, the Wendelstein mountain and many other unbe­lievable land­scapes. During the roughly 14-kilometre, 5 ½ hour circular tour, you can enjoy a beverage and snack in the Hinden­burghütte, Sulzn­erkaser and the Straubinger Haus. You should wear sturdy footwear and hiking clothes.

You will follow the trail to the Pflegereck that will lead you through a magni­ficent mixed forest of mountain trees. From the Pflegereck, you will head towards the Durchkaser-Almen in the next climate zone, passing through a larch forest, a pine forest and high pastures. Starting at the Durchkaser-Almen on the way to Eggenalm, the trail will lead you to a viewing platform – to the south, you will see the glaciers of the High Tauern mountains (Gross­glockner/Gross­ve­nediger); to the north, you will view Lake Chiemsee/Wendelstein mountain, and, to the east, you will catch a glimpse of Bercht­es­gaden’s world of mountains and rock form­ations of the Steinernes Meer. After passing by the Eggenalm, you will turn to the east and return to the starting point.

Reit im Winkl, Bayern, Deutschland, Europa
Character:
1/2 Day Hike
Start of the tour:
Hemmer­sup­penalm
Refreshment break:
Hindenburg hut, Sulzn­erkaser, Straubinger house
End of the tour:
Hemmer­sup­penalm
Duration:
04:00 hours
Distance:
7 km
Ascent:
1.238 m
Descent:
1.665 m
Equipment:
Hiking shoes and corres­ponding hiking clothes
CAMINO GTX
Our shoe tip:
CAMINO GTX

Discover the alpine pastures! You should plan about 3 ½ hours of walking time to complete the approx­imately 7-kilometre-long tour that begins and ends at the Hemmer­sup­penalm. You can take a relaxing break at the Hinden­burghütte, Sulzn­erkaser or the Straubinger Haus. The highlight of the tour is the view from the cross called Schuh­mach­erkreuz of the town Reit im Winkl and the surrounding mountains. You should wear sturdy footwear and hiking clothes.

You will start the hike on a trail that takes you past the chapel called Anna Kapelle and then head to the Straubinger Haus. After reaching a rock spring, the trail will lead you uphill to the Schuh­mach­erkreuz (1665 m) where you will have a spec­tacular view of Reit im Winkl, Lake Chiemsee and the Kais­ergebirge mountains. You will then turn west, walking down a trail that leads past pastures on the way to Straubinger Haus. After reaching the house, you will follow the trail that leads back to Hemmer­sup­penalm.

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