Snow Shoeing in Bayerwald Trail, Großer Arber, Munich, Bavaria Germany

Trail length:
150 km/93 mi
Great Arber (Großer Arber) is the highest peak of the Bohemian – Bavarian mountain ridge and reaches at an elevation of 1456 m/4777 ft height. The spot lies at 197 km/122 mi in the northeast of Munich. Geographically, it belongs to Bohemian Forest, so you might notice that people refer to it as ‘King of the Bavarian Forest’.

One of the most popular sports in the major Arber area is Snowshoeing. If you want to practice snowshoeing, you should try performing this activity on the existing cross country trails. One of the most famous trails is Bayerwald Trail, at 23 km/17 mi in the north of Grosser Arber. It is a 150 km/93 mi long trail that covers the area from Arber/Osser to the Dreisessel. This trail can be also covered in stages.

All of the trails promise amazing beauty in a breathtaking white snow natural setting. In order to preserve the surrounding area, sometimes you might have to walk a short distance until you find the next trail. Another limitation is that this trail must be passed only one-way from north to south.

The trail can be identified by a snowflake that is shown on DSV-regulation signs. It is very difficult to get lost since information boards and signposts along trail are available, indicating the networking trails in the neighborhood.

Best time to visit the spot is in mid winter as the trail come across various spots at a different elevation. During winter months, practitioners will perform snowshoeing at easy, given the good and consistent snow conditions.