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Pass height with information sign

Pass height with information sign

Compass direction North south
Pass height 1129  m
district Miesbach
Valley locations Schliersee Spitzingsee
expansion State Road 2077
Mountains Mangfall Mountains
particularities From Spitzingsee dead end for cars
Spitzingsattel (Bavaria)
Coordinates 47 ° 40 '20 "  N , 11 ° 53' 11"  E Coordinates: 47 ° 40 '20 "  N , 11 ° 53' 11"  E

The Spitzingsattel is 1129  m above sea level. NN high mountain pass in the Bavarian Alps , part of the Alps in the south of Bavaria , Germany .

Geographical location

The Spitzingsattel is located in the Miesbach district in the Mangfall Mountains about 7 km (as the crow flies ) north of the border with Austria . It is a few hundred meters from the north shore of the Spitzingsee ( 1084  m above sea level ) and is east of the Brecherspitz ( 1683  m above sea level ) and west of the Jägerkamp ( 1745.9  m above sea level ). The pass is located in a valley south of the arcane to the community Schliersee belonging Fischhausen - Neuhaus , district Josefstal through which leads a narrow side street.

Pass road

The small pass road, which overcomes a maximum incline of 14%, connects the villages of Schliersee and Spitzingsee , both of which are located on the lakes of the same name. It provides access to the south of Spitzingsee located Valepptal represents about it over the pass changes to Rottach-Egern can pass and on to the Tegernsee. However, this valley is partially closed to motor traffic.

You can also get to the Spitzingsattel by bike via the Alte Spitzingstrasse . It leads from Josefstal to the upper section of the Neue Spitzingstraße , which is the actual pass road described above. There was an old cable car along Alte Spitzingstrasse until 1963 , of which the remains of the pillars could still be seen until the 1980s. Between 1919 and 1922, the Spitzingsattel was also crossed by the Neuhauser Bockerlbahn , a narrow-gauge forest railway that was only used for forestry freight traffic. There was a depot at the top of the pass.

Firstalm and Spitzingsee

About 2.5 km west of the Spitzingsattels lies between the mountains Krettenburg ( 1494  m above sea level ) in the north, Bodenschneid ( 1667.7  m above sea level ) in the west and Stümpfling ( 1506.2  m above sea level ) in the south Firstalm . In the area of the pass small, closed to public traffic mountain roads branch off from the mountain pass to the west of a blind road from which the upper Firstalm ( 1369  m above sea level. NN () and lower Firstalm 1318  NN m above sea level. ) Lead on which pubs are .

The Firstgraben flows from the lower Firstalm into the Spitzingsee near the pass . The small hotel complex on the lake with a family skiing and hiking area with lifts on the two mountains Taubenstein ( 1693  m above sea level ) and Stümpfling ( 1506.2  m above sea level ) can only be reached by motor vehicle via the Spitzingsattel.

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