Cable car

The quickest way to the Wendelstein:

You can also comfortably scale the Wendelstein by cable car from the Leitzach Valley. A large-cabin cable car was constructed in 1970 in the Bayrischzell district of Osterhofen as a counterpart to the comfortable cog railway in Brannenburg, and transports visitors up to the mountain station in only 7 minutes.

Technical data on the Wendelstein cable car:

  • Bayrischzell-Osterhofen valley station: 792 m above sea level
  • Capacity: 50 people/cable car, 450 people/hour
  • Journey time: 7 minutes/one way
  • Mountain station: 1,724 m above sea level
  • Elevation difference: 932 m
  • Cabins: 2
  • Max. ground clearance: 170 m
  • Max. speed: 10 m/sec
  • Drive power: 315 kW