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“Off to Wank”
Review of Wank Mountain

Wank Mountain
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

There are many ways to climb this mountain. There's a cable car running up to the top, or you can walk from Partenkirchen. We took the tour via the Gamshütte, starting from Partenkirchen. If you plan to climb the whole mountain, you should bring water and stamina; but you will be rewarded with wonderful views. The Zugspitze, Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the Alps can be seen in all their glory on the way up, and of course from the top.
The Wank sees a lot of people, so it is not a walk you should do if you're looking for solitude; expect to meet a lot of other people.

3  Thank revrazna
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Reviewed October 26, 2013

Wank has the funniest name of any mountain in the world. .

It's worth visiting just so you can say that you're going to Wank for a day. And once there, you can travel to the summit on the Wankbahn and walk down using the Wank Trails.

Joking aside, it's well worth a trip from Garmisch. The views are awesome and every aspect - the cablecar, the facilities, the footpaths - has a typical German efficiency.

It's just a pity that there is no Wank-related merchandise on sale.

6  Thank misterpastry
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Reviewed October 26, 2013

The wank is not the highest mountain in the Garmish region but a good warm up to bigger things during your stay. It is a continuous slog up not particularly severe slopes but with some great scenery. The Hut at the top serves reasonable refreshments at reasonable prices. The mountain reminded me of a higher version of Skiddaw (Cumbria) For those of you who want the views without the effort there is a cable car from Garmish to very near the top at a reasonable price.

1  Thank Stephen L
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

The cable called Wankbahn costs 12,50 euro one way, all the way up. However if you change your mind about going down, and want to use the cable back, pay 8 euro showing your previous ticket. The view is stunning. The height is 1780 m. Warning - if you have height issues, better walk. There is lovely restaurant at the top, quite cheap as well. There are few paths to follow once you reach the summit. Or knowing the weather allows it, bring stuff for the picnic. You can spend virtually all day there, it is truly an eyebird view! Absolutely gorgeous.

2  Thank Kiba B
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Reviewed September 24, 2013

This a longer cable car going up to a flatter summit. What made it even better was that our cable car cost included a frre coffe with cake at the summit

2  Thank AceClassOne
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