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Tobogganing on the Zugspitze

in summer & in winter

Tobogganing on the Zugspitze

The most important information at a glance

There are tobogganing opportunities for the whole family on Zugspitze. Unique: The glacier toboggan run can be used all year round if there is enough snow.

All information about the individual toboggan runs, equipment and toboggan hire at a glance.

The toboggan runs

The toboggan runs around Restaurant Sonnalpin are particularly suitable for families with children and tobogganing beginners. The restaurant also offers refreshments to be enjoyed after the winter sports fun.

Family toboggan run no. 1:
This run is a particularly good place to practise braking and steering the bob sledge or wooden sledge.

Start: behind Restaurant Sonnalpin
End: Zugspitze plateau

Family toboggan run no. 2 :
A short toboggan run for family members of all ages, where you can put what you have learned into practice

Start: behind Sonnenkar
End: Schneefernerkopflift valley station

Family toboggan run no. 3 / glacier trail:
This toboggan run leads along the glacier trail, starting at Restaurant Sonnalpin. The trail leads past “Maria Heimsuchung” chapel and the Iglu-Dorf Zugspitze. After reaching the hill near the Schneefernerkopflift, you can head downhill on a winding toboggan run.

Start: sundeck of Restaurant Sonnalpin
End: sundeck of Restaurant Sonnalpin

Refreshment stop: Restaurant Sonnalpin and Gletschergarten

Equipment: The three toboggan runs can be used with both bob sledges and larger wooden sledges. Both types of sledges can be rented from the ski hire shop on the Zugspitze plateau.


Information on rental and prices

The following equipment is available for hire from the Zugspitze ski hire shop:

  • bob sledges
  • wooden sledges
  • helmets

The rental point is located in the wooden hut on the sundeck of Restaurant Sonnalpin.

The combined price of a bob sledge or wooden sledge incl. helmet is EUR 18.50 per day.