The Worm Mountain Cable Car

The Worm Mountain Cable Car nearing the summit station  
The Worm Mountain Cable Car nearing the summit station  
Within approximately 15 minutes transports you the Worm Mountain Cable Car from the foot of the "Wurmberg" on the northern edge of Braunlage up to peak of the 971 meter high mountain. The mountain station located a few meters below the summit.

Already in 1963, was opened the first cable car from Braunlage to the Worm Mountain peak. Today's modern cableway system dates back to the year 2000. A special feature is the middle station half way. They can to get off here and subsequently walk to one of the numerous hiking destinations in the Worm Mountain area.

Most of the passengers however ride continue to the Worm Mountain peak. From the valley station in Braunlage up to the mountain station on the Worm Mountain, the cable car overcomes over a total length of about 2,800 meters, an altitude difference of almost 400 meters. Per hour and per direction, the Worm Mountain Cable Car can transport up to 960 people.

All cabins of the cable car have six seats. During the journey you can enjoy countless picturesque views of the spa town of Braunlage and large parts of the Upper Harz.


More information:
Braunlage | The Worm Mountain ("Wurmberg") | The winter sports area on the Wurmberg


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