the Mangfallgebirge is the easternmost part of the Bavarian Voralpen, which belong for their part to the northern lime alps. Name-giving is the Mangfall, which drains Schlierach and Leitzach large parts of the area over its supplies rot oh, white oh, and forms an important drinking water reservoir for Munich.
The mountain region is in the west by the Isartal and in the east by the Inn valley, as well as in the south by the Brandenberger alps (the Rofan), and/or. by the Austrian state border limits. North the Mangfallgebirges follows the Alpine foreland .
The Mangfallgebirge becomes into the Tegernseer of mountains (of the Isar up to the line Tegernsee - rot oh - white Valepp), Schlierseer of mountains (up to the Leitzachtal) and the group of coiling a (between Leitzachtal, origin valley and Inn valley) partitions.
The highest collection is the red wall with 1884 m and. NN, the beliebesten house mountains of the residents of Munich at each season. Wendelstein lies only few kilometers further northeast from the red wall, is however separate from it by a valley. A popular trip goal is the Brünnstein.
Like the alps altogether, then also the Mangfallgebirge was coined/shaped strongly by the last ice age (worm ice age). Thus z developed. B. Lakes, like the Tegernsee and the typical U-valleys by glaciers.