Moderately difficult hikes

Featuring fantastic panoramic views, experience the Wilder Kaiser region and its diverse landscape along numerous mountain trails of intermediate difficulty. Afterwards, reflect on the day’s events at rustic mountain huts offering delicious food and drink. The 3-day mountain hut hike along the Kaiserkrone on the south side of the Wilder Kaiser mountain range or a leisurely day hike in the Kitzbühel Alps are particularly recommended.

56 Routes and tours

Eagle Walk Stage 02: Gaudeamushütte - Hintersteinersee

Eagle Walk Stage 02: Gaudeamushütte - Hintersteinersee
Eagle Walk Stage 02: Gaudeamushütte - Hintersteinersee
Eagle Walk Stage 02: Gaudeamushütte - Hintersteinersee

Gaudeamushütte

Hintersteiner See

14,5 km

Is it about the journey or the destination? You decide. There is nothing like a pristine mountain lake for relief from summer's heat. You might find it incomparably refreshing to cool off in lovely Hintersteinersee Lake at the end of your hiking day. With that in mind, and surrounded by the mesmerizing peaks of Kaiser Range, you will walk across mountain meadows, dwarf pine areas, beech and mixed woodlands as well as rock scrambles, passing Grutten Hut on your way to picture-postcard Hintersteinersee Lake. This is the cleanest and most beautiful mountain lake in the whole of Tirol. The pristine lake covers 56 hectares of spring-fed waters and measures 36 metres at its deepest point. Hintersteinersee Lake is private property; swimming is allowed at its north-western beach. Before taking a plunge, why not dip your finger in holy water? The Baroque ceiling frescos by Matthias Kirchner at Bärnstatt Chapel opposite Bärnstatt Inn are well worth seeing.

Hiking

Intermediate

6:00 h

800 Elevation gain

3-day mountain hut walk

3-day mountain hut walk
3-day mountain hut walk
3-day mountain hut walk

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

Scheffau village (738 m)

33,0 km

Going, Hüttling – Obere Regalm – Bergsteigergrab – Adlerweg – Gaudeamushütte – Klamml – Gruttenhütte – Kaiser-Hochalm – Steiner-Hochalm – Hintersteiner See – Pension Maier – Walleralm – Jagersteig – Steiner-Hochalm – Hinterschiesslingalm – Rehbachklamm – Scheffau village

Hiking

Intermediate

16:00 h

2600 Elevation gain

Kaiserkrone - around the Wilder Kaiser in 5 days

Kaiserkrone - around the Wilder Kaiser in 5 days
Kaiserkrone - around the Wilder Kaiser in 5 days
Kaiserkrone - around the Wilder Kaiser in 5 days

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

65,0 km

Wild and free - 5 days of hiking on old paths around the Wilder Kaiser The five-day hike from hut to hut is one of the most beautiful multi-day circular tours in Tirol. It takes mountain walkers along a route of around 65 kilometres, featuring ascents and descents with a difference in altitude of approximately 5,000 metres as they circle around the imposing Wilder Kaiser massif.

Hiking

Intermediate

35 h

5000 Elevation gain

Rübezahlschnitzweg

Rübezahlschnitzweg
Rübezahlschnitzweg
Rübezahlschnitzweg

Hartkaiser summit station, Ellmau (1,555 m)

Rübezahl-Alm, Ellmau (1,174 m)

2,5 km

Family hike on Austria’s longest sculpture trail

Hiking

Intermediate

1:00 h

50 Elevation gain

Kaiserkrone - stage 4

Kaiserkrone - stage 4
Kaiserkrone - stage 4
Kaiserkrone - stage 4

Stripsenjochhaus, St. Johann in Tirol (1,577 m)

Gasteig (750 m)

16,0 km

Stripsenjochhaus – Stripsenkopf – Feldberg – Scheibenbichlalmen – Griesenau – Gasteig

Hiking

Intermediate

7:00 h

650 Elevation gain

Rehbachklamm

Rehbachklamm
Rehbachklamm
Rehbachklamm

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

7,2 km

Themed hiking route with a trail full of natural experiences alongside the refreshing water.

Hiking

Intermediate

2:30 h

300 Elevation gain

Ellmau Stone Circle circuit

Ellmau Stone Circle circuit
Ellmau Stone Circle circuit
Ellmau Stone Circle circuit

Hiking starting point Wochenbrunner Alm, Ellmau (1,085 m)

Hiking starting point Wochenbrunner Alm, Ellmau (1,085 m)

2,4 km

Head through well-shaded forests of green to reach the Ellmau Stone Circle. This is a place with a special energy, making it an inviting option for taking some time to relax.

Hiking

Intermediate

1:00 h

120 Elevation gain

Hochalm hike

Hochalm hike
Hochalm hike
Hochalm hike

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

19,6 km

A circular route full of experiences that leads from the Seebachgraben gorge to the Wilder-Kaiser-Steig trail - discover one of the most beautiful parts of Scheffau!

Hiking

Intermediate

7:00 h

1140 Elevation gain

Kaiserkrone - stage 1

Kaiserkrone - stage 1
Kaiserkrone - stage 1
Kaiserkrone - stage 1

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

Gaudeamushütte, Going (1,263 m) / Gruttenhütte, Ellmau (1,620 m)

8,0 km

Going, Hüttling – Graspoint-Niederalm – Obere Regalm – Brennender Palven – Gaudeamushütte – Klamml – Gruttenhütte

Hiking

Intermediate

5:00 h

1250 Elevation gain

Rauher Kopf

Rauher Kopf
Rauher Kopf
Rauher Kopf

Astberg Bergstation

Astberg Bergstation

13,1 km

Over hill and dale through idyllic nature up to the Rauhen Kopf.

Hiking

Intermediate

4:45 h

620 Elevation gain

Kaiserkrone - stage 5

Kaiserkrone - stage 5
Kaiserkrone - stage 5
Kaiserkrone - stage 5

Gasteig (750 m)

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

11,5 km

Gasteig – Wilder-Kaiser-Steig – Ursulablick – Gscheuerkopf – Graspoint-Hochalm – Graspoint-Niederalm – Going, Hüttling

Hiking

Intermediate

6:00 h

950 Elevation gain

Pölven circular route

Pölven circular route
Pölven circular route
Pölven circular route

Hiking starting point Franzlhof, Söll (703 m)

Hiking starting point Franzlhof, Söll (703 m)

17,8 km

A circuit around the mountain that the locals love for its great view.

Hiking

Intermediate

6:00 h

670 Elevation gain

Kneipp–Rehbach circular walk

Kneipp–Rehbach circular walk
Kneipp–Rehbach circular walk
Kneipp–Rehbach circular walk

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

7,1 km

Refreshing walk through the Kneipp facilities and adventures in the Rehbachklamm gorge

Hiking

Intermediate

2:00 h

330 Elevation gain

Eagle Walk Stage 01: St. Johann in Tirol - Gaudeamushütte

Eagle Walk Stage 01: St. Johann in Tirol - Gaudeamushütte
Eagle Walk Stage 01: St. Johann in Tirol - Gaudeamushütte
Eagle Walk Stage 01: St. Johann in Tirol - Gaudeamushütte

Rummlerhof, St.Johann in Tirol

Gaudeamushütte

13,0 km

Sturdy boots will help keep your ankles and feet happy on this hike, full of the best things Tirol has to offer: well-maintained trails, wildflowers galore and waterfalls beckon the adventurous hiker ready for a strenuous climb with breathtaking views of lofty Wilder Kaiser Mountain Range as your reward. The nature reserve’s landscape will win you over with its diverse beauty. The pasture regions are covered with soft grassy meadows, and hikers are greeted by lofty Wilder Kaiser Mountain Range with rugged Maukspitze, Ackerlspitze, Regalpspitze and Törlspitze Peaks, all “Two-Thousanders” that average 2,000 metres altitude. Trailhead is Rummlerhof Inn, northwest of the village centre of St. Johann. After a successful first segment, why not take a rest at Gaudeamus Hut, raise your glass and sing: “Gaudeamus igitur – Let us be happy!” For many hikers this is far enough, contentment has already set in. Adventurous souls continue on the trail that works its way up across Klamml Gorge to Grutten Hut, which entails another 400 metres of climbing.

Hiking

Intermediate

5:00 h

1060 Elevation gain

Rehbach tour

Rehbach tour
Rehbach tour
Rehbach tour

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

5,5 km

Exciting round trip for adults and children through the Rehbach gorge.

Hiking

Intermediate

2:00 h

280 Elevation gain

Kaiserkrone - stage 2

Kaiserkrone - stage 2
Kaiserkrone - stage 2
Kaiserkrone - stage 2

Gruttenhütte, Ellmau (1,620 m)

Hintersteiner See, Scheffau (889 m)

13,5 km

Gruttenhütte – Kaiser-Hochalm – Steiner-Hochalm – Hintersteiner See (western bank)

Hiking

Intermediate

6:00 h

550 Elevation gain

Hochlechen circular route

Hochlechen circular route
Hochlechen circular route
Hochlechen circular route

Hiking starting point Bergbahn, Söll (725 m)

Hiking starting point Bergbahn, Söll (725 m)

13,5 km

Old path - now renovated and featuring a pleasant series of ascents and descents.

Hiking

Intermediate

4:30 h

470 Elevation gain

3-day mountain hut walk - stage 1

3-day mountain hut walk - stage 1
3-day mountain hut walk - stage 1
3-day mountain hut walk - stage 1

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

Gaudeamushütte, Going (1,263 m) / Gruttenhütte, Ellmau (1,620 m)

8,0 km

Going, Hüttling – Graspoint-Niederalm – Obere Regalm – Bergsteigergrab – Adlerweg – Gaudeamushütte – Klamml – Gruttenhütte

Hiking

Intermediate

5:00 h

1250 Elevation gain