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Kaiserkrone - Ellmau approach, Wochenbrunner Alm

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Kaiserkrone - Ellmau approach, Wochenbrunner Alm

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Hiking starting point Wochenbrunner Alm, Ellmau (1,085 m)Gaudeamushütte, Going (1,263 m)

Hiking

Medium

0:45 h

200 Altitude

1,3 km

1263 m

Settings

  • average / red mountain path

Description

Begin at the hiking starting point of the Wochenbrunner Alm (1,085 m), where free parking facilities are available. Hike along forest road 812/822, enjoying the wonderful views over the Ellmauer Tor as you head directly to the Gaudeamushütte mountain hut (1,263 m).

Informations

  • From June to mid-October
  • The composition of the trail is a forest road.
  • Rucksack, sturdy hiking/mountaineering boots with anti-slip treaded soles, weather-appropriate hiking gear (breathable), a change of clothes, sun protection (sunglasses, sun cream, lip protection, headgear), waterproofs (rain jacket/poncho, pocket umbrella, rucksack protector), cold protection (hat, gloves), sufficient food and drink, hiking poles (height adjustable) if required, first aid kit incl. rescue blanket and bivouac sack, mobile phone with fully charged battery, headlamp, plastic bag for waste, hiking map, route description and information materials (GPX track), ID, insurance card, cash

    Additions for overnight stay at mountain hut:
    Mountain hut sleeping bag, indoor shoes, toiletries and towel, personal medication, headlamp, Alpine Club ID Card, cash, charger for mobile phone

    The hiking routes between the huts are often rather long, we recommend taking plenty of food and drink and booking your overnight stays well in advance.
  • Arrival:
    Heading from Wörgl or Kufstein on the B178 road, take the first exit to Ellmau and then take the first exit at the roundabout. Drive straight on until you reach the junction (green signs - leading towards KaiserBad/Kaisergebirge/Wochenbrunn). Turn left here, then turn right immediately after passing the bus stop. Follow the (toll) road until you reach the Wochenbrunner Alm car park.
    Heading from St. Johann on the B178 road, take the first exit to Ellmau and then drive straight on until you reach the junction (green signs – leading towards KaiserBad/Kaisergebirge/Wochenbrunn). Turn right here, then turn right again immediately after passing the bus stop. Follow the (toll) road until you reach the Wochenbrunner Alm car park.

    Parking:
    Wochenbrunner Alm mountain hut, Ellmau (1,085 m) – free car park (toll road)

    Public transport:
    In summer, you can catch the “Wandertaxi Wochenbrunner Alm” service from “Ellmau Dorf Bauhof” bus stop once a day. Alternatively, you can take a taxi.
    More information on www.wilderkaiser.info.

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