From Brentenjoch (Kaiserlift) to Hintersteiner See

From Brentenjoch (Kaiserlift) to Hintersteiner See

From Brentenjoch (Kaiserlift) to Hintersteiner See


Starting point of this hike is the mountain station of the Kaiserlift in Kufstein (1.256 m) - the lift is in operation from May to October. From the "Brentenjoch" it goes down the gravel road no. 814 until it turns right over meadows up to the Kaindlhütte (1.293 m). Then you continue along hiking trail no. 827 to the viewpoint Hochegg (1,470 m). Continue on to the Walleralm (1.170 m), where you will find 3 cozy huts - the Walleralm, Stöfflhütte and Kafma Alm. After a refreshment, the path continues downhill and then turn left through the forest no. 45a in the direction of Seestüberl to Hintersteiner See ( 890 m). There is also the beach - a dip in the refreshing, crystal clear lake is worth it!

Variant: From the Walleralm, take the path no. 45 on the right in the direction of Pension Maier and from there on the forest path no. 822 on the south bank along the Hintersteiner See to the Seestüberl. Extends the tour by about 30 minutes.

You will reach the valley and Scheffau on foot (about 1,5 hours walk) or with the hiking bus Hintersteiner See (Timetable on:

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  • The composition of the trail varies between gravel paths, forest and hiking trails.

  • Rucksack, sturdy hiking shoes, weather-appropriate hiking gear, sun protection, waterproofs, snack and drink, hiking poles (height adjustable) if required, mobile phone, plastic bag for waste, hiking map, route description and information materials (GPX track), ID, cash

  • Heading from the Wilder Kaiser region, take the Loferer Straße B178 and then the Eiberg Straße B173 to Kufstein. Address Kaiserlift: Obere Sparchen 17, 6330 Kufstein

  • Car park at Kaiserlift, Kufstein (514 m) - pay & display Car park next to Seestüberl, Scheffau (889 m) - pay & display

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Refreshment stops & infrastructure

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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



5:00 h

1250 Elevation gain


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