From mid-December to end of March
The composition of the trail varies between snow-covered forest road, trail and meadow path
Please note: this hike should only be done when there’s absolutely no risk of avalanches. The section after the Kaiseralm heading to Schießling should only be done by hikers with experience of avalanches and avalanche equipment. The inspection is at your own risk.
Snowshoes appropriate for your weight and height; Sturdy boots or mountaineering boots are essential! Avalanche equipment (avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel) depending on the route, weather-appropriate outdoor gear (breathable) incl. a change of clothes, sun protection, waterproofs, cold protection (hat, gloves), sufficient food and hot drinks, hiking poles (height adjustable) if required, mobile phone, plastic bag for waste, hiking map, route description and information materials (GPX track), ID card, insurance card, cash
Heading from Wörgl, Kufstein or St. Johann on the B178 road, take the exit to Scheffau. When you reach the Gasthof Maikircher inn located in the village of Scheffau, turn right in the direction of the Gasthof Jägerwirt inn. Follow the road until you reach the car park below the Gasthof Jägerwirt.
Car park below the Gasthof Jägerwirt inn, Scheffau (883 m) – free