From June to mid-October
The composition of the trail varies between forest road, trail, cart path, road, mountain trail, meadow path, gravel, forest trail, rocky passages with some sections secured by ropes, short sections on asphalt.
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.
Heading from Wörgl, Kufstein or St. Johann on the B178 road, turn off the road in Going and park at the public car park next to the fire station (located east of the centre of the village).
Public car park next to Going fire station – free
Take the Aupromenade along the stream until you reach the Stanglwirt inn, then head towards the Kaisergebirge mountain range/Hüttling (around 1 hour to reach Hüttling, the starting point of the Kaiserkrone) or you take the "Hiking bus Hüttling" directly to the starting point.
Long-term parking is not permitted at the hiking starting point in Hüttling! (Vehicles that are parked illegally will be reported to the police and towed.)