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Hiking the peaks of St. Johann

Region St. Johann in Tirol

Hiking the peaks of St. Johann

Hiking Collection by Region St. Johann in Tirol

10

Tours

57:20 h

87.2 mi

26,800 ft

Generations of mountain enthusiasts can’t be wrong: St. Johann is a hiking paradise. All around the charming Tyrolean town one can roam the mountains on a vast network of rocky trails and broad forest ways. Ambitious ramblers will spot colorful flower meadows, lush pastures, the soft grassy slopes that the Kitzbühel Alps are so famous for and of course the rocky heights of the Wilde Kaiser peaks. St. Johann also plays in the culinary top league: Almost everywhere hungry hikers can acquire locally produced, organic cheese, bacon, schnaps and more. It’s the perfect place for a perfect mountain holiday!

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  • Difficult
    06:36
    6.19 mi
    0.9 mph
    4,200 ft
    4,200 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The start is in the idyllic Kaiserbachtal at the foot of the northern walls of the Wilder Kaiser. A path leads between the rock towers of Lärchegg and Mitterkaiser up into the small Griesner Kar. In a short time here are very many meters covered, since the path is very steep. Arrived on the flat piece

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  • Difficult
    08:58
    11.1 mi
    1.2 mph
    4,675 ft
    4,675 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The start is at the Gasthof Rummlerhof, district Hinterkaiser in St. Johann in Tirol. From there you have the desired goal already in mind. After the farm Maurern you first walk in the direction of Diebesöfen / Schleier waterfall. Passing by the spray of the waterfall, the hike leads along the ladders

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  • Easy
    01:30
    3.19 mi
    2.1 mph
    475 ft
    475 ft
    Easy hike. Great for any fitness level. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Refreshment hikers find on hot days in a ramble between meadows and forests past the Eifersbacher waterfall in Winkl-Schattseite near St. Johann in Tirol. Start at the parking lot of the Eichenhoflifte and go left in the direction of St. Johann to the Tannweg. At the end of the Tannweg turn left. From

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  • Difficult
    02:53
    3.64 mi
    1.3 mph
    1,425 ft
    1,425 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    From the mountain station Harschbichl you go a short distance along the dirt road slightly downhill and then immediately uphill again. In numerous bends, the mountain path meanders over steep alpine meadows and becomes a steep path halfway up. This trail is secured at the narrowest point with steel cable

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  • Difficult
    08:43
    12.0 mi
    1.4 mph
    3,800 ft
    3,800 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    Along the hiking trail on the Kaiserbach you reach the Talinnere. Surrounded by the mighty peaks of the Wilder Kaiser, the Kaiserbachtal with its alpine pastures lies directly at the foot of the steep cliffs. On the hiking trail, you will pass the "Bergtotenkapelle" - on the brass plates in the chapel

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  • Difficult
    07:35
    13.5 mi
    1.8 mph
    2,925 ft
    2,875 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    Follow the signs to Grießbachklamm, along a little-used road. After a few minutes you reach the parking lot Grießbachklamm, from where the trail leads along the stream in the Grießbachklamm.

    

    You can expect suspension bridges, pier systems that run above the stream, and two waterfalls. For a change in

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  • Difficult
    07:13
    11.8 mi
    1.6 mph
    4,050 ft
    4,250 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    Also on the descent you can use the mountain railway Harschbichl to St. Johann in Tirol. 1,600m - 650m, time difference around two hours.

    From Kitzbühel train station you walk parallel to the railway line for about 500 meters in a southerly direction to the railroad crossing and left to the Hornbahn

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  • Difficult
    06:57
    12.6 mi
    1.8 mph
    3,225 ft
    2,625 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    From the center of St. Johann in Tirol you walk past the front of the Dean's Church in the direction of the hamlet Oberhofen. When you arrive at the Wieshoferbrücke - shortly after the statue of St. Nepomuk - turn right into a side street to reach the Achendamm. The first turnoff to the left, from the

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  • Easy
    01:09
    2.37 mi
    2.1 mph
    25 ft
    25 ft
    Easy hike. Great for any fitness level. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The river adventure trail runs along the banks of the Großache between Kirchdorf and Erpfendorf over a length of 3.5 km and is an example of the fact that safety for people and concessions to a species-rich nature need not be a contradiction.

    

    Along the shoreline, there are information boards about the

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  • Difficult
    05:45
    10.8 mi
    1.9 mph
    2,050 ft
    2,350 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    Before the Gasthaus Griesenau you walk a bit along the road towards Gasteig. Right next to the road you come to the Devil's Chapel, which is also called Jöchlsteinkapelle pass - around this place are numerous legends.

    

    You follow the road for a short distance until you reach the inn "Altmühl", where the

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    10
  • Distance
    87.2 mi
  • Duration
    57:20 h
  • Elevation
    26,800 ft

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