Dürrnbachhorn mountain station

hiking tour

A moderately difficult hike with steep slopes, to a great location. There are refreshment stops, good footwear is essential.

  • Starting point Seegatterl
  • Location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 9.2 kilometres
  • duration 05:00 hours
  • maximum altitude 1612 meters
  • minimum altitude 763 meters
  • altitude difference 862 ascending
  • altitude difference 479 descending
difficult difficulty

Tour description:

From the starting point take path 111 and continue on path 112, always in the direction of Dürrnbachalmen and Dürrnbachhorn.

After a little over 2 hours you reach the pasture area of the Dürrnbachalmen. Here hiking trail No. 12 goes steeply up under the chairlift to the mountain station of the Dürrnbachhorn chairlift. Return via Wiesenweg no.112 via the Dürrnbachalmen, then no. 12 to the Winklmoos - Alm. From here back by bus or via path no. 111 to Seegatterl.

On this tour you can use the free hiking bus. Please note the timetable!

Special features: beautiful hike starting in the valley (765m) up to the high altitude (1607m), great view.

Tip: avoid the descent via the meadow path when it is wet (risk of slipping). From the mountain station there is also the option of taking the chairlift back to Winklmoos.

Catering option

Recommended months for this tour

Tips for this tour

Did you know: The nostalgic chairlift was first put into operation on December 25, 1959, and 1 1/2 years later the mountain restaurant was  inaugurated.


Arrival by car

Coming from Munich or Salzburg on the Budesautobahn Munich - Salzburg (A8 to Grabenstätt exit no. 109), continue in the direction of Marquartstein and on the well-developed German Alpine Road (B305) to Reit im Winkl.

At the entrance to the village (Entfelden) in the direction of Ruhpolding approx. 5 km to the Seegatterl district. Parking: -Seegatterl 83242 Reit im Winkl.

Coming from Munich or Innsbruck on the federal motorway Rosenheim - Innsbruck (A93) to Oberaudorf (exit no. 59), on to Walchsee, Kössen and Reit im Winkl. Continue on the B 305 to Ruhpolding approx. 5 km to the Seegatterl district. Seegatterl. Parking: -Seegatterl 83242 Reit im Winkl.

Arrival by public transport

Connections to Reit im Winkl from Prien am Chiemsee train station (best bus connection!). Take the RVO bus line 9505 to Tourist - Info, then change to line 9507. Bus stop Seegatterl.

Connections to Reit im Winkl from Ruhpolding train station with the RVO bus line 9506. Bus stop Seegatterl