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Hausberg loop snowshoe tour

Snowshoeing

A medium-difficulty tour with guaranteed snow via the Eckkapelle chapel to the Hutzenalm.

  • Starting point Festsaal/ Tiroler Straße
  • location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 8.5 kilometres
  • duration 04:00 hours
  • maximum altitude 1088 meters
  • minimum altitude 683 meters
  • altitude difference 444 ascending
  • altitude difference 444 descending
intermediate difficulty

Tour description:

From the starting point of the Festsaal on Tiroler Straße, you first head towards the parish church, then continue on Hausbergstraße to the footpath towards the Eckkapelle chapel.

Once there, the path continues through the winter landscape to the Liebberg Hut. The last few meters of altitude to the target and finally to the Hutzenalm are leisurely. The view of the snow-covered Kaiser Mountains rewards all efforts.

After a stop, the descent to Birnbach leads to the starting point.

Attention: Please do not take the Wetterkreuz junction - there is a risk of falling here in winter. It is not possible to continue to Walmberg in winter. After heavy fresh snowfall, the tour is not accessible due to the danger of avalanches. Please always only follow the green signs.

Catering option

Beautiful view

Circular tour

Recommended months for this tour

Tips for this tour

Take your time in the Eckkapelle chapel built in 1710, a popular pilgrimage church with very valuable baroque frescoes.

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Arrival by car

Coming from Munich or Salzburg on the Munich - Salzburg motorway (A8 to Grabenstätt exit no. 109), continue in the direction of Marquartstein and on the well-developed German Alpine Road (B 305) to Reit im Winkl. Parking spaces: -Dorfstrasse 38 at the Tourist - Info, 83242 Reit im Winkl, -Tirolerstrasse 37 at the Festsaal, 83242 Reit im Winkl.

Coming from Munich or Innsbruck on the Rosenheim - Innsbruck motorway (A93) to Oberaudorf (exit 59). On to Walchsee, Kössen and Reit im Winkl. Parking spaces: -Tirolerstrasse 37 am Festsaal, 83242 Reit im Winkl, -Tourist - Info, Dorfstrasse 38, 83242 Reit im Winkl.

Arrival by public transport

Connections to Reit im Winkl from Prien am Chimesee train station (best bus connection!). With the RVO bus, line 9505. Stop directly at the tourist information or at the Festsaal.

Connections to Reit im Winkl from the Ruhpolding train station with the RVO bus line 9506. Stop directly at the tourist information.