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Winklmoos-Alm
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Heutal valley - Staubfall waterfall - Gföller Mähder

hiking tour

A great hike at the foot of the Sonntagshorn mountain through meadows to the waterfall.

  • Starting point Winklmoos-Alm car park
  • location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 18.4 kilometres
  • duration 06:10 hours
  • maximum altitude 1281 meters
  • minimum altitude 867 meters
  • altitude difference 539 ascending
  • altitude difference 539 descending
intermediate difficulty

Tour description:

From the Winklmoos-Alm car park head in the direction of Heutal valley (Austrian marker no. 16) via the forest road on the "Heutal-Landweg".

After a 6 km hike, the Heutal valley opens up. At the Heutaler Hof we turn left towards the Staubfall waterfall. (It is possible to continue to Ruhpolding).

On the same way back to the Heutal valley and then left to the old inn. Here on the right (No. 13) up to Moarlack, then westwards to the crossroads, then uphill to the left (No. 14) over the Gföller Mähder, further over pastures and mowing meadows, through the forest to the Wielandseitenalm. From here it goes westwards back to the Winklmoos-Alm.

Special features: Mountain views of Sonntagshorn and Loferer Steinberge, Heutal valley, Staubfall waterfall. On this tour you can use the free hiking bus. Please note the timetable!

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Beautiful view

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Tips for this tour

This tour leads to the Unkener Heutal valley at the foot of the Sonntagshorn mountain and to the Staubfall waterfall that pours down from the Reifelberge Mountains into the Fischbachtal valley.

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Arrival by car

Coming from Munich or Salzburg on the Munich - Salzburg motorway (A8 to Grabenstätt exit no. 109), continue towards 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, then via the toll road from Seegatterl to the Winklmoos - Alm. Parking: -Klammweg, 83242 Reit im Winkl.

Coming from Munich or Innsbruck on the Rosenheim - Innsbruck motorway (A93) to Oberaudorf (exit no. 59). On to Walchsee, Kössen and Reit im Winkl. At the entrance to the village (Entfelden) in the direction of Ruhpolding approx. 5 km to the Seegatterl district, then via the toll road from Seegatterl to the Winklmoos - Alm. Parking: -Klammweg, 83242 Reit im Winkl.

Arrival by public transport

Connections to Reit im Winkl from Prien am Chiemsee train station (best bus connection!). With the RVO bus line 9505 to Tourist - Info, then you can change to line 9506 and 9507. Bus stops Seegatterl and Winklmoos-Alm.

Connections to Reit im Winkl from Ruhpolding train station with the RVO line 9506, change and stop in Seegatterl.