Birnbach Winter Hike | 5.8 km

Winter hiking

A demanding winter hike with an impressive view of the village and the Kaiser Mountains.

  • Condition Closed / not groomed
  • Starting point Cross-country stadium
  • Location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 5.8 kilometres
  • duration 02:00 hours
  • maximum altitude 809 meters
  • minimum altitude 664 meters
  • altitude difference 190 ascending
  • altitude difference 190 descending
difficult difficulty

Tour description:

Starting point: Reit im Winkl cross-country stadium

From here the steep ascent to Oberbichl begins, accompanied by a breathtaking mountain panorama. After crossing this road, the next steep section runs to Birnbach. Once at the top, you will be rewarded with an unforgettable view of the Tyrolean mountains and our beautiful village. The hiking trail continues in a loop to Oberbichl and back to Birnbach. The way back follows the same route to the starting point.

Tip: The local bus (valid with the Reit im Winkl inklusiv Card) runs several times a day to Oberbichl. Please note the timetable!

Refreshment stops: Reit im Winkler Stuben in the Festsaal, Berghotel Birkenhof, Stoaner - Alm, Bauernhofcafé

Catering option

Circular tour

Recommended months for this tour

Tips for this tour

From Birnbach you can go even further to the Hutzenalm. It's about a 3/4 hour steep climb. The way back is on the same route.


Arrival by car

From Munich or Salzburg on the federal motorway Munich - Salzburg (A8 to Grabenstätt exit no. 109), continue towards Marquartstein and on the well-developed German Alpine Road (B 305) to Reit im Winkl.

Parking: Dorfstraße 38 at the Tourist Info, 83242 Reit im Winkl, Tirolerstraße 37 at the Festsaal, 83242 Reit im Winkl.

From Munich or Innsbruck on the federal autobahn Rosenheim - Innsbruck (A93) to Oberaudorf (exit no. 59). Continue to Walchsee, Kössen and Reit im Winkl.

Parking:-Tirolerstraße 37 at the 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 Chiemsee train station (best bus connection!). With the RVO bus, line 9505. Bus stop directly at the tourist information or at the Festsaal. All timetables at

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

In winter, the local bus runs 5 times per day free of charge from the tourist information to Birnbach and back