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Premium hiking trail Klausenbach gorge

hiking tour

Premium path close to the valley over a high moor, two alpine pastures, through the floodplain forests of the Lofer and the Klausenbachklamm gorge to a nice resting place at a meadow pond

  • Starting point Festsaal/ Tiroler Straße
  • location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 9.8 kilometres
  • duration 03:15 hours
  • maximum altitude 885 meters
  • minimum altitude 663 meters
  • altitude difference 295 ascending
  • altitude difference 295 descending
intermediate difficulty

Tour description:

Path: moderately difficult hike with a path through the gorge, sure-footedness required! (can be bypassed)

From the starting point along the sports field in the direction of Loferauen, over the "Grenzsteg" bridge further on the forest road in the ascent to the high moor "Mühlau".

Along the moor, rising steadily to the "Demel -Hauseralm" (891m). Descent over the Klausenbergalm in the direction of Blindau to the junction "Klausenbachklamm". After the tricky path in the gorge head back to the starting point via Blindau, Benzeck and the Lofer meadows.

Special features: Lofer wild river area, Mühlau high moor, path through the Klausenbach gorge, pond in Blindau, a beautiful chapel in Old-Blindau. Detour to the Zwerchenbergalm approx. 35 min.

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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 Marqartstein and on the well-developed German Alpine Road (B305) to Reit im Winkl.

Drive from the village in the direction of Ruhpolding. After approx. 1 km turn in the direction of Blindau, approx. 1 km to the parking lot: -Fellhornweg, 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. Drive from the village in the direction of Ruhpolding.

After approx. 1 km turn in the direction of Blindau, approx. 1 km to the parking lot: -Fellhornweg, 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.

Stop directly at the tourist information office.

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