Winter hiking Birnbach to Hutzenalm

Winter hiking

Demanding winter hike with a great view of the mountains.

  • Condition Closed / not groomed
  • Starting point Birnbach
  • Location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 1.5 kilometres
  • duration 00:50 hours
  • maximum altitude 985 meters
  • minimum altitude 787 meters
  • altitude difference 204 ascending
  • altitude difference 18 descending
difficult difficulty

Tour description:

From the Birnbach hiking car park, this challenging winter hiking trail leads to the Hutzenalm at around 1,000 meters in altitude. The view of the mountains is magnificent. The trail can be walked as an extension of the Birnbach winter hiking trail from the tourist information office.

Tip: For the return trip from Birnbach, you can take the local bus, free of charge with a valid Reit im Winkl inklusiv card.

Refreshment stops: Hutzenalm, Stoaner-Alm, Berghotel Birkenhof, Bauernhof Café (Oberbichl)

Recommended months for this tour


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. Drive from the village in the direction of Kössen and after the Skihütte store turn right into Birnbacherstraße and drive approx. 1.5 km to the car park Birnbacherstraße 42, 83242 Reit im Winkl.

From Munich or Innsbruck on the federal motorway Rosenheim - Innsbruck (A93) to Oberaudorf (exit no. 59). Continue to Walchsee, Kössen and Reit im Winkl. In the village, turn left before the Skihütte store into Birnbacherstraße and drive about 1.5 km to the car park Birnbacherstraße 42, 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.

The winter local bus runs to Birnbach and back several times a day. Free with the Reit im Winkl guest card, please note the timetable!