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Loop trail Seegatterl - Winklmoos-Alm - Seegatterl

hiking tour

A moderately difficult hike with inclines and places to stop for refreshments.

  • Starting point Seegatterl
  • location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 9.5 kilometres
  • duration 03:45 hours
  • maximum altitude 1150 meters
  • minimum altitude 765 meters
  • altitude difference 416 ascending
  • altitude difference 418 descending
intermediate difficulty

Tour description:

From Seegatterl car park we walk along the former campsite, then over a bridge and uphill on the alpine path to the right. Our path always climbs steadily through the forest, several shrines remind us of fatal accidents during the dangerous removal of wood on this path.

We continue to the Hahnfilze service hut, before which we turn left. Referred to a footbridge, we soon reach the Winklmoos-Alm. The settlement invites us to eat and drink (several restaurants), to look and walk, but also to visit: Alm chapel, beautiful field cross, church of St. Johann im Gebirg.

For mountain hikers, the Winklmoos Alm is the starting point for many day tours, some of which are extensive. The circular route back to Seegattterl leads past the Rosshütte on a forest path, initially flat, into the Schwarzlofer valley. Again flat to the starting point.

Note: mountain bikers also move on parts of the route. Good shoes are recommended

Catering option

Circular tour

Recommended months for this tour

Tips for this tour

The church of St. Johann im Gebirg, built in the 1960s, is located on the Winklmoos-Alm. Its shape and architecture is unique.

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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 (B305) to Reit im Winkl.

At the entrance to the town (Entfelden) in the direction of Ruhpolding, approx. 5 km to the Seegatterl district. Parking: -Seegatterl, 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. At the entrance to the village in the direction of Ruhpolding. Parking: -Seegatterl 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 change to line 9507. Seegatterl stop.

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