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Wetterkreuz
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Wetterkreuz

hiking tour

A small crag above Reit im Winkl at a low altitude but with a magnificent view of the surrounding mountains and Reit im Winkl.

  • Starting point Tourist Information
  • location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 10.1 kilometres
  • duration 04:00 hours
  • maximum altitude 1084 meters
  • minimum altitude 687 meters
  • altitude difference 561 ascending
  • altitude difference 455 descending
intermediate difficulty

Tour description:

From the starting point via Dorfstraße to the church, then right into Hausbergstraße and to the Eckkapelle chapel. Continue over the Glapfalm to the Wetterkreuz summit.

The descent leads on a path along the mountain slope to the Hutzenalm, path no.32, then the Almstraße, past the Glocknerschau, back via Birnbach to the center of the village and to the starting point.

Special features: Enjoy a breathtaking view from the Wetterkreuz summit and the Glockner viewpoint.

Caution! A short stretch along a meadow slope is steep! Surefootedness and a head for heights required.

Tip: The path can also be used as a moderately difficult hike using the signs for path no. 32.

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Beautiful view

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Tips for this tour

Those who love exciting paths and have a head for heights, go left past the Kriegerkapelle chapel and climb up the Hausbergsteig. The starting point remains the same. Once at the top, continue left on path no. 32 to the Wetterkreuz summit.

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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 (B 305) to Reit im Winkl. Parking spaces: -Dorfstr. 38 at the Tourist - Info, 83242 Reit im Winkl, -Tirolerstraße 37,  Festsaal, 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. Parking spaces: Tirolerstraße 37 , 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. Stop directly at the tourist information office

Connections to Reit im Winkl from Ruhpolding train station with the RVO line 9506. Stop directly at the tourist information office or the center.