Hiking in the Alpine Regions of the Wildkogel

Enjoy breathtaking landscapes in the middle of the Kitzbühel Alps

Board the Wildkogelbahn lift in Neukirchen, ride up to the mountain terminal at around 2100 meters above sea level, and first take a moment to appreciate the fantastic views from the Wildkogel of the many Hohe Tauern peaks which surround you. The Wildkogel's alpine hiking regions lie in the heart of the Kitzbühel Alps, offering scenic paths that you can easily walk while pushing a pram, along with intermediate and challenging hikes on the Wildkogel.

Below, we provide you with useful information about opening times and rates for the Wildkogelbahn lifts in Neukirchen:

  • High season (lift runs daily): 01.07. - 01.10.2017
  • Low season operates only in good weather
    • 25.05. - 28.05.2017
    • 03.06 - 05.06.2017
    • 09.06 - 11.06.2017
    • 15.06 - 30.06.2017
    • 02.10 - 08.10.2017 
  • Rides up the mountain:
  • First ride up: 9 a.m.
  • 01.07. - 03.09.2017: continuous driving
  • 25.05.. - 30.06. und 04.09. - 08.10.2017: at the bottom of every half hour (09:30, 10:30 etc.)
  • Last ride up: 3:30 p.m.; Last ride down: 4:30 p.m.
  • We look forward to seeing you in the scenic mountain restaurant. 

Groups: Only groups of 20 paying persons upwards receive a discount of approx. 5% plus one free ticket for the group leader, only applicable when purchasing together as a group!

Family Rates: 2 adults and 1 child pay the regular fare, the 2nd child receives a 50% discount, additional children are free. This offer applies to parents with their own children ages 6 to 14.

Children's Fares: apply to ages 6 through 14. We ask that you present either your Guest Card or an I.D.

- Hiking Paths in the Wildkogel Arena -

Hiking tour of the Wildkogel lakes

Hiking tour of the Wildkogel lakes

Wildkogel Panorama Path

Wildkogel Panorama Path

Path No. 13

Path No. 17

45 minutes

easy hike

- Wildkogel Lakes Hike -

The broad, flat path - also ideal to walk with a pram - leads from the mountain terminal of the Wildkogel lifts, in an easterly direction along the south side of the Pfeifferköpfl to the Wildkogel Alm. It then circles both of the reservoirs, each nestled scenically into the landscape, and takes you via the north side of the Pfeifferköpfl back to the mountain terminal.

Path No. 13

Path No. 17

ca. 2 hours

intermediate hike

- Wildkogel Panorama Path -

From the mountain lift terminal, the path leads along the south side of the Pfeifferköpfl to the Wildkogel Alm, and from there to the summit of the Wildkogel with its fantastic views. The Panorama Path now drops down to the Geisl-Hochalm, where a Kneipp spa promises welcome refreshment for your legs. The trail continues past the Ganseralm and back to the mountain restaurant.

Walsbergalm Tour

Walsbergalm Tour

Frühmesser Tour

Frühmesser Tour

Path No. 13

Path No. 17

Path No. 738

ca. 2,5 hours

intermediate hike

- Walsbergalm-Rundweg -

Von der Bergstation führt der Weg auf den Wildkogel (2.224 m). Danach steigt man über den Bergrücken Richtung Osten bis zur nächsten Wegkreuzung (ca. 2000 m).
Hier lädt ein neu errichtetes Wetterkreuz zum Verweilen ein. Von dort geht es Richtung Westen leicht absteigend zum Hochscherm der Walsbergalm und dann leicht ansteigend zum Wildkogelhaus.

Von dort kann man entweder zur Mittelstation oder zur Bergstation der Wildkogelbahn wandern.

Path No. 11A

Path No. 740

ca. 2.5 hours

intermediate hike

- Frühmesser Hiking Tour -

Your hike takes you from the mountain terminal of the Wildkogelbahn lift in a westerly direction to Gasthof Wolkenstein. From there, you will follow a broad path to the mountain terminal of the Frühmesserbahn, then continue along a hiking trail to the top of the Frühmesser (about a 1-hour hike). Hike down to the Herrensteigscharte, from where a path will lead you back to the mountain restaurant.

Mountain Station - Wildkogel - Neukirchen

Mountain Station - Wildkogel - Neukirchen

Mountain station - Steineralm - Neukirchen

Mountain station - Steineralm - Neukirchen

Path No. 13/17

3.5 hours

- Mountain Station - Wildkogel - Neukirchen -

Mountain station - Wildkogel - Wildkogelhaus elev. 2,000 m - mid-station 1,651 m.

From the mid-station of the gondola lift or down a wide supply lane via Gasthaus Stockenbaum and back to the valley.

Path No. 11/1/741

3.5 hours

- Mountain Station - Steineralm - Neukirchen -

Mountain station - in a westerly direction to the Gensbichlscharte - Steineralm. From there past the Rechtegg, Venedigerhof and Abelhof guest houses back to Neukirchen.

 

Or drop down to Neukirchen from the Taubensteinkapelle via Steinerbauer Farm (trail marked with red-and-white rings).

Mountain Station - Filzhöhe - Bramberg

Mountain Station - Filzhöhe - Bramberg

Mountain station - Mühlbachtal - Bramberg

Mountain station - Mühlbachtal - Bramberg

Path 738/702A

ca. 4.5 hours

easy hike

- Mountain Station - Filzhöhe - Bramberg -

Mountain station - Wildkogel. Continue via paths 738/702A eastwards along the ridge line to the Filzhöhe/weather cross. Drop down to the Bergkristall and Geisl guest houses. From there, about half an hour to Bramberg or Mühlbach.

Path 739

5 hours

- Mountain Station - Mühlbachtal - Bramberg -

Mountain station - Geisl-Hochalm - Baumgartenalm. Continue to Bramberg or Mühlbach

Hiking bus to/from the Baumgartenalm

Höhensteig Trail

Höhensteig Trail

Herrensteig Trail

Herrensteig Trail

Path No. 11A

Alpine Assoc. Path No. 715

 6 - 7 hours

- Höhensteig Trail -

Mountain station - Gensbichlscharte -  Frühmesser - Geigenscharte - Steinkogel - Steinerhinteralm - Steineralm - Neukirchen

 

Good equipment and surefootedness, necessary especially along the rocky ridgeline of the Steinkogel (which is additionally secured by means of ropes and ladders).

  Paths Nos. 740, 11C, 715

- Herrensteig Trail -

Mountain station - Herrensteig-Scharte - Laubkogel - Steinfeld-Scharte (ca. 2.5 hours) From here, hike up the Rettenstein, then return to the mountain station or drop down to the Baumgartenalm (ca. 1.5 hours).

 

The Rettenstein requires good equipment, physical condition and surefootedness (about a 1.5-hour hike). From the Baumgartenalm ca. 2 hrs. to Bramberg or Mühlbach. Hiking bus from the Baumgartenalm

Paths 736, 17,13

Paths 736, 17,13

Path 75

Path 75

Paths 736, 17,13

- Paths 736, 17, 13 -

Neukirchen - Stockenbaum (ca. 1 hour) - Bergeralm (ca. 2 hours) - Wildkogelhaus (ca. 3 hours) - Wildkogel (ca. 4 hours)

Path 75

ca. 3 1/2 hours

- Path 75 -

Mountain station - Wildkogelhaus - Bramberg

Tip: Paths 75 (to Bramberg), 739 and 714 combine to offer a beautiful hiking tour!

Paths 71, 714

Paths 71, 714

Path No. 11A

ca. 4 1/2 hours

- Path 71, 714 -

Mountain station - Rettenstein - Haferl-Alm - Baumgartenalm - Mühlbachtal - Ghf. Bergkirstall - Gasthof Geisl - Bramberg

 

Taxi back to the valley possible from the Baumgartenalm

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