The Großer Galtenberg mountain, © Tourismusregion Alpbachtal
The Großer Galtenberg mountain, © Tourismusregion Alpbachtal

Summit Hike
Großer Galtenberg (2,424m)

Located in the beautiful Kitzbühel Alps, the Großer Galtenberg is the highest mountain in the regon around Kufstein. It is known for its fabulous views and can be accessed via a 16km hike taking around 8 hours. Hikers will climb 1,376 vertical metres on their way up to the summit at 2,424 metres above sea level.

  • This challenging summit hike is well worth the effort. It rewards walkers with fantastic views of the surrounding landscape. In June and July hikers can look forward to swathes of alpine roses creating thick patches of pink on the otherwise green meadows.
  • The Großer Galtenberg is also known for its diverse flora and fauna. Highlights include marmots and many flowers native to the Alps.
  • Hungry hikers can stop at the Farmkehralm hut, which serves excellent regional food on its large sunny terrace.

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Starting point  

Car park Pöglbahn/ Inneralpbach

Hike to

Großer Galtenberg

Finishing point

Car park Pöglbahn/ Inneralpbach

Mountain chain

Kitzbühel Alps

Length

16 km

Approximate hiking time

9h

Features

  • Wheelchair-accessible Hiking Route
  • Circular hike

Difficulty rating

intermediate (red mountain trails)

Altitude

2,420m 1,000m

Elevation uphill 1,420m
Vertical metres downhill 1,420m

Best time of year

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* These are approximate values and recommendations. Please take your personal fitness level, technical ability and the current weather conditions into account. Tirol Werbung cannot guarantee that the information provided is correct and accepts no liability.

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Trail description

The trail begins in Inneralpbach on the car park of the Pöglbahn ski lift. After passing the Hotel Galtenberg, hikers should continue towards the local history museum ("Heimatmuseum") and then take trail A37 to the Jagdhütte Alplkreuz hut (1,647m). From there the hike crosses over the ridge and splits into two directions. Take trail A37 to the Großer Galtenberg. After reaching the summit and enjoying the views, return back to the fork in the trail and take the left-hand path to the Farmkehralm hut (1,521m). The final section of the descent leads along the "Jadgdsteig" trail to the Stettaueralm hut and then back to the starting point in Inneralpbach.

 

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