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

Summit Hike
Großer Galtenberg (2,424 m)

Situated in the Kitzbühel Alps, the Großer Galtenberg is at 2,424 metres above sea level the highest mountain in the Alpbach Valley. It is widely considered to have some of the most beautiful views of any peak in the region. In the months of June and July walkers can look forward to wonderful pink alpine roses covering the meadows. On the way down it is worth stopping off at the Farmkehr-Alm hut serving delicious local food. From start to finish this hike measures 16 kilometres in length and takes roughly 9 hours to complete. There is plenty of vertical ascent, so walkers need good overall fitness. However, the trails are in good condition and there are no difficult sections.

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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

Jan
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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.

Parking

Car park at Pöglbahn ski lift in Inneralpbach

 

Places serving food & drink

  • Farmkehr-Alm (early June until late October)
  • Gasthof Zirmalm, Inneralpbach

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Trail description

The trail begins in Inneralpbach at 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 (1,521 m). 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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Your destination address: Inneralpbach, Alpbach

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