Leutkircher Hütte, © Leutkircher Hütte
Leutkircher Hütte, © Leutkircher Hütte

Mountain Hike
St. Anton – Kapall – Leutkircher Hütte

This one-day hike requires a good head for heights and safe footing. It begins with a ride up on the chairlift up to 2,300 metres above sea level to the "Adlerblick" viewing platform at Kapall. The destination we are aiming for is the Leutkircher Hütte, a hut serving traditional Tirolean food. Along the way hikers can look forward to lots of alpine flowers, fine views and, if they are lucky, a golden eagle circling above the Lechtal Alps.

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Starting point  

Top station Gampenbahn/Nassereinbahn, St. Anton am Arlberg

Hike to

Leutkircher Hütte

Finishing point

St. Anton am Arlberg

Mountain chain

Lechtal Alps

Length

10 km

Approximate hiking time

4 h 30 min

Features

  • Wheelchair-accessible Hiking Route
  • Circular hike

Difficulty rating

difficult (black trails)

Altitude

2,369m 1,281m

Elevation uphill 195m
Vertical metres downhill 1,240m

Fitness level

Technique

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.

Public transport

  • Accessible using public transport

Parking

Pay-and-display car park in Nasserein (eastern edge of St. Anton am Arlberg)

 

Places serving food & drink

  • Kapall Restaurant (mid-June until early September)
  • Leutkircher Hütte (mid-June until mid-September)
  • Various locations in St. Anton am Arlberg

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Trail description

Take the chairlift from St. Anton am Arlberg up to Kapall. From there, walk in a northerly direction and take the first turning on the left. This path is a little easier to negotiate than the "Adlerweg" slightly further up. Climb steeply in an easterly direction. Then continue on to the Almajurjoch ridge. You will then reach the Leutkircher Hütte at 2,251 metres. The descent is in a south-westerly direction through meadows and forests. At around 1,700 metres above sea level the path meets a wider trail and continues downhill next to the stream. Cross the stream on the egde of the forest and follow the tarmac road to St. Anton.

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