Stripsenjochhaus in the Kaiser Mountains, © OeAV Kufstein
Stripsenjochhaus in the Kaiser Mountains, © OeAV Kufstein

Mountain Hike
Kaisertal - Stripsenjochhaus

In 2016 the Kaisertal Valley was voted the "most beautiful place in Austria" by the viewers of Austria's national broadcaster ORF. Visitors to these charming valley in the east of Tirol will immediately realise why. This relatively long but easy hike takes walkers through the area between the Wilder Kaiser Mountains and the Zahmer Kaiser Mountains. It starts in Ebbs near Kufstein and leads to the Stripsenjochhaus (1,580 metres) and back. A little above the hut is the Tavonaro-Kreuz, a spectacular wooden cross high in the mountains offering fantastic views of the surrounding region. This hike is also suitable for families with children, though good fitness levels are required. Along the route is the "Sagenweg" adventure trail with four outdoor play areas.

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Starting point  

Kaisertal car park, Ebbs-Eichelwang

Hike to

Kaisertal, Stripsenjochhaus

Finishing point

Kaisertal car park, Ebbs-Eichelwang

Mountain chain

Kaiser Mountains


23.6 km

Total hiking time



  • Wheelchair-accessible Hiking Route
  • Circular hike

Difficulty rating

intermediate (red mountain trails)


1,580m 495m

Elevation uphill 1,250m
Vertical metres downhill 1,250m

Best time of year



* 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

Bus route 1, get off at stop Ebbs Eichelwang


Kaisertal car park

Places serving food & drink

  • Stripsenjochhaus (May until October)
  • Hans-Berger-Haus (May until October)
  • Anton-Karg-Haus (May until October)
  • Gasthof Veitenhof (Wednesday until Sunday, open all year)
  • Pfandlhof (open all year, closed on Thursdays)

Trail description

The hike starts at the Kaisertal car park in Ebbs. From there, walkers must climb the 280 steps of the "Kaisertalaufstieg" before continuing along the wide path to the Veitenhof, the Pfandlhof and then on to the Hinterbärenbad. After a further 30 minutes you will reach the Hans-Berger Haus (936 metres). From there, take the narrow trail uphill to the Stripsenjochhaus (1,580 metres). Return along the way you came.

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Ihr Ziel: Kaisertal - Stripsenjochhaus (47.594026,12.188993)

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