© Pitztal Tourismus
© Pitztal Tourismus

Alpine Walk
Mauchele Alm

Mountain air with the scent of the meadows. Not only is there fascinating nature in all alpine altitudes to discover in Kaunergrat Nature Park, but traditional cultural landscapes too. The “Pitztaler Almenweg - Pitztal Alpine Trail” connects Söllberg-, Mauchele-, Neuberg-, Tiefentalalm and the Arzler Alm together. They all lie at an altitude of around 1,800 metres and wonderful views of the Pitztal Valley and Kaunergrat open up along the trail. Predominantly stocked with young cattle, Mauchele Alm above the village of St. Leonhard in Pitztal is a charming alpine farm, where hikers and mountain bikers gather on beautiful summer days. They sit under the welcome shade offered by pine, larch and spruce trees, because the mountain hut is located beneath the tree line. Many visitors fortify themselves here for a particularly rewarding ascent to the idyllic Lake Brechsee - around 300 uphill metres and an hour’s walk away from Mauchele Alm

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Starting point  

Rehwald district/St. Leonhard

Finishing point

Rehwald district/St. Leonhard

Mountain chain

Ötztal Alps


8.6 km

Approximate hiking time

2 h 30 min


  • Wheelchair-accessible Hiking Route
  • Circular hike

Difficulty rating

easy (hiking trails)



Elevation uphill 570m
Vertical metres downhill 570m

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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.

Trail description

Mauchele Alm is best accessed from the St. Leonhard district of Rehwald. The trail from Alpengasthof Felsenhof to the alpine farm is also suitable for pushchairs.

Simply turn around and follow the same route back for your return journey.


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How to get here by plane, train, bus or car.

Your destination address: Rehwald 109, St. Leonhard im Pitztal

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