Reuttener Hahnenkamm, © Naturparkregion Reutte / Robert Eder
Reuttener Hahnenkamm, © Naturparkregion Reutte / Robert Eder
Reuttener Hahnenkamm, © Naturparkregion Reutte / Robert Eder
Reuttener Hahnenkamm, © Naturparkregion Reutte / Robert Eder

Circular Hike
Reuttener Hahnenkamm

The ten-kilometre-long circular hike on the Hahnenkamm mountain has plenty of fine views taking in the Zugspitze, the Lechtal Alps and the Tannheimer Tal Valley. Rated of intermediate difficulty, it takes around five hours to complete and leads past several huts serving food and drink: Lechaschauer Alm, Gehrenalpe, Schneetalalm and Panoramarestaurant Hahnenkamm.

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Starting point  

Top of Hahnenkammbahn cable car

Hike to

Hahnenkamm, Lechaschauer Alpe, Gehrenalpe, Schneid (2,009 metres)

Finishing point

Top of Hahnenkammbahn cable car

Mountain chain

Allgäu Alps


10 km

Total hiking time

5 h 9 min


  • Wheelchair-accessible Hiking Route
  • Circular hike

Difficulty rating

difficult (black trails)


2,009m 1,614m

Elevation uphill 775m
Vertical metres downhill 775m

Fitness level


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 110, get off at stop Höfen Tourismusbüro


Bottom of the Hahnenkammbahn cable car


Places serving food and drink

  • Lechaschauer Alm (late May until late October)
  • Gehrenalpe (mid-May until late October)
  • Schneetalalm (late May until late October)
  • Panoramarestaurant Hahnenkamm (late May until late September)
  • Höfener Alm (late May until mid-October)
  • Singerhütte (early June until early October)


Trail description

Take the Hahnenkammbahn cable car up onto the mountain. The hike begins at the top of the cable car. Follow the signs for Lechaschauer Alm heading north. When you get to the Lechaschauer Alm hut, take the trail to Gehrenalpe. From there, climb up to the Gehrenjoch ridge and then on to Schneid (2,009 metres), the highest point on the hike. From there, head back down to the Sabachjoch ridge. After another short climb and a flat section, hikers reach theSchneetalalm. Continue for around 500 metres to the Tiefjoch ridge. Finally, take in the peak of the Hahnenkamm mountain (1,938 metres) and from there head back to the top of the cable car.

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Ihr Ziel: Reuttener Hahnenkamm (47.4941,10.66211)

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