Hiking in the Wilder Kaiser region

Hiking adventures with your family, meditative or adventure hiking: There are numerous hiking ways and styles

The surroundings of the five star superior hotel Kaiserhof in Ellmau provides a large choice of hiking routes of all difficulty levels. More than 700 km of marked hiking paths take you safely across the mountain range of the Kitzbühel Alps, one of the most beautiful regions in Tyrol.

Experience high emotions on the mountain and recharge your batteries! Both adventurers and those looking for relaxation enjoy hiking in their own way.

We also offer guided hiking tours. We will be glad to help you with our advice and hiking tips!

Nordic Walking

This joint-friendly trend sport is a first-class health programme! The use of the sticks turns walking into an endurance sport that also trains the muscles of the upper body. Nordic Walking strengthens the entire musculoskeletal system, can help you lose weight and is very easy to learn.

Safely exploring
the Wilder Kaiser

Alpine school Schonner

Mountain guide Andreas Schonner takes you safely to the summit. Thanks to his expertise and experience in the Wilder Kaiser region, you can fully enjoy your climb and the beautiful view. Surefootedness and a head for heights are the most important prerequisites for hikes and climbs in the Kaiser mountains. This also applies if a certified mountain guide accompanies you, of course.

Contact: Alpinschule Schonner, Ellmau am Wilden Kaiser, +43 (0)664 4541216, info@alpinistik.com


Winter hiking tours in the region around Ellmau

The Wilder Kaiser region and its sunny valleys, nestled between the hilly foothills of the Kitzbühel Alps and the gently rising slopes of the Wilder Kaiser, invite you to go on romantic winter hikes! You will find several entrances in the vicinity of our spa hotel Kaiserhof.

More than 125km of groomed hiking paths lead you through the natural landscape around Ellmau. Take a stroll across glittering snowfields, enjoy the fresh winter air and listen to the crunching sound of the snow under your feet!

Winter hiking trails in the four “Kaiser villages” Ellmau, Going, Scheffau and Söll

Ellmau has 39 kilometres of winter hiking trails. One of our recommendation is the hike along the cross-country ski track and then up to the “Wochenbrunneralm” at 1,080 metres. As a reward, you can stop off at a cosy alpine hut and enjoy an exceptionally beautiful view of the valley.

The neighbouring municipality “Going” provides more than 33 kilometres of romantic winter tours through snowy forests and panoramic walks – up to the “Hollenauer Kreuz”, for example. You will not find any better close-up view of the Wilder Kaiser!

The “Blaikenrunde” walk from the church in Scheffau and along farmhouses is equally beautiful. There are more than 32 winter hiking kilometres in Scheffau. Try the climb to the Hintersteiner Lake, for example. A walk along the path around this natural jewel in winter rewards the visitor with glittering images of snow and ice.

Söll has more than 22 kilometres of winter hiking trails. The “Pirchmooser” route, for example, leads you along the “Sunnseit trail” and past the “Pirchmooser chapel”: A beautiful, sunny route with numerous opportunities to stop off at restaurants and inns.

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