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Gehrenspitze Trail

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Difficulty:schwer
Distance:5,9 km
Ascent:804 m
Descent:803 m
Duration:01:15 h
Deepest point:1070 m
Highest point:1858 m
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Landscape:


  • Crisp run, which is rewarded with a great view

    Spread over only 3 km wait here crisp 800 meters. From below, it goes steeply uphill and through the forest over a root path up to the top of the Gehrenspitze, which offers a beautiful view of the Kleinwalsertal and the neighboring Allgäu.

    On warm days on the way back, cool your feet in the Kneipp basin.

    Author: Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
    letzte Änderung: 16.06.2020

  • Difficulty:schwer
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    Altitude: 1858 m 1070 m Best season:
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    EMERGENCY NUMBERS 

    140 Alpine Emergencies Austria wide 

    144 Alpine Emergencies Vorarlberg 

    112 Euro-Emergencies (works with every mobile network)

    www.vorarlberg.travel/sicherheitstipps

    More info & links:

    Hiking trails, huts and attractions can also be found in the nature adventure map, which can be purchased at the tourist office in Hirschegg.

  • Directions

    Let’s start at Almhof Rupp. The tarred road quickly turns into a gravel road that goes steeply upwards. At the mountain station of the Kessler lift, follow the narrow path through the meadow to the Wassertretbecken Schwand. Turn right before the treading basin and follow the path upwards. About a root path, it is now briskly up. After about 20-25 minutes you reach the Riezler Alp. Here follow the path to the right to Gehrenspitze. Descend over the same way or continue towards Kanzelwandbahn and over Speichersee and gun barrel back to the Riezler Alp and from there to Riezlern to the casino and easy run out to the starting point.

    Start Riezlern
    Coordinates:
    Geogr. 47.355719 N 10.183852 E
    Destination Riezlern
  • Public transportation:

    Leave the car where it is!

    The Walserbus is a convenient way to reach your starting point. Line 1 takes you to the village Riezlern. For this tour you need to get off at the bus stop “Riezlern Post”.

    >>> Timetable Walserbus

    Approach:

    Most routes from Germany lead to Ulm before carrying on along the A7. Take the Allgäu junction over a section of the A980 to the Waltenhofen junction, then take the 4- lane B19 via Sonthofen and Oberstdorf to Kleinwalsertal. From Austria (Vorarlberg) and Switzerland you reach the Kleinwalsertal via the Bregenzerwald (Hittisau) – Riedbergpass – Fischen – Oberstdorf. From Tyrol the fastest route is over the A7 to Kempten carrying on along the B19 direction Oberstdorf. A motorway vignette is not required to reach the valley.


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    Park:

     parking area (fee required) is located close to the starting point.