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Trailrunning Auenfeld & Kriegerhorn

Kriegerhorn with its summit cross at an altitude of 2.173 m

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Difficulty:schwer
Distance:20,6 km
Ascent:1025 m
Descent:1025 m
Duration:04:00 h
Deepest point:1396 m
Highest point:2167 m
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  • Demanding trail running round with flowing sections and strenuous climbs. Ideal practice lap for competitions or long practice round for training uphill passages.

    This round leads first along the Lechweg to the Bodenalpe. Then follows the Auenfeld, a beautiful and very flowing section, ideal for all runners. The ascent to the summit of the Kriegerhorn, on the other hand, is again very steep and demanding in the end, but the view from the summit is all the more beautiful. The steep descent to Zug is perfect for training the controlled downhill run. Along the Lech it goes then again leisurely back to Lech. A great round for enduring trail runners and mountain runners.

    The summit of the Kriegerhorn is perfect for a few yoga or stretching exercises in the great outdoors before returning to the valley.

    Lech Zürs Tourismus GmbH

    Presented by: Lech Zürs Tourismus GmbH, Author: Hannes Heigenhauser
    letzte Änderung: 15.10.2018

  • Difficulty:schwer
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    Altitude: 2167 m 1396 m Best season:
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    Equipment:

    Trail running equipment, good shoes and sufficient food.

    More info & links:

    www.lechzuers.com

  • Directions

    From the centre of Lech follow the Lechweg in the direction of Stubenbach. About one kilometre after Stubenbach you turn left and reach the Bodenalpe. A steep meadow is the first challenge of this tour, which should not consume too many grains. Then it goes over a forest path in the direction of Bürstegg. But at saddle level you turn left before the Bürstegg towards Karhorn / Auenfeld. This is where the flowy section begins, which doesn’t stop at the end of the Auenfeld.  Over the hilly terrain we always have a view to the Omeshorn over the beautiful Auenfeld, at the end of which the Skyspace Lech is waiting. After the Skyspace Lech we follow the road nac up towards Kriegeralpe. After the Kriegeralpe we go over the reservoir to the summit of the Kriegerhorn. Here you can let your gaze wander and pause for a moment. After a short break from the summit, follow the path to Balmalp and walk down a steep path to Zug. The descent is steep, ideal for intensive training downhill. In Zug you follow the signs to the fishpond and walk along the Lech back to Lech. 

    Start Lech Zürs Tourist Information
    Coordinates:
    Geogr. 47.208705 N 10.141904 E
    Destination Lech Zürs Tourist Information
  • Public transportation:

    By train to Langen am Arlberg station or St. Anton am Arlberg. From there, buses (No. 91 +92) run regularly to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

    Approach:

     From Germany: Take the A96 motorway to Bregenz from there on the A14 motorway to Bludenz, continue on the S16 to the Lech Zürs am Arlberg exit. Follow the B197 up to Alpe Rauz, turn left here onto the B198 through Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

     

    From Switzerland: Via the A13 motorway and the Feldkirch, Hohenems or Lustenau border crossing on the A14 motorway to Bludenz. Continue on the S16 until exit Lech Zürs am Arlberg. Follow the B197 up to Alpe Rauz, turn left here onto the B198 through Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

     

    From Austria: Via the Inntalautobahn A12 and then via the S16 to the exit St. Anton am Arlberg (Arlberg Pass). Follow the B197 first through St. Anton, then through St. Christoph and over the Arlbergpass to Alpe Rauz. Turn right here onto the B198, drive through Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.


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    Park:

    You can either park your vehicle directly at your host or park it in the underground garage in Anger. The underground car park is located directly in the centre of town opposite Raiffeisenbank Lech.