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Hiking area full of variety at the Kitzsteinhorn and the Maiskogel

High alpine adventure even to the summit region of the Kitzsteinhorn and relaxed walking across green alpine meadows at the Maiskogel attracts mountain fans, nature lovers and young hiking heroes to the hiking area of Kitzsteinhorn and Maiskogel


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Guided tours

Weekly guided hiking tours at the Kitzsteinhorn

Hiking tips

Hiking trail tips for your summer holiday

This hike across alpine pastures to mountain huts is easy, filled with variety and very suitable for families as well as nature lovers.
From the town center of Kaprun, you will first enjoy a comfortable lift ride on the MK Maiskogelbahn up to the Maiskogel mountain terminal at 1570 m. This is where the actual Hut Tour begins.

  • Difficulty: blue/easy
  • Length: 4 km
  • Altitude metres: 130

A pram-friendly path: Start out from the Maiskogel mountain terminal, to the Unterbergalm, the Alpengasthaus Glocknerblick or the Maiskogel Alm Ranch.

Leisurely, eventful circular hiking tour from the Alpincenter to the glacier moraine with beautiful views to the glacier, the glacier lake and into the valley.

  • Difficulty: intermediate
  • Duration: 30 min.

This high alpine hiking tour starts at the Alpincenter and leads across the impressive high route with diverse alpine flora and unique panoramic views to the Maiskogel. From there it's back to Kaprun either conveniently by cable car (MK Maiskogelbahn) or on foot.

  • Difficulty: intermediate
  • Duration: 4 h to the MK Maiskogelbahn mountain station / 6 h to Kaprun
  • Altitude metres: 350

TIP: Free of charge hiking maps are available at the cash desks or the InfoService at the Alpincenter.

Tip for a stop

Restaurant Gletschermühle, 2,450 m

Enjoy a stop at Restaurant Gletschermühle in the Alpincenter in 2,450 metres above sea level after a hiking tour with many impressive views. Here you take a well-deserved break on the spacious, wind-protected sun terrace. The kitchen team treats you to regional specialities and traditional Austrian fare.