Walser Omgang hike - Recognize yourself - summer. An activating day tour
This hike is a sporting challenge, even though it does not lead to the peak of the Widderstein. This can of course still be unertaken, but it is only recommended for experienced hikers. If you don't set yourself a geographic goal on this Walser Omgang hike, you can take the time to focus yourself on your innermost core. The orange Walser Omgang symbol accompanies this day hike. Its activating character is meant to stimulate the body. The starting point is either from Baad via Bärgunttal or Bödmen via Gemsteltal.
Great tour from hut to hut – nevertheless be sure to bring enough water!
AuthorKleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
Updated: June 15, 2020
Rest StopBernhard's Gemstelalp
Bärgunthut (Gourmet hut)
Alpe Widderstein (Gourmet hut)
140 Alpine Emergencies Austria wide
144 Alpine Emergencies Vorarlberg
112 Euro-Emergencies (works with every mobile network)
Tips, hints and linksHiking trails, huts and attractions can also be found in the nature adventure map, which can be purchased at the tourist office in Hirschegg.
Getting thereMost 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.
ParkingA parking area (fee required) is located directly by the starting point.
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EquipmentSolid footwear (hiking boots) and hiking sticks. It is highly recommended that you bring/wear Weatherproof clothing. Check the weather forecast before undertaking this tour to avoid any unpleasent weather surprises.
For changing the range of view, push the arrows together.