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Walser Trail

· 3 reviews · Trail running · Kleinwalsertal
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  • Walser Trail Challenge
    / Walser Trail Challenge
    Photo: Dominik Berchtold, CC BY, Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
  • / Innere Kuhgehrenalpe
    Photo: Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen, Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
  • / Start Walser Trail
    Photo: Dominik Berchtold, Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
  • / Eindrucksvoller Blick von der Fiderescharte auf den Allgäuer Hauptkamm, in der Mitte Trettachspitze und Mädelegabel
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Editors
  • / Fiderepasshütte und Oberstdorfer Hammerspitze von der Fiderescharte
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Editors
1200 1500 1800 2100 2400 2700 m km 5 10 15 20 25 Alpe Widderstein (GenussHütte) Bärgunthütte (GenussHütte) Widdersteinhütte Mindelheimer Hütte Fiderescharte (2214 m) Fiderepasshütte Innere Kuhgehrenalpe Zwerenalpe

The Walser Trail is part of the Walser Trail Challenge.

more informatione on www.trailchallenge.at

difficult
27.5 km
6:05 h
1554 m
1654 m
Demanding trail running route. The Walser Trail is part of the Walser Trail Challenge and is mostly used as a training route.
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Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen

Updated: March 21, 2019

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2199 m
Lowest point
1060 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Bärgunthut (Gourmet hut)
Innere Kuhgehrenalpe
Alpe Widderstein (Gourmet hut)
Mindelheimer Hütte
Widdersteinhütte
Fiderepasshütte
Zwerenalpe

Safety information

Emergency Numbers 
EMERGENCY: 
140 Alpine Emergencies Austria wide 
144 Alpine Emergencies Vorarlberg 
112 Euro-Emergencies (works with every mobile network) 
     
www.vorarlberg.travel/sicherheitstipps

Tips, hints and 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.

Start

Baad (1220 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.309489, 10.122054
UTM
32T 584810 5240167

Destination

Riezlern

Turn-by-turn directions

Start of this trail is in Baad. Past the Bärgun hut, you will reach the Widderstein hut. From here via the Gemstelkoblat to the Mindelheimer hut and on the Krumbacher Höhenweg to the Fiederescharte. From the Fiederescharte it goes down in the direction of Fiederepass. Downhill past Wannenalp to the inner Kuhgehrenalp. Here it goes up again to Kuhgehrenscharte. From here downhill over the Zwerenalpe to Riezlern. More information at:

www.trailchallenge.at

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Leave the car where it is!

The Walserbus is a convenient way to reach your starting point. Line 1 takes you to the village Baad. For this tour you need to get off at the bus stop "Baad". Way back: bus line 1 from "Riezlern Post".

>>> Timetable Walserbus

Getting there

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.

Parking

A parking area (fee required) is located directly by the starting point.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
27.5 km
Duration
6:05 h
Ascent
1554 m
Descent
1654 m
Public transport friendly In and out

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