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Schröcken | to the hotel at the lake

Winter hiking · Bregenzerwald
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  • Körbersee im Winter
    / Körbersee im Winter
    Photo: Friedrich Böhringer, Bregenzerwald Tourismus GmbH
  • / Feldkreuz am Hochtannbergpass
    Photo: Friedrich Böhringer, Bregenzerwald Tourismus GmbH
  • / Winterwanderer
    Photo: Ludwig Berchtold, Bregenzerwald Tourismus GmbH
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Gentle ramble at altitudes above 1,600 m on prepared hiking paths.
easy
5.4 km
2:00 h
90 m
90 m
From the Hochtannberg pass (1,676 m), you follow the hiking path close to the road (take the right path for the circuit), pas the Körber cross and take a considerable hike up to the Witelesattel (1,750 m) and then down to the Hotel Körbersee (1,665 m). If the snow conditions are good, it is worth following this up by taking another walk around the frozen Körbersee. If you take the right piste on the way back too, you will enjoy a circuit via various path.

Author’s recommendation

A drink/food:
Valley station of the Saloberkopf cable car, Hotel Körbersee
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Author
Elisabeth Schneider
Updated: November 22, 2017
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,745 m
Lowest point
1,655 m
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Safety information

Safety instructions
EMERGENCY CALL:
140 Alpine emergency Austria
144 Alpine emergency Vorarlberg
112 Euro-emergency call
www.vorarlberg.travel/sicherheitstipps

Start

Hochtannberg pass (1,664 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.268190, 10.127240
DMS
47°16'05.5"N 10°07'38.1"E
UTM
32T 585268 5235584
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Destination

Hochtannberg pass

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Hochtannberg pass (1,676 m), you follow the hiking path close to the road (take the right path for the circuit), pas the Körber cross and take a considerable hike up to the Witelesattel (1,750 m) and then down to the Hotel Körbersee (1,665 m). If the snow conditions are good, it is worth following this up by taking another walk around the frozen Körbersee. If you take the right piste on the way back too, you will enjoy a circuit via various path.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

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Getting there

From Germany:
Motorway Lindau, Pfänder Tunnel, Exit Dornbirn Nord - Bregenzerwald - Egg - Mellau - Au - Schröcken

Motorway Kempten - Immenstadt - Oberstaufen - border crossing Springen-Aach - Lingenau - Egg - Au - Schröcken

Garmisch-Partenkirchen or Füssen - Reutte (Tirol) - Lechtal - Warth - Schröcken


From Switzerland:
Motorway St. Gallen - St. Margrethen/Au - Lustenau - Dornbirn - Bregenzerwald - Egg - Mellau - Au - Schröcken.

From Austria:
Inntal-Motorway - Innsbruck - St. Anton - Arlbergpaß - Lech - Warth (at winter closure Arlbergtunnel - Dornbirn) - Schröcken


Parking

Parking at the valley station of the Saloberkopf cable car

Coordinates

DD
47.268190, 10.127240
DMS
47°16'05.5"N 10°07'38.1"E
UTM
32T 585268 5235584
w3w 
///deceives.monthly.avoiding
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

- waterproof footwear
- warm outerwear

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.4 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
90 m
Descent
90 m
Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available Family friendly Way cleared
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
afternoon

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