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Jubiläumssteig trail

Difficult

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1:00 h

1710 m

100 m

1.0 km

Type:

Hiking

Tour description

From the hiking starting point at the Wochenbrunner Alm mountain hut, there are three options for the approach: via trail/path 825 towards the Gruttenhütte mountain hut, via the Gaudeamushütte mountain hut and the Klammlweg trail (812/822 and 813/824) towards the Gruttenhütte, or via the Gaudeamushütte towards Ellmauer Tor rock saddle (812). Approach time: approx. 1.5 hours

To the east of the Gruttenhütte, follow the sign “Ellmauer Tor über Jubiläumssteig” until you reach the entrance to the Jubiläumssteig trail. Passing through unique countryside, the Jubiläumssteig trail is a very exposed, challenging mountain path that is largely secured with steel ropes and a number of stepping aids/ladders. Enjoy a close-up experience of the rocky landscapes through the fascinating “Wildes Schloss” (Wild Castle), as this area is known according to legend thanks to its many turrets, peaks, hollows and balconies. Savour the views both downwards and across the surrounding area.

Descent: Head downhill on path 812 from Ellmauer Tor in the direction of the Gaudeamushütte and continue to the Wochenbrunner Alm.
The Jubiläumssteig trail can be walked in both directions.

Surefootedness and above all a good head for heights are essential!
Recommended: HELMET, as well as a climbing harness and via ferrata set for inexperienced climbers.
A securing rope should also be used for children.

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  • Summer/Autumn
  • The composition of the trail varies between paths and rocky passages, some of which feature secured sections, as well as stepping aids and ladders.
  • Rucksack, sturdy hiking/mountaineering boots with anti-slip treaded soles, weather-appropriate hiking gear (breathable), a change of clothes, sun protection (sunglasses, sun cream, lip protection, headgear), waterproofs (rain jacket/poncho, pocket umbrella, rucksack protector), cold protection (hat, gloves), sufficient food and drink, hiking poles (height adjustable) if required, first aid kit incl. rescue blanket and bivouac sack, mobile phone with fully charged battery, headlamp, plastic bag for waste, hiking map, route description and information materials (GPX track), ID, insurance card, cash
    Helmet
    Additions if required: climbing harness and via ferrata set
  • Arrival:
    Heading from Wörgl or Kufstein on the B178 road, take the first exit to Ellmau and then take the first exit at the roundabout. Drive straight on until you reach the junction (green signs - leading towards KaiserBad/Kaisergebirge/Wochenbrunn). Turn left here, then turn right immediately after passing the bus stop. Follow the (toll) road until you reach the Wochenbrunner Alm car park.
    Heading from St. Johann on the B178 road, take the first exit to Ellmau and then drive straight on until you reach the junction (green signs – leading towards KaiserBad/Kaisergebirge/Wochenbrunn). Turn right here, then turn right again immediately after passing the bus stop. Follow the (toll) road until you reach the Wochenbrunner Alm car park.

    Parking:
    Wochenbrunner Alm mountain hut, Ellmau (1,085 m) – free car park (toll road)

    Public transport:
    In summer, you can catch the “Wandertaxi Wochenbrunner Alm” service from “Ellmau Dorf Bauhof” bus stop once a day. Alternatively, you can take a taxi.
    More Information on www.wilderkaiser.info

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