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Gerstinger Joch

One step closer to heaven

Gerstinger Joch with its 2,035 m is accessible from both side valleys of Brixental Valley, Spertental and Windautal valleys. From both sides, a difficult hiking trail leads up to the summit, so you should be sure-footed and not too scared of heights.

Data & Facts

  • checkDuration: 5.5 hours

  • checkDistance: 12.2 km

  • checkHighest point: 2,035 m

  • checkElevation gain uphill: 1,200

  • checkElevation drop downhill: 800

  • checkLevel: difficult / black mountain path

  • checkEquipment: alpine mountain equipment

  • checkStarting point: Gasthaus Steinberg hotel in Windautal Valley

Special waypoints:
Part of the hike leads along the KAT-Walk, the long-distance hiking trail through the Kitzbühel Alps

Snack stops: Gasthaus Steinberg, Alpengasthof Labalm

Traversing the Gerstinger Joch (ridge)

  • directions_walkMediumLevel
  • access_time5:00 hDuration
  • arrow_right_alt12,2 kmDistance
  • terrain2035 mHighest point
  • trending_up1200 mUphill
  • trending_down800 mDownhill
  • Details
  • Mountain pond on the way
    On the way, you’ll come past a small mountain pond
  • Mystical ambience on Gerstinger Joch
    There is a mystical ambience on the way to Gerstinger Joch.
  • Pure nature on Gerstinger Joch
    On a hike you can experience great views.
  • Narrow summit ridge
    Those who want to make their way up to the summit of Gerstinger Joch mustn’t be too afraid of heights. The hiking trail leads across a narrow ridge.
  • Sunset on Gerstinger Joch
    Be it rocky or grassy mountains, in the Kitzbühel Alps there is something for all hiking fans.
  • Divine views on Gerstinger Joch
    On Gerstinger Joch you’ll find divine views.
  • Hiking trail Gerstinger Joch
    The hike to Gerstinger Joch is not easy, you do need some fitness and surefootedness.

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