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  • MediumLevel
  • access_time6:30 hDuration
  • arrow_right_alt16,3 kmDistance
  • terrain2361 mHighest point
  • trending_up1190 mUphill
  • trending_down1190 mDownhill
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Tristkopf, Kelchsau

Tour information

Go by car to the tollgate Zwieselbrücke at the end of Kelchsau. Keep to the left and follow the road to Kurzer Grund and to the inn Gasthof Wegscheid. Leave your car at the parking area there and walk along the forest path until the first turn.
Follow the sign-posted path until shortly before the Neue Bamberger Hütte. At the entrance of the mountain pasture Kuhwildalm take the forest path on the left and head on uphill to Streifeldalm (1982 m), At the dairy farm buildings (way marks for Tristkopf and Kröndl on the stable), a mountain path leads you to the Nandernachjoch at 2100 m above sea level, the border to Salzburg.
Now walk along the mountain crest up to the well visible cross on the summit of the Tristkopf.
There is an alternative for your way back, leading you via Nandernachjoch to Markkirchl and further on back to the Neue Bamberger Hütte.
(Hiking time: 7 ½ hours, route length: 14 km)

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  • check medium difficulty / red mountain path
  • Hiking trail, forest road
  • Breathable outdoor clothing
    sufficient food and water
    First aid kit
    Mobile phone with full battery & charger
    Hiking map & guide literature
    Possibly a GPS device or download the GPS data to your mobile phone
    Sun protection (sunglasses, sunscreen & cap)
    Rainwear & cash
  • From Innsbruck/Munich: A12 exit Wörgl Ost - feeder road B178 towards St. Johann i. T. & Kitzbühel - after the tunnel exit towards Hopfgarten - at the roundabout take the B170 towards Hopfgarten - turn right after the underpass and cross  the bridge towards Kelchsau - into the valley on the L205 Kelchsauer Straße approx. 10 km to the toll station (car toll EUR 5.-) - after the toll station turn left – into the Kurzer Grund valley to Gasthof Wegscheid.

    From Kitzbühel: B170 Brixentalstraße direction Wörgl - in Hopfgarten before the second railway underpass turn left over the bridge direction Kelchsau - approx. 10 km to toll station (car toll EUR 5,-) - after toll station turn left – into the Kurzer Grund valley to Gasthof Wegscheid

  • Free parking at the toll station car park in Kelchsau. 

    Parking at Gasthof Wegscheid (road toll €5,00)

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