Frequently asked questions

... and their answers

The following answers to tricky questions should help you tackle the KAT Walk without any problems.

Booking You can easily book the KAT Walk (all accommodations incl. luggage transport) on our website www.kat-walk.uk/booking.
Getting here by train The starting town of Hopfgarten is easy to get to by train. The train station is close to the centre of Hopfgarten.
Car parking Your car can be parked in Hopfgarten in the underground garage at the cable car for € 8 per day. Alternatively, you can park your car in a free public car parking area (Wasserfeld car park).
Dogs All stages have at least one accommodation provider where pets are permitted. The route is also suitable for dogs. Any extra costs for dogs are to be paid directly to the accommodation.
Hiking map A hiking map has been specifically prepared for the KAT Walk. You will receive one upon payment when you make a booking.
Luggage transport Luggage transport can be booked per individual. One piece of luggage no heavier than 20 kg is allowed per person. Further pieces of luggage can be added at the same price. Your luggage is picked up at 10 a.m. and is available in your next accommodation from around 3 p.m.
Hiking trail composition The KAT Walk is designated throughout as a ‘red’ hiking trail (moderate difficulty level). None of the climbing sections have secure roped areas.
Packed lunch Your accommodation provider can provide a packed lunch on request. This is paid for on site.
Stop-off options Alpine inns & guesthouses are available on several stages. Please check the Internet or enquire at your accommodation provider about opening times.
Short-cuts Cable cars: On some stages the local cable car can be used as a support aid. Cable car information can be found on our hiking map and our website. Please note the opening and operating hours.

Mountain Cart: You can use the Mountain Cart on Harschbichl as a short-cut on Alpine Stage 5 and Compact Stage 4.

Attention: Cable cars and the Mountain Cart are subject to additional charge

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