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News about the KAT Walk

Are there any blocked routes? Which cable cars and huts are open? When do trains/buses travel?

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Start of the 2020 hiking year

Latest news on your stretch of the route

Just click on your daily stage in the interactive map of the Kitzbüheler Alpen and get all the latest information:

  • Latest condition of the route
  • Huts with opening hours
  • Cable cars with operating hours

The information is continually updated.

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Current diversion: KAT Walk Alpine stage 1

Update 18.08.2020 (at least for next few weeks work in progress) Due to a storm, a section of the KAT Walk Alpine stage 1 (between Hopfgarten, Schönbachtal and Penningberg)is unfortunately no longer passable. We will of course endeavor to make the path accessible again as soon as possible, but it will take some time and at the moment we have redirected:

Briefly to the provisional route: Information office Hopfgarten - pedestrian underpass at Raiffeisenbank - cool air towards Fischteich - before Fischteich turn left onto the forest road towards Grafenweg - past old farms - at 'Platzernbauern' cross Grafenweger Straße - continue towards Penningberg - after approx. 1.5 km you end up in the original KAT Walk. The detour is approx. 1.8 km longer, i.e. approx. 20-30 min longer walking time. Please download pdf:

Weather on the KAT Walk

How will the weather be on the Kitzbüheler Horn - the highest point of the KAT Walk?

  • KAT Walk Kitzbüheler Alpen hiking trail leads past grazing livestock
    KAT Walk Alpine stage 6 / Compact stage 5 leads past a few grazing areas.
  • KAT Walk rainy days
    Should it rain, you can choose to hike with rain gear or take a day off to travel by public transport to the next stage.
  • KAT Walk Kitzbüheler Alpen lush green Alpine meadows
    Lush green Alpine meadows and stunning mountain summits await long-distance hikers on the KAT Walk.

Today

2020-10-24

Sleet or rain will continue into the afternoon, then the clouds will break up slowly.

Kitzbüheler Horn-Gipfel

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Data provision by ZAMG

MorningAfternoonEvening

    Morning

  • 7am-12pmrain and snow, mainly cloudy
  • whatshotTemperature1 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation90 % (4.9 mm)
  • flagWindNordwest 17 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk5 %

    Afternoon

  • 12pm -6pm thick clouds, some rain
  • whatshotTemperature2 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation80 % (0.8 mm)
  • flagWindNordwest 13 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

    Evening

  • 6pm-12ammainly cloudy, some sun
  • whatshotTemperature2 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation45 % (0.1 mm)
  • flagWindNordwest 9 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

Livecam

Tomorrow 2020-10-25

Some clouds in the morning, lateron much sunshine and hardly any clouds

MorningAfternoon

    Morning

  • 7am-12pmmainly sunny
  • whatshotTemperature6 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation0 % (0 mm)
  • flagWindSuedwest 9 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

    Afternoon

  • 12pm -6pm sunny
  • whatshotTemperature7 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation0 % (0 mm)
  • flagWindSued 10 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

Tomorrow 2020-10-26

Sunny in the morning, later increasingly cloudy and rain or snow will set in towards evening.

MorningAfternoon

    Morning

  • 7am-12pmsunny
  • whatshotTemperature6 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation5 % (0 mm)
  • flagWindSuedwest 9 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

    Afternoon

  • 12pm -6pm mainly sunny
  • whatshotTemperature4 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation30 % (0 mm)
  • flagWindSued 13 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

Tomorrow 2020-10-27

Snowfall will persist into the afternoon, then the clouds will break up towards evening.

MorningAfternoon

    Morning

  • 7am-12pmheavy snow shower, mainly cloudy
  • whatshotTemperature-3 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation90 % (16.4 mm)
  • flagWindNordwest 7 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

    Afternoon

  • 12pm -6pm moderate snow shower, mainly cloudy
  • whatshotTemperature-3 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation80 % (4.4 mm)
  • flagWindWest 6 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

Tomorrow 2020-10-28

Mostly cloudy through the day with a chance of occasional sunny spells.

MorningAfternoon

    Morning

  • 7am-12pmsunny and cloudy
  • whatshotTemperature2 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation10 % (0 mm)
  • flagWindWest 13 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

    Afternoon

  • 12pm -6pm compact clouds
  • whatshotTemperature1 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation10 % (0.1 mm)
  • flagWindWest 23 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

Public transport timetable

When do trains and buses run from one stage finish to the others?

Feeling tired or would you prefer to spend the day in the valley? No problem, you can just take public transport to the next resort. With a Kitzbüheler Alpen guest card you can enjoy a lot of discounts as well as free use of local trains between Wörgl and Hochfilzen. Some buses are also included in the offer. Exceptions to free public transport apply to guest cards for stays in Kitzbühel

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Arrival and departure

Arrival and departure
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Public transport will take you comfortably and easily to the start of the KAT Walk. At the end of the long-distance hike you can return there within an hour on public transport for free with your Kitzbüheler Alpen guest card.

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Cable cars on the KAT Walk

Where can I shorten the route on the KAT Walk with the cable car? When do the cable cars open?

Saving tip: summer card for cable car shortcuts

Saving tip: summer card for cable car shortcuts
Saving tip: summer card for cable car shortcuts

For all those who want to use the cable cars as much as possible on the KAT Walk Compact to shorten the route, we recommend buying a Kitzbüheler Alpen summer card! All the details and prices ...

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Kitzbüheler Alpen guest card

What advantages do I have with the guest card?

The Kitzbüheler Alpen Card

The Kitzbüheler Alpen Card
The Kitzbüheler Alpen Card

Find out about your personal advantage card for the Kitzbüheler Alpen. Your guest card = travel ticket for local public transport. Use the included transport offering and the many other additional offers and discounts.

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