St. Jakob i.H. - Buchensteinwand / Jakobskreuz


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  • access_time4:10 hDuration
  • arrow_right_alt4,6 kmDistance
  • terrain1456 mHighest point
  • trending_up620 mUphill
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Tour information

From the village centre along the main road in the direction of the Pillersee cable car. At Pension Elisabeth, turn right downhill, past the football pitch and continue along the Buchensteinwand circular trail towards Fieberbrunn. At the next junction, turn right along the circular trail to the signpost "Buchensteinwand - Jakobskreuz über Katzeneck". Following the signpost, the ascent leads over the Katzeneck. Cross the mountain meadow below the summit and follow the path to the Buchensteinwand - Jakobskreuz.
Return via the same route. Alternatives: via the Kröpflalm (1:15h walking time), the Kammbergalm (1:30h walking time) or take the chairlift down to the valley.


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St. Jakob i.H. - Buchensteinwand / Jakobskreuz


  • check medium difficulty / red mountain path
  • Asphalt, gravel, forest trail
  • Breathable outdoor clothing, sturdy shoes, food (snack, drinks), sun protection (sunglasses, sunscreen & cap), rain protection, cash; guest card if bus is used.
  • Coming from Fieberbrunn or Waidring via the L2 Pillerseestraße to St. Jakob in Haus. 
  • By bus: Bus connection from Ellmau / Kitzbühel / St. Johann i.T. / Lofer and within the PillerseeTal region. Bus stop St. Jakob i. H. primary schools. Bus free of charge with guest card.
  • Car park village centre primary school

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