Taxi to Ellmau. We hike on a wide and easy trail to Gaudeamushütte. The trail up to Ellmauer Tor is very steep in some places and has steel cables for hand holds at one location. The magnificent views from Ellmauer Tor are well worth the effort! After a long rest we hike back to the valley.
Walking time: approx. 5 hours
Elevation gain: 1000 m
Difficulty: ### For experienced hikers who can safely negotiate difficult or rough terrain and exposed sections with handholds/cables. Prerequisites: sure-footedness and a good head for heights.
Effort Level: ### 900 - 1.400 meters elevation gain and loss
Hiking guides may change the tour program at their discretion due to adverse weather conditions and/or participants’ experience levels.
Hikers who show up with inappropriate gear will not be allowed to join the tour! All guided hikes are free of charge with St. Johann Card (without guest card € 10). Any cost for taxi and mountain lifts must be paid by the participants themselves. Dogs are not allowed! No registration required!
Equipment: sturdy hiking boots (no trainers!), appropriate clothing, water (!), snacks, rainwear, sun screen/sun protection, backpack and – optional – hiking poles. (Hiking poles can be rented at the tourist office.)