KB-Horn mit Kreuz und Blumen

Horn summit mountain trail

Panorama circular route on the Kitzbüheler Horn in St. Johann in Tirol!

Are you yearning for the breath-taking views to the mountains in Tirol? On the Horn summit mountain trail you get to enjoy a perfect view to the Wilder Kaiser and the surrounding mountains. The attractive panorama circular route around the summit of the Kitzbüheler Horn is one highlight among countless hiking routes. Here you get to hike right to the border amid Alpine pastures and cliffs. Breath-taking viewing points and stations tempt you to stay for a while and make the route an experience.


Horn-Gipfel-Höhenweg am Kitzbüheler Horn

Der Panorama-Rundweg mit Kaiserblick in St. Johann in Tirol!

Details & Facts

  • checkLocation: St. Johann in Tirol - Harschbichl

  • checkStart point: Harschbichlbahn mountain station

  • checkCar parking: Harschbichlbahn valley station

  • checkTotal route length: 6.2 km

  • checkDifficulty level: medium

  • checkWalking time: ca. 3.5 hours

  • checkSuitable for children and families: Yes

  • checkNegotiable with a pram: No

Starting point for the tour is the Harschbichl mountain station (1604m), to where you are conveyed conveniently in the gondola lift. From here, keep heading south and then via a steep, exposed path through the rocky summit of the Kitzbüheler Horn to the Horngipfel (1990 m). Enjoy a pause for breath here, before heading to the summit. Having arrived at the summit, to the east of the summit the descent on the narrow ridge to Hoferschneid now begins. Continue to the Huberalm. When the route branches off to the Huberalm, keep left along the path, which takes you back to the Harschbichl mountain station.

Kitzbüheler Horn via Horn-Gipfel-Höhenweg

  • directions_walkMediumLevel
  • access_time3:30 hDuration
  • arrow_right_alt6,1 kmDistance
  • terrain1992 mHighest point
  • trending_up507 mUphill
  • trending_down507 mDownhill
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Highlights of the tour

  • checkExciting route

  • checkUnique panoramic view

  • checkKitzbüheler Horn summit experience

  • KB Horn with cross and signposting
    Signposting on the Kitzbüheler Horn with summit cross.
  • Flower-filled pasture KB Horn
    Kitzbüheler Horn and flower-filled pastures, including panoramic views to the Harschbichlalm and St. Johann in Tirol.
  • Kb Horn and family
    Family on the Kitzbüheler Horn and view to St. Johann in Tirol.

Snack stop options

Alpine inns and mountain restaurants along the tour!


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