Kitzbüheler Horn im Sommer

Kitzbüheler Horn, 1996 m

The striking mountain with its radio tower in St. Johann in Tirol!

The Kitzbüheler Horn is the heart of the St. Johann in Tirol region. With its elevation of 1996 m only just misses out on that two-thousand metre mark. The radio tower, 102 metres in height, is the finishing touch at the tip of the mountain, and is almost like a landmark. A hike to the Kitzbüheler Horn is a "must-do" for all holiday guests in the St. Johann in Tirol region. Every hiker is rewarded with a breath-taking panorama view to the Hohe Tauern, the Venediger Group, Kaiser Mountains, Steinplatte, Loferer, Leoganger Steinberge and many more. To start a circular hike which has plenty of views Horn summit mountain trail, you can take the Cable car St. Johann in Tirol up to the Harschbichl (1604 m). Storm the summit cross on the Kitzbüheler Horn!

  • Kitzbüheler Horn and couple
    The Kitzbüheler Horn in the summer with a couple hiking.
  • KB-Horn with cross and flowers
    Summit cross Kitzbüheler Horn, with views to the Wilder Kaiser.
  • KB-Horn panoramic view
    Panoramic view from the Kitzbüheler Horn to St. Johann in Tirol and the Wilder Kaiser.
  • Flower-filled meadow KB-Horn
    Kitzbüheler Horn and flower-filled meadow, and panoramic view to the Harschbichlalm and St. Johann in Tirol.
  • Kitzbüheler Horn in the summer
    View from the Kitzbüheler Horn and the transmitter in the summer.
  • Kb Horn and a family
    Family on the Kitzbüheler Horn, with views to St. Johann in Tirol.
  • KB-Horn with cross and signpost
    Signpost on the Kitzbüheler Horn and summit cross.

Horn summit mountain trail

Details & facts about the Panorama circular route!

  • checkType: Circular hike

  • checkDuration: ca. 3.5 hours

  • checkDistance: ca. 6.2 km

  • checkHighest point: 1964 m

  • checkMetres ascent: 600 m

  • checkMetres descent: 600 m

  • checkLevel: Medium / Red mountain path

  • checkEquipment: Good mountaineering shoes, supplies (food, drink), clothing that is suited to the weather conditions

  • checkStart point: Harschbichl mountain station

Snack stop options

Inns and mountain restaurants along the tour!


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Latest weather forecast for the St. Johann in Tirol region!

    Today 2023-12-07

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  • flash_onThunderstorm risk0 %

    Tomorrow 2023-12-08

  • mainly cloudy, some sun
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  • opacityPrecipitation75 % (4.1 mm)
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    Tomorrow 2023-12-09

  • rain, snow, sun and clouds
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  • wb_sunnyMax.3 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation70 % (3.6 mm)
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    Tomorrow 2023-12-10

  • sun, clouds, rain
  • ac_unitMin.-1 °C
  • wb_sunnyMax.5 °C
  • opacityPrecipitation55 % (1 mm)
  • flagWindSuedwest 5 km/h
  • flash_onThunderstorm risk25 %