Hike Zell am Ziller – Rosenalm – Kreuzjoch in the Zillertal: Position on map

Hike Zell am Ziller – Rosenalm – Kreuzjoch

Zell am Ziller – Rosenalm – Kreuzjoch

Elevation

Min: 5663 ft
Max: 8301 ft
Uphill: 2844 ft
Downhill: 187 ft
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last update on Sep 12, 2016
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Difficulty
Advanced
Distance: 4.46 miles
Duration:5 h
Min: 5663 ft
Max: 8301 ft
Uphill: 2844 ft
Downhill: 187 ft

Trail characteristics

Forest track
Hiking trail
Experts only

Interesting facts

  • You're traveling a distance of 4 miles on this strenuous trail. The hike is therefore not too long. The average length of all hikes in Tyrol is 9 miles.
  • You're facing an uphill climb of 867 vertical meters on this hike. The highest point of the track is 8301 ft above sea level.
  • Make sure to bring sturdy footwear on this track. Hiking boots are highly recommended. There are places to buy beverages and food along the track. However it’s always recommended to bring enough water and food along with you.

Route description

From the starting point of the tour, the Rosenalm at 1744 metres/ 1907 yards altitude, the tour will lead out of the valley. At the cattle grid, which is just at a junction, you'll turn right. The way will slightly steeply lead upwards to the Gründlalm, which offers food and beverages. Once there, you'll turn left and hike until you get to the Kreuzjoch Alm. Sticking to the right, you'll be walking straight towards the Kreuzjoch Alm. After the hut, the way leads leftwards to the mountain station Hanser X-Press. Just before the station, a hiking path begins that will lead along the mountain ridge. After crossing the ski slope, you'll continue on the south side of the acclivity. If you get to the mountain ridge, you'll have the chance to carry on up to the peak of the Kreuzjoch at an altitude of 2558 metres/ 2797 yards.

Sturdy shoes necessary
Eating options available

Highlights of the tour

From the peak of the Kreuzjoch, the highest point of the Kitzbüheler Alps, a breath-taking 360° view on the surrounding mountain world will stun the hiker.

Equipment

On this tour, you are advised to wear solid mountain boots.

Getting here

By car

The way to Zillertal leads via the A12 on the Inntalautobahn. Take the exit at Wiesing and then continue on the B169 in the direction of Achensee/ Zillertal (second exit at the roundabout). Stay on this way until you exit at Rohrerstraße. There, you'll turn right. At the valley station of the Rosenalmbahn car parks are provided.

 

The tour starts at the Rosenalm. At Zell am Ziller you'll get on the Rosenalmbahn that will take the hikers quickly to the mountain station.

Contact

Zillertal Arena
Rohr
6280
Zell am Ziller
Phone+43 (0) 5282/ 7165
Fax+43 (0) 5282/ 7165-235
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Daniela Eisenrauch on 6 Nov 2015
nice tour!
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