close to the hotel
lti alpenhotel Kaiserfels offers the ideal starting point for hikes in and around Sankt Johann. Our hiking info boards and signs outside of the hotel help you to quickly get your bearings, so you’ll be able to set off on one of the hiking routes around the hotel without any detours.
The 25 metre-high waterfall cascades into the valley. Experience the full effect of the falls from the top viewing point, and feel gentle splashes of water on your face. This is particularly refreshing on hot days. The hiking route starts and ends at the lti alpenhotel Kaiserfels. The last few metres leading to the waterfall are made easier with bridges and steps.
|Difficulty level:||low to medium|
Alpine pastures tour on the Kitzbüheler Horn
This circular tour (7) combines two highlight: the Eifersbacher Waterfall, and part of the KAT long-distance route. Stop for a short rest on the Angerer Alm, which you will reach at about the halfway point, before returning to the hotel via the Schlosserbergsee lake.
|Duration:||approx. 4.5 hours|
KAT hiking trail, stages 5 + 6
The farms of Unterinntal, historic pastures, terrains from the ice ages, Alpine flowers, the best-known ski slope in the world, and a unique mountain panorama: – On 6 stages and across a distance of 76 kilometres, the KAT Walk is a route for ambitious and experienced hikers. Starting from the hotel, it is just a 10-minute walk from the end of stage 5 to the beginning of stage 6.
|Duration:||6.5 hours per stage|
|Distance:||approx. 19 hours per stage|
Kalkstein – Baumooskogel
After a 5 minute walk, you will reach Circular Route 9. This leads to Oberhofen, and from there a forest path will take you to the hamlet of Scheffau. Via the Baumooskogelalm (1,506 m) and the Leiteralm, you will reach Stockerhof, which invites you to rest in picturesque surroundings. Back in the valley, the route leads along the Grossache river to St. Johann in Tyrol, and back to the hotel.
|Duration:||approx. 5 hours|
A 10 minute walk from the hotel leads to Circular Route 19,
“Winkl Sonnseite”. From there, the route will take you to the centre of the town of St. Johann in Tyrol, and then to the hamlet of Mittendorf, where there is a small church. Continue through Aiglsau to the Alpine plateau of Scheffau, where you can enjoy a wonderful view of St. Johann in Tyrol between the Kitzbüheler Horn and the Kaiser Mountains. The route then leads to Sameralm. The mountains present themselves – from the Spielberghorn and the Wildseeloder, to the Kitzbüheler Horn.
|Duration:||approx. 3 hours|
KoasaTrail E 4
The trail ends in the immediate vicinity of the lti alpenhotel Kaiserfels. The hotel is just a 10 minute walk from Almdorf. The tour starts in the Griessbachklamm (Griessbach Gorge) car park. We recommend going there by taxi. The first part of the hike leads through the Griessbach Gorge, one of the region’s natural highlights. At the end of the gorge, head towards Angerlalm and Huberalm, until the Jägersteig route branches off to the right. It is worth stopping in Angerlalm. Once you have recovered, continue towards Obingalm and Adlerspoint, before heading in the direction of Baumoosalm and Baumooskogel. On arrival, you will have covered most of the route. Head downhill from here, towards St. Johann in Tyrol, and from Almdorf to the hotel.
|Duration:||approx. 7 hours|
|Distance:||approx. 19 km|