Reither Spitze and Seefelder Spitze | 2374m

Region and route description

Reither Spitze is a mountain in the Karwendel in the Austrian federal state of Tyrol that, thanks to its location at the southwestern end of the Erlspitze Group, is particularly well known for its great views of the surrounding area from its summit. Its name is derived the village of Reith bei Seefeld, which lies at its southwestern foot [wikipedia].

Route: The starting point and the end point of the hike is Seefeld in Tirol. Please see the Directions sections below for details how to reach there.

First, you need to follow the trail to Rosshuette. It's possible to take the train from the valley to Rosshuette (Rosshuetten Express). From Rosshuette, you can continue a wide steep trail towards Seefelder Joch (2080 m). The views from Seefelder Joch are breathtaking.

From Seefelder Joch to Seefelder Spitze (2221 m), the trail becomes narrow, and there are some ropes at steep parts. 

From Seefelder Spitze the views of Reither Spitze (2374 m) is amazing. The trail becomes very narrow. Sure footedness, and no fear of height is required in this section. First it goes down, and then starts going up towards Reither Joch. There is a exit from the trail at the half way between Seefelder Spitze and Reither Joch. In early summer, you might have to cross large snow fields to reach Reither Joch. 

From Reither Joch, it's steep scrambling. There is also a ladder in this section, you need to be extremely careful in this section. From Reither Spitze to the Nördlinger Hut is also very narrow and steep path some parts are secured with rope.

From Nördlinger Hut to the Seefeld is easy trail though the forest. 


By public transport:
Train station near start and finish point: Seefeld in Tirol (0.0 Km from start point)
There are direct trains from Munich to Seefeld in Tirol. If you travel in group, you can buy Werdenfels Ticket + Innsbruck to save money. It's valid also in Austrian part of the train/bus. Please see here for details.
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There are three huts on the way:

Rosshuette

Hocheggalm (1544 m):
    Location: Google maps

Nördlinger Hütte (2238 m):
    Website: Homepage
    Phone: +436649142262
    Wikipedia: Wikipedia page
    Location: Google maps


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Reither Spitze is a mountain in the Karwendel in the Austrian federal state of Tyrol that, thanks to its location at the southwestern end of the Erlspitze Group, is particularly well known for its great views of the surrounding area from its summit. Its name is derived the village of Reith bei Seefeld, which lies at its southwestern foot [wikipedia].

Route: The starting point and the end point of the hike is Seefeld in Tirol. Please see the Directions sections below for details how to reach there.

First, you need to follow the trail to Rosshuette. It's possible to take the train from the valley to Rosshuette (Rosshuetten Express). From Rosshuette, you can continue a wide steep trail towards Seefelder Joch (2080 m). The views from Seefelder Joch are breathtaking.

From Seefelder Joch to Seefelder Spitze (2221 m), the trail becomes narrow, and there are some ropes at steep parts. 

From Seefelder Spitze the views of Reither Spitze (2374 m) is amazing. The trail becomes very narrow. Sure footedness, and no fear of height is required in this section. First it goes down, and then starts going up towards Reither Joch. There is a exit from the trail at the half way between Seefelder Spitze and Reither Joch. In early summer, you might have to cross large snow fields to reach Reither Joch. 

From Reither Joch, it's steep scrambling. There is also a ladder in this section, you need to be extremely careful in this section. From Reither Spitze to the Nördlinger Hut is also very narrow and steep path some parts are secured with rope.

From Nördlinger Hut to the Seefeld is easy trail though the forest. 


By public transport:
Train station near start and finish point: Seefeld in Tirol (0.0 Km from start point)
There are direct trains from Munich to Seefeld in Tirol. If you travel in group, you can buy Werdenfels Ticket + Innsbruck to save money. It's valid also in Austrian part of the train/bus. Please see here for details.

There are three huts on the way:

Rosshuette

Hocheggalm (1544 m):
    Location: Google maps

Nördlinger Hütte (2238 m):
    Website: Homepage
    Phone: +436649142262
    Wikipedia: Wikipedia page
    Location: Google maps


Technical Difficulty Medium Difficult
Gear Hiking Boots , Hiking Poles
Popularity 1
Highest point 2374m
Total gain 1263m
Total loss 1263m
Duration 05:56
Distance 13.5Km
Rating 1147