Nenzigasttal - Sonnenkopf | Klösterle am Arlberg

Distance14,3 km

Elevation gain1356 m

LevelModerate

Duration7:00 h

Distance14,3 km

Elevation gain1356 m

LevelModerate

Duration7:00 h

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Nenzigasttal - Sonnenkopf | Klösterle am Arlberg

This hike takes you from Klösterle am Arlberg into the picturesque Nenzigasttal valley to the farmed Alpe Nenzigast. From here, continue along the high-altitude hiking trail past the Thüringer Schafalpe and below the Burtschakopf to the mountain station of the Sonnenkopfbahn cable car. From here with the Sonnenkopfbahn back to the valley and with the country bus of the L90 back to Klösterle am Arlberg.

Author's recommendation

For all experienced mountain climbers, the ascent of the Burtschakopf is an option - however, absolute surefootedness and a head for heights are necessary here.

Equipment

Strong footwear, warm clothing, rain and sun protection, snack and filled water bottle as well as hiking poles are recommended. Cell phone for emergencies.

Route description

Start: Local center, Klösterle am Arlberg

End: Mountain station Sonnenkopfbahn, Wald am Arlberg

Village center - Nenzigasttal - Alpe Nenzigast - Thüringer Schafalpe - Passing below the Burtschakopf - Sonnenkopfbahn mountain station - Descent with the Sonnenkopfbahn - Bus L90 back to Klösterle am Arlberg.

Properties

  • Linear route
  • Scenic
  • Refreshment stops available
  • Cableway ascent/descent

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