© Hannes Heigenhauser Mount Inspire Photographie

Demel- Hauseralm Trail

hiking tour

An easy hike with great views and beautiful locations.

  • Starting point Festsaal
  • Location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 9.6 kilometres
  • duration 03:10 hours
  • maximum altitude 891 meters
  • minimum altitude 653 meters
  • altitude difference 304 ascending
  • altitude difference 281 descending
easy difficulty

Tour description:

From the Festsaal car park walk along the sports field in a southerly direction through the Thalgartnerwald forest to Loferau via the "Grenzsteg" bridge, further on the forest road climbing to the "Mühlau" high moor.

Along the moor in a southerly direction, steadily rising in a gorge to the "Demel-Hauseralm" (881m). From here, descent to the Klausenbergalm path, continue to the left on the path to the "Klausenbach gorge" junction (surefootedness) and follow the meadow path to "Alt-Blindau".

From there in the direction of "Benzeck" again in the Loferau and over the "Krautloidersteg" bridge to the Thalgartnerwald forest, to the right over meadows, along the Dosbach river to the center or starting point.

Special features: Wild river area Lofer, high moor Mühlau, pasture area, gorge path through the Klausenbergklamm gorge; pond in Blindau, beautiful Maria Hilft Chapel in Alt Blindau.

Note: You can also bypass the Klausenberg gorge on the forest road by going straight ahead at the junction on the road, turning left at the children's playground and coming back to the meadow path to Alt-Blindau

Catering option

Circular tour

Recommended months for this tour


Responsible for the content: Tourist Info Reit im Winkl

Arrival by car

From Munich or Salzburg on the federal motorway Munich - Salzburg (A8 to Grabenstätt exit no. 109), continue towards Marquartstein and on the well-developed German Alpine Road (B305) to Reit im Winkl. Parking: -Dorfstraße 38 at the Tourist Info, 83242 Reit im Winkl, -Tirolerstraße 37 at the Festsaal, 83242 Reit im Winkl.

From Munich or Innsbruck on the federal autobahn Rosenheim - Innsbruck (A93) to Oberaudorf (exit no. 59). Continue to Walchsee, Kössen and Reit im Winkl. Parking: -Tirolerstraße 37 at the Festsaal, 83242 Reit im Winkl, -Tourist - Info, Dorfstraße 38,83242 Reit im Winkl.


Arrival by public transport

Connections to Reit im Winkl from Prien am Chiemsee train station (best bus connection!!). With the RVO bus line 9505. Stop directly at the tourist information.

Connections to Reit im Winkl from Ruhpolding train station with the RVO line 9506.

Bus Stops Tourist Information, center or Festsaal.