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Mountain sports around the Landhotel Föhrenhof

Mountaineering and hut hiking
in the Wilder Kaiser Mountains

As one of the most popular and long-standing climbing mountains of Austria, the Wilder Kaiser Mountains offer enough exciting possibilities for beginners as well as professional climbers which will let your adrenaline flow. Experienced climbers and alpinists are seized by sporty ambition when they simply hear names such as “Totenkirchl”, “Fleischbank-Ostwand” or “Predigtstuhl”.

The Hotel Föhrenhof: THE accommodation for climbers
and mountaineers in the Wilder Kaiser region

Our Landhotel is the right starting point for your 3- or 5-day hut hike at the Wilder Kaiser. With around 2,500 metres of altitude and 33 kilometres in length, it is exactly the right option for ambitious mountaineers. Many further hearty mountain tours and via ferratas turn the Wilder Kaiser Mountains into a paradise for mountaineers.

Guided tours

The best way to go on a tour is under the supervision of a trained guide. In the Bergsport competence centre in Ellmau (a ski school in winter) you get many tips and recommendations and can book a mountain guide for a tour.

Going the vertical way - experience the rocks in the Wilder Kaiser Mountains

From the best location right to the mountains: The Föhrenhof is the hotel that is closest to the Wilder Kaiser Mountains so that alpine adventures can start right on the doorstep. Numerous sport climbing routes wind up the Wilder Kaiser Mountains. Here everyone finds a suitable route, from an easy beginners’ trail to the highest level of difficulty. Near Ellmau there are several climbing gardens: the “Kaiser” climbing garden as well as the Multerkarwand climbing garden, the Schleier waterfall and the Wilderer Kanzel. Here you can try your strength on already set routes.

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Hikers hike on the rocky ridge
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Mountain hut in front of mountain panorama
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We are a qualified climbing accommodation

In order to make your holidays as pleasant as possible, you enjoy the benefits of a qualified climbing accommodation which fulfils the following criteria:

  • Healthy breakfast (fruits, muesli …)
  • Climbing info corner with the following information:
  • Climbing offer or climbing possibilities in the region (climbing gardens, topos, climbing guides)
  • List with sports shops + opening hours/addresses
  • Timetables for public transport and opening hours of the cable cars
  • Specific journals (e.g. Klettern, Climax, Bergsteiger, Land der Berge, …)
  • Printed topos of the climbing gardens in the region
  • Weather information: current weather forecast with 3-5 day forecast
  • Climbing information on the website

We at the Landhotel Föhrenhof are always there to help you with advice and practical support for your climbing experiences. After an active day, you can strengthen yourself in the evening with our culinary delights and end the day with a glass of wine. In order to spend your summer holiday with us, send us an enquiry!

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