Tours

Oberlech - Tannegg - Kriegeralpe

A somewhat longer tour, which requires some physical condition, but offers wonderful views into the snow-covered winter landscape.
Tour-Quickfacts
Tour-Quickfacts
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
3,4 km
Duration
01:24h
Ascent
363m
Descent
23m
From the mountain station of the Oberlech mountain railway, follow the winter hiking trail uphill to the right. This will take you to the hamlet of "Schlössle" from where you continue straight ahead between the houses and continue on the winter hiking trail towards the Tannegg vantage point. Here you keep left and hike uphill past the hut Der Wolf to the Kriegeralpe. After a refreshing stop at the rustic hut, take the same path back again. You can also extend the hike if you start directly in Lech am Arlberg.

Details

Difficulty difficult
Technique
      
Stamina
      
Experience
      
Landscape
      
Highest point 2009 m
Lowest point 1646 m
Best time of year
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun
Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez

Our map

Oberlech - Tannegg - Kriegeralpe
Safety information

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Turn-by-turn directions

From the mountain station of the Oberlech mountain railway, follow the winter hiking trail uphill to the right. This will take you to the hamlet of "Schlössle" from where you continue straight ahead between the houses and continue on the winter hiking trail towards the Tannegg vantage point. Here you keep left and hike uphill past the hut Der Wolf to the Kriegeralpe. After a refreshing stop at the rustic hut, take the same path back again. You can also extend the hike if you start directly in Lech am Arlberg.

Public transport

Take the train to Langen am Arlberg or St. Anton am Arlberg station. From there, buses (no. 91 +92) run at regular intervals to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

Getting there

From Germany: Take the A 96 to Bregenz from there on the A14 to Bludenz, continue on the S16 to the Lech Zürs am Arlberg exit. Follow the B197 to Alpe Rauz, turn left here onto the B198. Through the Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass you reach Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

From Switzerland: Via the A13 and the Feldkirch, Hohenems or Lustenau border crossing onto the A14 as far as Bludenz. Continue on the S16 to the Lech Zürs am Arlberg exit. Follow the B197 to Alpe Rauz, turn left here onto the B198. Through the Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass you reach Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

From Austria: Take the Inntal motorway A12 and then the S16 to the St. Anton am Arlberg exit (Arlbergpass). Follow the B197 first through St. Anton, then through St. Christoph and over the Arlberg Pass to Alpe Rauz. Turn right here onto the B198. Through the Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass you reach Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

Parking

You can park your car either directly with your host or in the underground car park Anger. The underground car park is located directly in the town centre opposite the Raiffeisenbank Lech.

Equipment

Good winter shoes, warm clothes, cap, scarf, gloves