Tours

Rüfikopf Height Circular Trail

This high-altitude circular hiking trail is located at 2,350 metres on the incomparable Rüfikopf.
Tour-Quickfacts
Tour-Quickfacts
Difficulty
easy
Distance
2,7 km
Duration
01:30h
Ascent
90m
Descent
110m
The Rüfikopf Bergbahn takes you uphill to the summit of the Rüfikopf. There you will find the Panoramarestaurant and the Kästle Museum. Follow the signposted winter hiking trail for about 2 kilometres at Rüfikopf in the beautiful alpine landscape.

Details

Difficulty easy
Technique
      
Stamina
      
Experience
      
Landscape
      
Highest point 2350 m
Lowest point 2243 m
Best time of year
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun
Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez

Our map

Rüfikopf Height Circular Trail
Safety information

EMERGENCY CALL:

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144 Alpine emergency Vorarlberg

112 Euo emergency call (works with any mobile phone/network)

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Turn-by-turn directions

Get off at the Rüfikopf mountain station and follow the marked winter hiking trail. The path leads in a generous loop over the plateau at Rüfikopf. The trail ends again at the mountain station of the Rüfikopf cable car.

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 shoes (ankle-high, profiled sole), warm clothes, cap, gloves and lift ticket.