Hiking in the Maiskogel Area


On and around the Maiskogel, you will discover a wide selection of footpaths and hiking trails. Whatever length or steepness you happen to be in the mood for, you are sure to find "just what the doctor ordered"!  
All of the paths are clearly marked and regularly inspected to insure they are safe.


Hiking Routes

Maisi Hiking Tour

NO.  23: short tour - through meadows & forest
Start: valley station of the Maisiflitzer Alpine Coaster - mountain station of the Maisiflitzer Alpine Coaster - Unteraigen
Finish: Kaprun town center / valley station of the Maisiflitzer Alpine Coaster

NO. 2
3: full loop - Zaglbrunnsteig
Start: valley station of the Maisiflitzer Alpine Coaster - mountain station of the Maisiflitzer Alpine Coaster - NO. 23 - Vorderweißstein - Unteraigen
Finish: Kaprun town center / valley station of the Maisiflitzer Alpine Coaster

NO. 25: Maisi Hut Path

Easy hike between huts and across alpine pastures, particularly suitable for families with children, and for seniors
Start: Maiskogel Alm Ranch - Sauloch Alm - Unterbergalm - Glocknerblick
Finish: Maiskogel Alm Ranch

Maisi Forest Lane

NO. 33a
Start:
 Maiskogel Alm Ranch - Sauloch-Alm - Stangerbauer - Vorderweißstein - Unteraigen
Finish: Kaprun town center / Maisiflitzer Alpine Coaster

NO. 33b
Start: Maiskogel Alm Ranch - Stangerbauer - Vorderweißstein - Unteraigen
Finish: Kaprun town center / Maisiflitzer Alpine Coaster

NO. 35: Maisi Hiking Trail

Start: Maiskogel Alm Ranch - Stangerbauer - Vorderweißstein - Unteraigen
Finish: Kaprun town center / Maisiflitzer Alpine Coaster

Hikes from the Maiskogel


NO. 5: Alexander Enzinger-Weg / Arnoweg

Start: Maiskogel Alm Ranch -> Glocknerblick -> Langwied -> Häuslalm
Finish: Kitzsteinhorn Glacier Lift

NO. 14: Hike to Piesendorf

NO. 29: Schneckenreith - Klammsee

Start: Maiskogel Alm Ranch -> Schneckenreith
Finish: Klammsee

Connecting to NOs. 33a, 33b or 35: MAISI KAPRUN SOUTH

Start: Maiskogel Alm Ranch -> NOs. 33a, 33b or 35
Finish: Kaprun "Werksiedlung" - bus stop


         

Hiking Rules

For your own safety, always be sure to obey the following hiking rules.


Plan your tour carefully
Before setting out, use the Internet or hiking maps to determine the length, elevation gain and difficulty of your hiking tour. You should also find out what the current trail conditions are (closures etc.).

And don't forget to check the weather forecast. Wind, rain and cold temperatures increase the risk of accidents.

Staying healthy on the mountain

Hiking can also be an endurance sport. Adapt the route to your experience and physical condition. Avoid putting yourself under time pressure and select a pace that gives you enough leeway for extended breaks or stops. When you get tired, your concentration is reduced, which in turn makes you less surefooted and increases the risk of accidents.

Correct Footwear

If you are planning to buy new hiking boots, do so several weeks before your hike, allowing you to "break in" the boots and check them out thoroughly. When you buy them, make sure they fit you well, that they have a no-slip sole, weigh as little as possible, and that they are waterproof. A good hiking shoe supports the foot and improves surefootedness.

The Right Equipment

For a one-day hiking tour, a small lightweight day-pack will be adequate, Even if the weather forecast predicts good hiking conditions, you should never set out without protection against the cold, rain or sun (clothing & skincare products). A first-aid kit, mobile phone (Euro Emergency No. 112), water bottle and hiking map are also essential.

Take Breaks

The mountain world isn't a racetrack! Enjoy your surroundings with every step you take and allow yourself frequent breaks. In order to maintain performance and concentration, have plenty to eat and drink. And a small snack every now and then (fruit, sandwich) will give you added strength for the hike still ahead of you.

If you are hiking with children, keep a close eye on how they are handling things physically. Because they always have an urge to play and explore, the youngsters often push themselves too far, which means you have to force them, whether they want to or not, to take regular breaks.

Never leave marked trails

All of our hiking paths are clearly marked and they are also given regular safety inspections. This is why we urge you, for your own safety, never to leave the marked paths. When you are out in open terrain where there are no trails, the danger of getting lost and not reaching your destination increases immensely. Which is also why you should resist the temptation to take shortcuts.
If you should get off the trail inadvertently,  backtrack to the last point you were certain of.

Protect Nature

When you are out hiking, you are only Mother Nature's guest. That said, please avoid making a lot of noise and never enter areas that are fenced or closed off. Pack your trash out with you, depositing it in the containers provided for that purpose back in the valley.
Please don't harm or pick plants. If you encounter cattle grazing out on the pastures, remain quiet and calm, and avoid direct contact with them as far as possible.