Mountain safari programme in Wald-Königsleiten

Whether you are looking for sporting challenges, a relaxing chance to explore nature or adventures with the whole family on your summer holiday in Pinzgau, the programme of events run by the Wald-Königsleiten and Krimml-Hochkrimml Tourist Association is full of great activities for all ages.

Hiking: THE TREASURES OF THE FOREST
(11 July to 5 September 2022)
There are all kinds of treasures to be found in our local forests! Mother Nature gives us a whole range of mushrooms and berries such as “Schwammerl”, “Grantn” (lingonberries) and “Moosbee” (cranberries). Our guide Lois is an expert on the forest and keeps us entertained as we search for culinary treasures.

  • Meet: 3.00 p.m. at the tourist office in Wald       
  • Duration: approx. 2.5 hours
  • Registration: By 11.30 a.m. on Monday at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243. You will need your own car to reach the starting point.
  • Guide: Free with the guest card
  • Participants: Minimum of 4 and maximum of 20
  • Difficulty level: Easy    
     

CLIMBING WALL in Königsleiten
(04 July to 19 September 2022)
Climbing for children and adults from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Meeting point: climbing wall at the KIG building in Königsleiten
Costs: €10 per person with a guest card from Wald/Königsleiten, otherwise € 20 (safety equipment included).
Registration: by 5:00 p.m. the day before at Christian Hölzl, cell phone +43 676 887 80482 or Sport Hölzl in Königsleiten

SHEER ENTERTAINMENT – FallKinoKrimml
... real adventures begin in the cinema... Enjoy good films, a great atmosphere, cinematic highlights, classics and alternative film at FallKinoKrimml cinema.

  • Starts: 9.00 p.m. at Krimml music pavilion. On rainy days, the event is held in Krimmler Denkwerkstatt.
  • Admission free.
  • Period: 11 July - 29 August 2022
     

THE ULTIMATE ADVENTURE – MEGA FLYING FOX
Get the ultimate adrenaline rush on a jump over Dürnbachschlucht gorge (2 jumps).

  • Registration: By 10.00 a.m. on Monday – Alpin & Adventureschule Unterwurzacher, Tel. +43 (0)6565 22600 or +43 (0)664 1940657
  • Meeting place: 1.00 p.m. – Dürnbachsperre/Neukirchen 
  • Cost: €15.00 p.p. Minimum group size: 5 people (aged 14 or over)
  • Period: 20 June - 19 September 2022

HIKING – MOUNTAIN CUISINE IN NADERNACHTAL VALLEY

Discover a typical local dish: “Pinzgauer Kasnockn”. Today’s hike takes us past six alpine farms – the first is Bergeralm in Nadernachtal. With all the herbs that grow here, it’s no wonder the cows’ milk is so tasty and nutritious in summer. We take a short but fascinating tour of the historical Hieburg Alm alpine farm, and fill up our bottles with crystal clear water from one of the many mountain streams. The walk then takes us on to Bacher Alm, where the farmer is already waiting for us with her homemade “Kasnockn” savoury dumplings made with Pinzgauer Almkäse cheese and a glass of home-distilled spirits. We are now full of energy for our hike towards the valley mouth.

  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. on Monday at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Meeting place: 09:30 a.m. tourist office in Wald, 10:00 a.m. Verkehrsverein Königsleiten or 10.10 a.m. Hotel Ronach
  • Cost: € 5.00 transfer – guided tour, “Pinzgau Kasnockn” dumplings and water bottle free with the Wald/Königsleiten guest card; participants pay for their own drinks
  • Difficulty level: Easy. Walking time: Approx. 4 h Number of participants: 4-15 people
  • Dates for 2022: 28 June, 12 July, 26 July, 9 August, 23 August, 6 September, 20 September, 4 October
     

HIKING – RONACHGEIER
Today, our hike together takes us into the Nadernachtal valley to the 2,236 m high Ronachgeier. We take the transfer bus to the Putzalm and hike from there towards the summit. The way back leads via the Baxrainalm to the Mülleralm and on to the Salzachhütte, where we stop for refreshments. We return along the Salzachtal to the mouth of the valley, where the transfer bus picks us up again.

  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. on Monday at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Meeting place: 09:30 a.m. tourist office Wald, 10:00 a.m. Verkehrsverein Königsleiten or 10:10 a.m. Hotel Ronach,
    Return: Approx. 4.30 p.m. 
  • Cost: €5.00 transfer, guided tour free of charge with guest card 
  • Difficulty level: Moderate. Number of participants: 4-15 people 
  • Dates for 2022: 5 July, 19 July, 2 August, 16 August, 30 August, 13 September, 27 September, 11 October 
     

GUIDED e-BIKE TRIP
(05 July to 06 September 2022)
Our tour with the e-bike takes us into the Mühlbachtal to the 1,402 m high Baumgartenalm.
At the beginning of the tour there is a short, 15-minute technique training and then we start. We ride along the Tauernradweg to Mühlbach and then follow the supply road up to the Sonnberg until we arrive at the Baumgartenalm after about 2 hours - we have lunch there. The way back takes us along the road to Bramberg and from there the Tauerncycle path back to Wald.

  • Meet: 10.30 a.m at Sport´s & more Unterwurzacher in Wald. Return at around 3.30 p.m.
  • Registration: By 4.00 p.m. the day before at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243. Registration on the day is possible if there are spaces left.
  • Cost: Free for guests at partner accommodation providers, otherwise €10.
  • Participants: 4 to 10 people aged 14 or over
  • What to bring: Weather-appropriate clothing; a snack
  • Please note: Helmets are compulsory for all cyclists! E-bikes are not included in the price and can be hired from Sports & more Unterwurzacher. You can, of course, also bring your own e-bike.

 

THE ULTIMATE ADVENTURE – VIA FERRATA
Learn or improve on your climbing skills with trained instructors on a via ferrata. The necessary safety equipment is provided. 

  • Meeting place: 1.00 p.m. – Dürnbachsperre/Neukirchen
  • Cost: €39.00 per adult
  • Minimum group size: 4 people (aged 14 or over)
  • Period: 21 June - 20 September 2022

THE ULTIMATE ADVENTURE  - HIGH ROPES COURSE
High ropes course with 30 stations at a height of 8 to 25 m. NO LIMITS! It is important to keep your nerve and balance in order to successfully climb the course with the support of our high ropes course trainers.

  •     Meeting point: 9 a.m. at the Dürnbachsperre Neukirchen
  •     Requirement: at least 5 participants, height at least 140 cm
  •     Price: €30 per person, €20 for people aged 10-14
  • Period: 21 June - 20 September 2022

Registration via ferrata and high ropes course until 5 p.m. the day before
Info: +43/(0)/6565/22600 or +43/(0)664/1940657,

www.unterwurzacher.com


KIDS PROGRAM

Games, Fun & Action at the Bear Camp in Königsleiten
(31 May - 25 October 2022)
We make games in our colorful and child-friendly play areas or on the large playground with action motor park, visit guinea pigs, rabbits, goats & more. In the petting zoo we organize a ball tournament on our fun court. A mini golf tournament on the mini golf course would be possible. If the weather is good we start with a magnifying glass in our hand and explore the nature just like native flowers, herbs and animals. For lunch we return to the bear camp where we light a bonfire and a barbecue for lunch. Then we look back at our day with a vision of a magical image with the materials we have collected during our hike. There is a indoor playground about 200 m² and an outdoor area of ​​approximately 20,000 m². (The program is designed depending on the weather.)

Meeting & Duration: 10:00 a.m. Bären Camp (MY Alpenwelt Resort) in Königsleiten Nr. 81, Picking up the children at 4 p.m.
Registration: Until the day before 5.00 p.m. at the Tourist Office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
Costs: With guest card from Wald and Krimml € 10, - ( otherwise € 45,--) including toys, lunch and water
Participants: From 4 to 20 children , ideal for children 4-10 years
What to bring: Clothing according to the weather, backpack and possibly an empty water bottle; Participation in other children's programs on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday is usually possible if you register in advance. Costs from €29 per child and 1/2 day.

 

 

JODELWANDERWEG Königsleiten
(6 July, 20 July, 3 August, 17 August, 31 August, 14 September)
An easy midweek hike with Christian and a short yodelling class. This is a day for making great holiday memories. Trip up by gondola lift. At the top, there’s a “Juchizza” (yodel) to warm up our vocal chords before we set off. We then learn simple yodels as we pause at each stop. The hike is a treat for all the senses, and ends with the award of a “yodelling certificate”.

  • Meet: 11.00 a.m. at Dorfbahn bottom station in Königsleiten - Between 09 July and 11 September, you can also make the trip up and down with the free hiking bus. Total walking time approx. 3 hours, return to Königsleiten at around 3.30 p.m.
  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. the day before at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Cost: Participants pay for their own trip up with the Dorfbahn (with guest card: adults €11,30 and children €5.70). Participation in the yodel hike is free of charge with a guest card. For 4 people or more.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Return: At 4.50 p.m. at Königsleiten

 

GLETSCHERBLICKALM and cheese dairy
(29 June/13 July/27 July/10 August/24 August/07 September/21 September/28 September/05 October/12 October)
You start at Filzstein and head on via Silberleiten/Plattenalm to Gletscherblickalm. The magnificent view of the Wildkargruppe and Reichenspitzgruppe mountains is every hiker’s dream. Those who want can hike on up the 2,040 m Plattenkogel, while the rest of the group refuels itself on the panoramic terrace. Back on the mountain pasture, you can visit the cheese dairy, and finally head back with your head full of wonderful vistas and new experiences – walking time approx. 2 hours.

  • Meet: 9.30 a.m. at Filzstein/Hochkrimml or 10.00 a.m. Plattenalm
  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. the day before at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Cost: guide free with guest card, car necessary for reaching the meeting point
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Return: At approx. 4.00 p.m. on the toll road
     

Krimml VILLAGE MARKET with children’s programme
(06 July to 07 September 2022)
From 10.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m. at Krimml pavilion. Children’s programme from 10.00 am.

ADVENTURE PURE – FAMILY RAFTING (on request)
Adventure for the whole family with easier rapids - in a raft boat

  •     Meeting point: 1 p.m. Sports & more Unterwurzacher, Wald 69
  •     Price: € 45,-- per person, € 30,-- children 6 - 14 years
  •     Registration: until 5 p.m. the day before – Unterwurzacher Adventure, Tel. +43/(0)/6565 22600 or +43/(0)/664/1940657
  •     Period: 22.06. – 21.09.2022


KIDS PROGRAM

Family Afternoon
(13 July – 31 August 2022)
Carve charms from soapstone or try felting a lovely friendship bracelet from sheep‘s wool. You can become a treasure hunter, searching for precious stones in our sand pit.
Meeting point: 1:00 p.m. Hofer Alpine Minerals / Wald in Pinzgau No. 16 - until 5:00 p.m.
Reservation: not necessary
Cost: € 4,-- - € 10,-- (depending on material costs)
TIP: the family afternoon takes place whatever the weather!

 

HERBS & FLOWERS hike on the GERNKOGEL
(30 June/14 July/28 July/11 August/25 August /08 September /22 September/06 October)
Our local mountain, the Gernkogel, is known as one of the most “flowery” mountains in Austria. We encounter a wide variety of herbs and flowers on our hike up to the 2,267 m summit. Our guide is a mine of information about these sources of natural goodness, which then end up in our herb basket. At the summit, we drink in the unique alpine panorama and views of the Hohe Tauern mountains. We take a hearty snack with us to keep our energy levels up. All hikers get free mountain herb salt to take home with them. A wonderful mountain hike for all herb lovers.

  • Meet: 9.00 a.m. at the tourist office in Königsleiten or 9.30 a.m. at the tourist office in Wald. Total walking time approx. 4 1/2 hours.
  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. the day before at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Cost: €5 per person for transfer, guide free with guest card, trip up with the hiking bus to Wurfalm, return from Ederbauer.
  • Difficulty level: Moderate
  • Return: At approx. 4.00 p.m.
     

Hikingtour KRÖNDLHORN
(07 July/21 July/04 August/18 August/01 September/15 September/29 September/13 October)
Today we take the transfer to the Watschalm at Nadernachtal . There we shoulder the rucksack and follow the leisurely path to the Hochalm. From there it goes over lush alpine meadows following the hiking trail uphill. Before we reach the summit, we still overcome a small gorge (the trail leads through a stone field) and then reach our destination for today - the 2,444 m high Kröndlhorn.

  • Meet: 9.00 a.m. at Verkehrsverein Königsleiten or 9.30 a.m. at the tourist office in Wald
  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. the day before at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Cost: €5 per person for transfer, guide free with guest card.
  • Difficulty level: Moderate
  • Return: At approx. 5.00 p.m.
     

THE ULTIMATE ADVENTURE – MEGA FLYING FOX
Get the ultimate adrenaline rush on a jump over Dürnbachschlucht gorge (2 jumps).

  • Meeting place: 1.00 p.m. – Dürnbachsperre/Neukirchen 
  • Cost: €15.00 p.p. Minimum group size: 5 people (aged 6 or over)
  • Period: 23 June - 22 September 2022

THE ULTIMATE ADVENTURE  - HIGH ROPES COURSE
High ropes course with 30 stations at a height of 8 to 25 m. NO LIMITS! It is important to keep your nerve and balance in order to successfully climb the course with the support of our high ropes course trainers.

  •     Meeting point: 10.00 - 10.30 a.m. at the Dürnbachsperre Neukirchen
  •     Requirement: at least 5 participants, height at least 140 cm
  •     Price: €30 per person, €20 for people aged 10-14
  • Period: 23 June - 22 September 2022

ADVENTURE PURE – FAMILY RAFTING (on request)
Adventure for the whole family with easier rapids - in a raft boat

  •     Meeting point: 1 p.m. Sports & more Unterwurzacher, Wald 69
  •     Price: € 45,-- per person, € 30,-- children 6 - 14 years
  •     Registration: until 5 p.m. the day before – Unterwurzacher Adventure, Tel. +43/(0)/6565 22600 or +43/(0)/664/1940657
  •     Period: 23 June - 22 September 2022

CANYONING I - Rettenbachklamm (on request)
Experience the natural adventure par excellence with canyoning in Pinzgau. Have the adventurous experience with trained guides with many exciting elements!

  •     Meeting point: 1 p.m. Sports & more Unterwurzacher, Wald 69
  •     Price: € 60,-- per person including equipment
  •     participants: 5 people (up 10 years), bring a towel, shoes & swimwear
  •     Period: 23 June - 22 Sseptember 2022

Registration for all "THE ULTIMATE ADVENTURE" programs until 5 p.m. the day before
Info: +43/(0)/6565/22600 or +43/(0)664/1940657, www.unterwurzacher.com

KAISERSCHMARRN TASTING
(01 July/15 July/29 July/12 August/26 August/09 September/23 September/07 October)
The cable lift in Königsleiten takes us up to the mountain station. After about 20 minutes walking we reach our first summit, the Königsleitenspitze (2,244 m). From there we hike over the saddle gap to the reservoir and to the Müllachgeier at 2,254 m. Now we walk down into the Salzach Valley following the Quellenweg to the Salzachhütte, where we stop and get a taste of the wonderful Kaiserschmarrn. After a short rest, we hike about 1 hour back to the starting point, the lift station of the Dorfbahn in Königsleiten.

  • Meet: 9.00 a.m. at the lift station in Königsleiten (Dorfbahn). Between 9 July and 11 September, you can make the trip up and down by the free hiking bus.
  • Walking time Approx. 5 hours – mostly downhill
  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. the day before at the tourist office, phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Cost: Guide free with guest card; hikers pay for their own cable car ticket, price with guest card: adults €11.30 / children €5.70
  • Difficulty level: Moderate
  • Return: At 4.50 p.m. from Königsleiten


Mountain Tour to the ZITTAUER HÜTTE
(8 July/22 July/5 August/19 August/2 September/16 September/30 September/14 October)
Impressive mountain hike through the National Park’s westernmost Tauern valley. Today’s hike takes us via the Leitenkammerklamm gorge to the Trisslalm and further along the wide, gently ascending path to the goods cable car bottom station. On the last part, the secured path leads through the rock face (you need to be surefooted) to the Zittauer Hütte situated at 2,359 m above sea level. The brave can refresh themselves in the mountain lake.

  • Registration: By 5.00 p.m. on Thursday – at the tourist office Wald phone +43/(0)6565/8243
  • Meet: 9.00 a.m. at the road barrier /Alpengasthof Finkau
  • Walking time: Approx. 5.5 h 
  • Return: Approx. 5.00 p.m. in Finkau
  • Cost: Guided tour free with guest card
  • Difficulty level: Moderate
  • Participants: at least 4 people


FARMER'S MARKET in WALD
(24 June to 2 September)
Our farmers sell delicacies from the region every Friday. The produce on sale is seasonal. A great chance to buy fresh natural produce directly from the producer.
When and where: From 7.30 p.m., Dorfplatz square beside the pavilion


TRADITIONAL CONCERT "Trachtenmusikkapelle Wald"
(24 June to 2 September)
Enjoy the sounds of the trombones, flugelhorns and trumpets: it’s open-air concert time. And why not take a schnapps or a cool beer to round off a thoroughly enjoyable evening. By buying food and drink at Dorfplatz square, you support local Wald charities.
When and where: From 8.00 p.m. at Wald music pavilion


Children’s programme– where possible – at every open-air concert:
Felting in the tent in the Raiffeisenbank car park

In parallel to concerts, there is also a programme of performers such as “Schuhplattler” and other traditional folk dancers.

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