Wildgerlostal valley

- Fascinating high valley with alpine summits, glaciers and beautiful lakes -

The Wildgerlostal valley is a beautiful high valley between Salzburg and Tyrol in Krimml Waterfall village. Because of it´s beautiful alpine pastures, the spring-fresh water in Durlassboden Reservoir and the wonderful mountain panorama of the Reichenspitzgruppe, the Wildgerlostal valley is offering adventure and experiences.

The Durlassboden lake is a great spot for anglers. Mountain bikers can cycle on an alpine road along the Durlassboden lake and alpine pastures to  the Finkau inn.

Trip ideas - pretty places of Wildgerlostal valley

Finkau in the Wildgerlos Valley


- 1413 m above sealevel -

At an altitude of 1400 m above sealevel you can expect a sense for hospitality and traditional values, and an intimate contact to things - that is the Finkau alpine inn. This alpine inn is an ideal starting point for hiking, mountain-biking, walking and it is also a beautiful place to relax and have a good time in the Hohe Tauern National Parc Region.
Families with children like the big adventure playground and the little children´s farm.
If you want to comfortably hike through varied nature you can walk around Finkau Lake, to Finkau chaple or Trisslalm. You can go there by your own car until the alpine inn Alpengasthof Finkau. If you want to start a hiking trail or mountain tour from there, you can park your car at the big parking lot at alpine inn Finkau, which you have to pay a commission.

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Mountain hut
Zittauer hut

Zittauer hut

- 2328 m above sealevel -

Beautiful situated, high alpine refuge ( Österreichischer Alpenverein) at the lower Wildgerlos lake. Starting point for more challenging and sometimes even require mountaineering experience in the Hohe Tauern National Parc (Wildgerlosspitze, 3.280m, Reichenspitze, 3.302m, Roßkopf, 2.844m, Gabler, 3.260m, Wildkarspitze, 3.076m).
The Kogler family is pleased to see you!

Walking distance: from alpine inn Alpengasthof Finkau - Trisslalm - Zittauerhütte about 3 hours.

The Zittauer hut

Bärschlagalm, Bild: Familie Oberkofler


- 1420 m above sea level -

Beautiful, rustic mountain inn along the south bank of Durlassboden Reservoir.

You can get there on a broad forest trail in 40 - 50 minutes.

Leitenkamer gorge, Wildgerlos Valley

Leitenkamer gorge

- 1540 m above sealevel -

Leitenkamer gorge - the ravine in the Wildgerlos Valley in the Austrian Alps near the town of Krimml is a nationally designated area since 2002.

The walking distance from Finkau alpine inn to Leitenkamer gorge is about 30 minutes.



- 1583 m above sealevel -

Area of outstanding natural beauty and little rustic alpine snack bar, which is reachable on the way to Leitenkamer gorge.

Thewalking distance from Finkau alpine inn in Wildgerlostal Valley to Trisslalm is about 35 minutes.

Seestüberl Bild: E. Platzer/A. Kammerlander


- 1410 m above sea level -

The Seestüberl is an easily accessible hiking destination with a beautiful sun terrace and a cozy restaurant.

You reach it after a short walk from the parking space Durlassboden Reservoir.

Gletscherblickalm, Wildgerlostal


- 1850 m above sealevel -

The Gletscherblickalm is situated on the sunny western part of Plattenkogel. It is accessible through a built-out gravel path in about 30 minutes, starting point is the district Silberleiten in Krimml.

The panoramic view of the landscape, which is above, right next to and underneath, is truly fascinating. The mighty Reichenspitzgruppe borders the Wildgerlostal through the Wildgerloskees towards the south. Towards the west, the Austrian countries Tirol and Salzburg are separated through the Schönbichl (2.049m) and the Lahnerhöhe (1963m). In the north the Kitzbüheler Alpen and the ski village Königsleiten beneath the Königsleitenspitze can be viewed. On the east side, there is the rounded crest of the Plattenkogel with a fruitful shieling on its hillsides.

The traditional food that is served on Gletscherblickalm is tightly connected to the owners and cultivators of the alp and the landscape. It is a thoughtful give and take which is highly valued by both locals and visitors from abroad.

Walking distance: The Gletscherblickalm is accessible from Silberleiten/ Hochkrimml in about ½ hours walking time.

Learn more about Gletscherblickalm

Leitenkamer gorge

Map Krimmler Wildgerlostal