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EN 2019

My Glacier Scenic Road

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­FAVOU OVER YOUR R I T E SP OTS ALONG THE SCENIC GLACIER ROAD!

From Alpine meadows to the eternal ice

Untouched nature.

Infinite views.

My

kaunertaler-gletscher.at

Location

Experience Alpine wildlife.

At the corner of three countries, in South West Tyrol GERMANY

TYROL

AUSTRIA

Innsbruck

K AUNERTAL SWITZERLAND

Climbers paradise at Fernergarten.

way. To the Glacier.

ITALY

Getting here From Innsbruck via the Landeck tunnel From Vorarlberg via Landeck

Unforgettable moments.

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KAUNERTAL GLACIER

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GLACIER SCENIC ROAD

Feichten

FENDELS LIFTS

Fendels

Reschenpass

Prutz

Ried

Fließ Landecker tunnel Innsbruck

A12

Landeck Vorarlberg

Experience your Glacier Scenic Road also on

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Adventure.


hapmeskopf 3,237 m

bliggspitze 3,453 m

ölgrubenjoch 3,044 m

hint. ölgrubenspitze

madatschkopf

3,295 m

2,778 m

Gepatschferner Rauhekopfhütte

geil-stange

2,731 m

äusserer bliggkopf

2,723 m

2,897 m

wurmetal

Blockgletscher

innerer bliggkopf 2,865 m

stange 2,705 m

feichten

Seepanorama 1,750 m

1,273 m

Ibex Slope

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toll station

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Gepatsch Reservoir

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1,928 m

fisslad tal kaiserbergtal

2,942 m

hochgampe k. 2,749 m

gratfernerkopf

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Seeds were roasted and processed into a malty beverage

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Ibex Slope 

Ibex graze here in spring and autumn

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Hiking Tip 

Zirbenweg trail to the Gepatschhaus, duration 6 hours

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Schnapsloch  Stone Pine Forest 

Hiking Tip 

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Backdrop for Hollywood Movie “Triple X”  This is the spot where the winter scenes with avalanches, starring Vin Diesel, were filmed

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Schlechtwetterhaag Shelter 

Gathering point for shepherds and animals in times of bad weather

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Hiking Tip 

Rifflbach waterfall, duration 15 minutes

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Difficult hike

Viewpoint

Crevasse

Stations

Hiking path

Intermediate hike

Favourite spots with benches to relax at

View of the Block Glacier 

The Glacier Scenic Road

View Tip:

from 1,273 up to 2,750 metres above sea level

Cable car it up to the Italian border

Road Toll

Hiking Tip  Hiking Tip 

Hiking Tip 

Hiking Tip 

Day Ticket

14 -day Ticket

Car/Private mini bus up to 5 people Each additional person

24.00 7.00

32.00 –

Bus/Taxi per person

7.00

Motorbike max. 2 people

14.00

21.00

Walker’s toll *

7.00

14.00

Motorcycle toll + 1 person ascent and descent Karlesjoch gondola

29.00

Group Discounts for coaches – bus drivers and tour guides travel free of charge Ski Passes – The toll for the Glacier Road is included in the price of your ski pass. The

Glacier-polished Rocks 

toll charge is always valid for a return trip. Rental vehicles can only buy day toll tickets. Toll and lift tickets are not transferable. * In the case of a mixed vehicle (skiers and pedestrians) pedestrians pay the walkers’ toll.

The Karlesjoch Gondola

Adventure Tip:

Endless views at 3,108 m

Path through the glacier crevasse

Karlesjoch Gondola

Adult

Child

Schmugglerpfad (smuggler’s trail) via the Weißseejoch into the Langtauferer Valley (I), duration 5 hours

Ascent and descent

19.50

13.50

With the Summercard Gold or Hiking 6

15.00

Free

Austria’s Highest Bus Stop 

The Glacier Park Card

68.-

FROM

Discover the regions of Imst, Pitztal and Kaunertal with one ticket!

Treasures in the Glacier Restaurant 

RSON PER PE  5 DAYS FOR 3 IN

Message-in-a-bottle dating back to the year 1911, Tiuterra Crystal from the “Mars Mission Amade 15” project

Your date with nature – as often as you like: 10 cable cars, free entry to cultural partners and many more offers and discounts.

Glacial Crevasse 

Prices

3  in  5 days

4  in  7 days

10  in  14 days

Adult

68.00

77.00

115.00

Child

41.00

46.00

69.00

Hiking Tip 

Ferneregg Spitz, duration 20 minutes

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Subni. Zone Nivale Zone over 3,100 m 2,100 – 3,100 m

Gentle hike

A path leads into the glacial crevasse, where you can experience the centuries-old blue shimmering ice

34 3-Countries-View 3,108 m

Fernegg-Spitz 33

Alpine Zone 2,100 – 2,800 m

State border

Geocaching

Trail around the Weißsee lake, duration 20 minutes

Fernergarten 

2,750 m

Locandy – free app for outdoor games

Traces of the glacier, which ground and polished the rock over millions of years

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Gletscherrestaurant Weißsee

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Hike To The Verborgener See

To the hidden lakes, duration 1.5 hours

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27 Glacier Polish

Weißseeferner

Waterfall

Circular hike over the red rocks and Fernergarten, 2.5 hours

Knottenkino (rock cinema)   antage point with view of the reservoir V and the Kaiserberg Valley opposite

2,944 m

Seelesseen lakes, duration 30 minutes

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Stone 7 

The stone pine is the queen of all conifers in the Alps (withstanding temperatures as low -40 degrees). Here, they form a beautiful end to the forest line on the Glacier Road

Wurmetalbach  Waterfall, 140 m high

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The  Gepatsch Reservoir

Upon its completion in 1964, it was the tenth highest rubble dam in the world

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Climbing garden and Riff lbach waterfall with entrance to the “Holderli Seppl” via ferrata

Quarry for the rubble dam of the Gepatsch Reservoir

Lupins – poor man’s coffee 

ochsenkopf

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Glacier Road

Survey point marking the position of the glacier in 1857

The last permanent settlement, here until 1863

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Gepatschhaus and the Chapel of  “Maria im Schnee”

The Gepatschhaus was built in 1873, making it the oldest Alpine Club hut of the Frankfurt section; in 1895 the chapel was built entirely of wood to hold mass for mountain guides and visitors

Natural monument, created by the powerful f low of glacial melt water

Versetz 

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Glacier Pothole  Lake Ruins 

Backdrop for Hollywood Movie “Spectre”  This is where the chase with Daniel Craig on the mountain road was filmed

The last inhabited farmstead in the Kaunertal

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3,003 m

Seelesseen lakes

3,518 m

Trail Around the Weißsee

Rifflbach Waterfalls 26

weissseespitze

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BA CH JO m ES 108 R L 3,

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Dichterbankl (poet’s bench)

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Block glacier of significant glaciological interest in the Ölgrubenkar

The deeply cut bed of the Faggenbach stream, which empties into the reservoir

Carving in the trunk of a 250 year old larch tree

Wolfskehr 

Urflschlucht Gorge 

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Glacier Crevasse

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This was where Duke Friedrich of Habsburg sought refuge for a few days whilst fleeing from Constance to Merano 500 years ago.

Larch Giant 

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Subalpine Zone 1,600 – 2,100 m

From alpine meadows to the eternal ice. A journey on the Kaunertal Glacier Road lets you experience every Alpine vegetation zone. The retreat of the glaciers has revealed a unique landscape in the upper reaches of the Kaunertal that offers visitors an ever-changing natural spectacle.

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plangerossspitze

Montane Zone 900 – 1,600 m

The Kaunertal Glacier Scenic Road

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Zirbenknotten, a favourite spot 19 Zirbenwald nörderberg (Stone Pine Forest) Schnapsloch, 20 2.870 m a favourite spot 21 22

3,010 m

Herzogmad 

fernergarten

Gepatschhaus

atemkogel

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Hiking Path Over The Red Rocks

Fernergarten/ Climbing Garden

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Nassereinalm 2.150 m

2,794 m

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2,989 m

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kreuzkopf 2,683 m atemkopf

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Schmetterlingsplatz (butterfly place)

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Attention!

Grazing cattles along the road. Outside the operating hours, no liability is assumed when using the road.

Submontane Zone up to 900 m

Knottenkino (rock cinema)

Gepatsch Reservoir

4 Glacial Pothole

rauher kopf

The Zirbenweg Trail

Drei-Länderblick (three-countries-view) 

The border between Austria and Italy runs right through this point. Up here you have a view of the highest peaks in Austria, Italy and Switzerland

Excursions tip:

In the partner area Fendels Summer Mountain: adventure, games and fun for the whole family

My Summer Mountain

PERIOD OF VALIDITY: 1.5. – 13.10.2019. Individual lift opening times may vary. DEPOSIT: A deposit of Euro 2.00 will be charged for the Glacier Park Card. This will be refunded upon return of an undamaged key card. Age Groups Adults: born 2003 and older. Children: child rate for those born between 2004 and 2012, free for those born 2013 and younger. Bambini: Children up to 9 years (DOB from 1.1.2010 and younger) travel free of charge when accomI BAMBIN panied by an adult Disabled: the child rate applies (except Glacier Park Card) for FREE guests with a disability certificate (disability level min. 60 % according to official ID). Photo ID is required for the purchase of discounted passes (bambini, children and disabled) without exception. In addition, children under 10 years also travel free of charge in winter! Tickets are issued to individuals and are non-transferable! Prices subject to change; errors and omissions excepted. All prices are in euros and include VAT. Hours of Operation Glacier Road: open June to August 7 am – 7 pm. All other months 7 am – 5 pm. Kaunertal Glacier: Karlesjoch gondola: 10 am – 4 pm daily. Restaurant Weißsee: 8 am – 4.30 pm daily. Kaunertaler Gletscherbahnen & Gletscherstrasse 6524 Kaunertal, Gletscherstraße 240 T +43/5475/55 66, kaunertal@tirolgletscher.com

Important Telephone Numbers Alpine Emergency 140

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