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Route 1a - Hotel Bär/Waldbahn

Level of difficulty: easy
Character: Gentle ascent off the slopes on Familienweg (winter hiking trail). Perfect for beginners and nature lovers.
Starting point: Hotel Bär Serfaus

Route description: This route starts above Hotel Bär. After about a 20-minute walk along the Bifangweg trail, you reach “route 1 – Waldbahn”. Continue your ascent on route 1. Having reached a big turn-off with benches, you turn right and switch to Familienweg trail into the forest. The trail leads in a few serpentines gently uphill and takes you to the tree line in no time. Continue on piste no. 85 to the top station of the Waldbahn cable car. From there, you can ascend to Sattelkopf via route 4 (480 vertical metres, 2.3 km, approx. 1.5 h).
Pleasant connection route to get to “Leithe Wirt” crossing as well as to continue on route 3 – Königsleithe, route 4 – Sattelkopf, route 5 – Plansegg and route 6 – Komperdell. The tour starts like “route 1 – Waldbahn” at the bottom station of the Waldbahn cable car. After a 30-minute walk, “route 1 – Waldbahn” branches off to the Familienweg. Stick to the Bifangweg. It takes you another 30 minutes to reach Leithe Wirt restaurant. From there, you can continue your ascent. Your options: route 3 – Königsleithe, route 5 – Plansegg and route 6 – Komperdell.


sports Ski tour
distance 3 km
altitude 380m
highest point 1830m
start Hotel Bär Serfaus
endpoint Waldbahn top station
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