After a fascinating ascent with the Rüfikopfbahn at 2,350 metres you follow the signposted and prepared round tour. Over the viewing platform with 360° panoramic views you will be guided in a generous loop over the sunny plateau at Rüfikopf. The views of the breathtaking mountain world will enchant you again and again. On the cosy recreation benches you can let your soul dangle in the dreamlike winter landscape. After the leisurely hike, it’s worth stopping at the Rüfikopf panorama restaurant.
Distance: 2,7 km
Duration: approx. 1.5 hrs.
Altitude: 200 m
Pedestrian tickets are available at the Rüfikopfbahn ticket office.
Height hiking trail Rüfikopf (PDF, German)
More info (German)
A few steps uphill from the sun terrace of the Panoramarestaurant Rüfikopf to the 360° viewing platform. There you will find unique views of the Lech mountains.
Click here for the view
PANORAMARESTAURANT RÜFIKOPF (PDF, German)
In the museum near the Rüfikopfbahn mountain station, the numerous successes and innovations of the world-famous ski brand can be experienced once again.
KÄSTLE MOUNTAIN MUSEUM (PDF, German)
The “Weiße Ring” (“White Ring”) – the legendary ski circuit – has connected Lech with Zürs, Zug and Oberlech for over 60 years. For winter sports enthusiasts, the White Ring is a half-day sporting challenge with approx. 22 km of ski runs and approx. 5,500 metres of altitude difference.
More information under: https://www.skiarlberg.at/de/regionen/skigebiet/lech-oberlech-zuers/der-weisse-ring
Those who love the challenge can take up the “Langer Zug” downhill ski run – one of the steepest prepared ski routes in the world – with a length of 4.7 km and a maximum gradient of 80%.
LANGER ZUG (PDF, German)
Accompanied by a guide, winter sports enthusiasts can explore one of the steepest ski runs in the world in the glow of dawn.
Every Wednesday, 7:30 am, EUR 25,– per person. Information and booking: Rüfikopf cable car, Tel. +43 5583 2824 214.
EARLY START “LANGER ZUG” (PDF, German)
In a former warehouse of the Rüfikopfbahn at the Langen Zug you have to unbuckle your skis, enter and gain valuable insights! At the “Infopoint Langer Zug” you can find out… where the name Langer Zug comes from? How to prepare at a gradient of 80%? How to protect the ski route from avalanches? Who dared to master the Langer Zug with 248 km/h? and much more. In the immediate vicinity of the mountain station “Schafalplift” the infopoint is located on an impressive plateau (only accessible with skis).
INFOPOINT “LANGER ZUG” (PDF, German)
Trailer Infopoint “Langer Zug”