124 Route W. KITZBUHEL.
wild Pass Strub to (2 hrs.) Lofer (p. 123). — A pleasant walk may be
taken from Waidring through the Oefen or gorge of the Strubache to the
C/4 hr.) little Piller-See.
97 M. Kitzhfihel (2420 ft.; Tiefenbrunner; *Hinterbrau; Stern;
Rossi; Schwarzer Adler; etc.; Englische Pension Pfleghof; Haas, at
the station), a charmingly situated little town, much frequented in
summer. About 3/4 M. to the S. is the Kitzbi'thler Bad, with a chaly¬
The "Kitzhiihler Horn (6510ft.; 372 hrs ; guide 372*1., unnecessary;
horse 4-5 fl.) is a highly attractive point. A good bridle-path ascends to
Ihe (23/4 hr.) "Inn above the Trait-Alp. The chapel on the summit is reached
in 3/4 hr. more. The view, particularly of the Tauern, surpasses that from
the Hohe Salve.
A picturesque road leads to the S. from Kitzbiihel via the Pass Thurn
(4180 ft.) to (072 hrs.) Miltersill (p. 127).
The railway curves round the town and gradually ascends via
(101 M.) Schwarzensee to (103 M.) Kirchberg (2690 ft.; Bachlwirth;
Kalswirth), prettily situated at the entrance to the Sperten-Thal.
The line now descends at the S. base of the Hohe Salve to (107 M.)
Westendorf (2490 ft.; Soitner's Restaurant), IV2 M. to the W. of the
large village of Brixen, and beyond a tunnel enters the Windau-
Thal, where it describes a wide curve before traversing a second
tunnel (360yds. long) back to the narrow Brixen-Thai. — 113V2 -M-
Hopfgarten (2030 ft,; *Post; *Rose; Diewald; Restaurant at the
station, with rooms), a large village.
The "Hohe Salve (59P5 ft.), the Rigi of the Lower Inntlial, is usually
ascended from Hopfgarten (3 hrs.; guide, l'/j fl,, unnecessary; horse 6,
'chaise-a-porteurs' 12 fl.). The route leads through the (74 hr.) village and
ascends to the left by the (5min.) finger-post to the (n/2 hr.) Tenn Inn. Thence
it leads past the Vorder-Hutten to the (11/2 hr.) summit, on which are a
chapel and a clean Inn (40 beds at H) kr.). Splendid "View, especially
to the S. (Uebergossene Aim, Tauern, Oetzthal glaciers, etc.); totheN.E.,
The train traverses the Brixenthaler Klause, a wooded rocky
gorge, above which, on a spur to the right, stands Schloss liter.
II8V2M. Worgl and thence to (156 M.) Innsbruck, see p. 138.
11. The Gastein Valley.
Diligence from Lend (p. 121) to Wildbad Gastein (157'M.) in summer
thrice daily in 4 hrs. (3 fl. 40 kr.). Passengers with through-tickets to Bad
Gastein or with circular-tour coupons (Zell-am-See-Gastein, Bischofshofen-
Gastein) arc conveyed by the railway company from Lend to Gastein in
comfortable landaus ('Babn-Expositur' at Gastein, adjoining the Wandel-
balin). Two-horse carriage from Lend to Hof-Gastein 9 fl., to Wildbad
Gastein 13 fl. (there and back 20 fl., if a night be spent 23 fl.). — The valley
below Wildbad is scarcely picturesque enough to repay the pedestrian.
Lend (2070 ft.; *Straubinger; *Post), see p. 121. The Gastein
road ascends rapiilly from the 'Post' past (10 min.) a restaurant. In
the valley on the left are the waterfalls of the Ache. Near the ('^hr.)
Klammhbhe (2700 ft,), at the beginning of the pass proper, stands a
Chapel. The "Klamm Pass is a profound and sombre gorge in the
limestone rock, through which the Ache has forced a passage. At
the end of the pass the road crosses by the (20 min.) Klammstein-