Wolfsklamm Karwendelgebirge
Wolfsklamm Karwendelgebirge

Wolf Gorge

From Stans in the Silver Region Karwendel you can reach the St. Georgenberg Pilgrimage Site across the Wolfsklamm.

The trail alone, which leads from the village of Stans in the Inntal valley up to the pilgrimage church and the tavern of St. Georgenberg, will impress you. The hike starts at the parking space in the village centre and takes you in 20 minutes to the gorge. The 3 hour-walk overcomes 350 metres of altitude difference and a distance of 6 km, but it's worth the effort!

Unusually the gorge was not named after the Rio Stans, taking its course across the canyon, but after the wolves that, according to legends, used to live in this place. Already in 1901 wooden footpaths were established and inaugurated, which were, however, destroyed in a flooding in 1950. Today 354 steps lead the way to St. Georgenberg, the oldest pilgrimage site of Tyrol.

The way through the Wolf Gorge (Wolfsklamm, in German) overcomes stairs and steps, passages and narrow paths, until you reach the above mentioned monastery in the Karwendel Alpine Park, the largest nature reserve of Austria. The little fee you have to pay at the entrance is applied for the protection of the stunning gorge and its trails.

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Opening times

  • Sat 28 Nov closed
  • Sun 29 Nov closed
  • Mon 30 Nov closed
  • Tue 01 Dec closed
  • Wed 02 Dec closed
  • Thu 03 Dec closed
  • Fri 04 Dec closed

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COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Closure (11/02/2020 - 12/06/2020)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

05/29/2020 - 11/15/2020

  • Mon 09:00 - 16:00
  • Tue 09:00 - 16:00
  • Wed 09:00 - 16:00
  • Thu 09:00 - 16:00
  • Fri 09:00 - 16:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 16:00
  • Sun 09:00 - 16:00

Whit Monday (06/01/2020) 09:00 - 16:00

15th August (08/15/2020) 09:00 - 16:00

National holiday (10/26/2020) 09:00 - 16:00

All Saints (11/01/2020) 09:00 - 16:00


€ 5.00 adults, young people (15-18 years)
€ 3.50 groups (10 and more persons)
€ 1.50 children and young people (6-14 years)

free admission for children from Oct 26 on

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