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The Hochries cable car transports guestson
the 1569 m high

Hochries cable car to Grainbach am Samerberg

Chair lift and gondola lift in daily operation since May 21, 2021.
The chairlift from 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m., the cable car from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Subject to weather-related changes!

Please wear mouth and nose protection in the entry and exit area!

Directions from Seebruck about Rimsting until the entrance to Prien. On entering the town of Prien take the old road out the next exit and then come over Wildenwart and highway due to Frasdorf. When leaving, or if they continue in Achenmühle you travel up to Samerberg after Grainbach.

The restaurant at the middle station "to Kräuterhexe" with Christel Auer is open every day except Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00 bs 18:00.

The mountain hut on the Hochries is open every day except Wednesday and Thursday.

The Hochries (1569 m) and the Samerberg a beautiful hiking paradise in Chiemgau and the mountain of Rosenheim.
Samerberg (700 m) - ideal conditions currently prevail even for a relaxing adventure on the high Ries at Samerberg. The local mountain of Rosenheim, Munich and hikers, with its everyday driving at 9:30 am on the chairlift to the middle station and the cable car to the summit a variety of impressions. Both in the valley as well as in and near the central station and also on the top there is Hosting options.

The Rosenheim Hausberg offers for young and old easy and difficult hiking opportunities, but also with the chair lift and the cable car is worth the trip to the 1569-meter summit with a stop at the Alpine Club Hochries Cottage.

Who already feeling peckish on the way up, is the right place for the cheese-Alm near the central station or at the "herb witch" at the middle station, just families with small children feel particularly well here. There are also nice playgrounds await the little ones. A stop at the newly opened "S'Park" (formerly Parkstuberl) at the base station completes the varied day trip.

Daring mountain bikers are also welcome in the Bike Park of the Central to the base station. details: 
The Bike Park is open as daily from 9am to 18pm.
Further information:

From the Bavarian Forest to the main Alpine ridge, from Munich to Chiemsee. The Hochries is considered the "Balcony in Rosenheimer Land" and offers beautiful walks in Mittelstation- and summits. Farmed Alpine pastures and the DAV-Hochries summit hut offer Eateries with local delicacies alongside an unforgettable mountain panorama.

Courageous climbers dare a flight with the tandem paragliding into the valley. The tariffs of Hochriesbahn stay in 2013 in the previous year. On the contrary, there are new perks: for paragliders there are now a day ticket for the train, and the family ticket is valid now for all children in the family.

Further information:
Hochries - Bergbahn GmbH, Dorfplatz 3, D-83122 Samerberg 
phone 08032-9755;eE-Mail:  homepage:

Hours of operation:

The Hochriesbahn is expected to run from mid-March to November 8th, 2020

Subject to weather-related changes!

Hochries cableway runs - chairlift

The ride starts with the chairlift on the Rosenheimer Hausberg, the Hochries. On the southern outskirts of Grainbach is the valley station of the Hochries chair lift (parking is subject to a fee). When driving with the one-person chairlift, you can enjoy wonderful views of the Wendelstein, over the Samerberger Hochtal down to the Rosenheim Valley and over mountain forests and alpine pastures.

Hochriesbahn - Kabinenbahn

At the end of the chairlift middle station, is the start of a ride up the gondola to the Rosenheimer Hausberg that Hochries, is at Samerberg. The Hochriesbahn has two sections. The lower section, the one chair lift, the upper section is a gondola lift.

The cable car takes you from the Central Station Ebenwald (916 m) over a distance of 1730 m in about 10 minutes to the mountain station (1542m) on the high-Ries.

Prices and terms

Tickets for Hochries cableway available at the valley station, at the central station and the top station of Hochries cableway.

Price overview of Hochries cableway 2018 (PDF, file size 323 KB)  

Hikes on the Hochries

From the valley station to the middle station (Ebenwaldalm)

The easiest way to get from Grainbach to the plateau of the Ebenwaldalm is, of course, with the single chairlift of the Hochriesbahn. The middle station, on the Almgrund Ebenwald, can also be reached on foot in half an hour via a paved road (closed to motor vehicles).

Around the middle station at an altitude of 910 m there are flat hiking trails that lead to green mountain meadows, to the Schwarzsee and to the partially managed alpine pastures (Käseralm and Moserboden). Do you want to float silently with wonderful views of the valley after your tour? Then enjoy the ride on the Hochriesbahn-Sessellift.

From the middle station (Ebenwaldalm) to the Hochries summit

A trip to the summit of the Hochries (1569 m) is worth it!
The ride on the Hochrieskabinenbahn is the most convenient and fastest way to the summit. During the pleasant journey, you can enjoy overwhelming views. From the summit station you can reach the Hochries summit with Hochries hut and summit cross in 15 minutes.
The ascent is also possible on foot (around 750 vertical meters), but fitness and endurance are necessary.
Main career opportunities are

Walking, hiking and mountaineering on the Hochries

over Moserboden and over the Seitenalmen or
via Ebersberger-Alm and the giant plateau

to the Hochries summit.

Link to webcam

More tour tips on the Samerberg

Mountainbike Samerberg

Timezone Bikepark Samerberg

The Bikepark Samerberg offers bikers on a winding route prepared with numerous jumps and freestyle elements between the middle station and the valley station Bike-Fun.

Link to the Timezone Bikepark Samerberg

Mountain biking in the Hochries region

The numerous forest and alpine roads in the Hochries area between Heuberg, Spitzstein, Aschau and Samerberg offer many opportunities
for completed bike days.

Flight mountain Hochries an Eldorado for
Hang glider and paraglider

The Hochries is one of the most popular kite and paragliding areas in Germany. Excellent flight conditions attract many pilots from near and far.

Terrain holders are the ones for the hang glider and paragliding site in Hochries (starting point east and west). The kite flyer club Hochries Samerberg e.V. and the paraglider club Hochries-Samerberg e.V.

Link hang glider club Hochries - Samerberg

Link paragliding club Hochries - Samerberg

Provider of tandem paragliding flights from the Hochries:

Link Chiemgau flight experience

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