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The Hochries cable car transports guestson
the 1569 m high
Hochries cable car in Grainbach am Samerberg
Directions from the Hotel am Chiemsee: Seebruck via Rimsting to the entrance to Prien. At the beginning of Prien, take the next exit at the local traffic and then come to Frasdorf via Wildenwart and under the motorway. At the end of the village, or if you continue in Achenmühle, drive up to the Samerberg to Grainbach .
Prices and opening hours:
Hochries cablecar is closed during the summer months from 01.04.
daily until November 5th, 2023.
The cable car is closed in winter from November 6th, 2023 to March 31st, 2024.
You can get tickets for the Hochries cablecar at the valley station, at the middle station and at the summit station of the Hochries cablecar. Further information on prices and opening times can be found under the following link: www.hochriesbahn.de/preise-oeffnungszeiten
Weather-related changes reserved!
The restaurant at the middle station "Zur Kräuterhexe" with Christl Auer is open every day (closed on Tuesdays and Fridays during the winter months) from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Käsalm at the middle station May to October from 10 a.m The Alpine Club hut on the Hochries is open from November 7th, 2022 to March 31st, 2023 Thurs - Sun from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Further information about the huts and alpine pastures under the following link:
The Käsalm at the middle station May to October from 10 a.m
The Alpine Club hut is open daily from April to October from 8.30 a.m. to 9.30 p.m
Further information about the huts and alpine pastures under the following link
The Hochries cablecar has two sections, the lower section has a chairlift as a feeder for the gondola in the upper section.
The chairlift and gondola have been in summer operation again since the beginning of April.
Both trains run from Wednesday to Sunday
(Monday and Tuesday no train operation is currently possible due to specifications)
Chairlift from 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m
The ascent starts with the chairlift on Rosenheim's local mountain, the Hochries. The valley station of the Hochries chairlift is located on the southern outskirts of Grainbach (parking spaces subject to a fee). When you ride the one-person chairlift, you have wonderful views of the Wendelstein, across the Samerberg high valley down to the Rosenheim valley and over mountain forests and alpine meadows..
Hochriesbahn - cable car from 10 a.m. to 5
At the end of the chairlift, the middle station, is the start for a ride up the cable car to Rosenheim's local mountain, the Hochries, on the Samerberg. The Hochries cablecar has two sections. The lower section is a chairlift, the upper section is a gondola. The cable car takes you from the Ebenwald middle station (916 m) over a distance of 1730 m to the mountain station (1542 m) on the Hochries in around 10 minutes.
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 - cablecar
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
over Moserboden and over the Seitenalmen
via Ebersberger-Alm and the giant plateau
to the Hochries summit.
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.
Mountain biking in the Hochries region
The numerous forest and alpine roads in the Hochries
area between Heuberg, Spitzstein, Aschau and Samerberg offer many
for completed bike days.
Flight mountain Hochries an
Hang glider and
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.
Provider of tandem paragliding flights from the Hochries: