Ski tours in the Hohe Tauern

Bruck & Fusch as ideal starting points for dreamy tours

The towns of Bruck and Fusch are very well suited as base camps for ski tourers.

Ski tours in the Glockner area & the Hohe Tauern

In the direct vicinity of Bruck and Fusch there are ski tours to the Ronachkopf, the Schwalbenwand and to the Schusterkogel. The towns are also in an ideal location, nestling in the middle of the Hohe Tauern with wonderful ski tour options to the Schwarzkopf, the Hohe Tenn and the Drei Brüder.

Hochkönig & combi tours with cable car ascent

In just a few minutes you can get to other dreamy tour areas including the Hochkönig ski tour area or the unique combi tours with ascent via cable car to the Hocheiser and the Tristkogel.

Ski tour guides and courses

The ski tour region around Bruck and Fusch is peppered with tours of a wide variety of difficulty levels.

 

For tours in the Hohe Tauern and into the Grossglockner area, the relevant mountain experience and avalanche expertise is essential, due to the high Alpine location. For anyone who does not have this, we definitely advise calling upon a qualified, professional ski tour guide.

FOR EVERY SKI TOUR IT IS ESSENTIAL TO PAY ATTENTION TO

Weather info: Inform yourself before each tour about the weather situation in the touring area, e.g. on www.wetter.orf.at or www.zamg.at

 

Avalanche info: Before each tour, find out about the current avalanche situation in the touring area, e.g. on www.lawine.salzburg.at

 

The use of this tour description is at your own risk. A liability for any accidents and damages is not assumed for any legal reason.

SKI TOURS – SPRING SKIING CLASSICS

Spielmann

Spielmann ski tour, 3027 m

Altitude difference:  900m
Walking time:  3 hours
Starting point:  Glocknerhaus on the Großglocknerstraße
Maximum gradient:  35 degrees
Tour time:  May and June
Highlight:  Lovely, leisurely spring ski tour
Route:  From the car park via flat, moderately steep slopes in a north-easterly direction Untere Pfandlscharte (2663m). From the Pfandlscharte the gradient increases significantly. Via a steep ridge to the east to the ski store area and continuing on foot to the summit of the Spielmann.
Descent:  Same as the ascent


Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

 

Brennkogel

Brennkogel ski tour, 3018 m

Three possible routes.

Tour period: May, June (only when the firn snow is stable!)

Highlight: Spring classic with views to the Großglockner

 

Route 1: Elendboden-Brennkogel
Altitude difference:  800m

Walking time:  2 hours

Starting point:  Glocknerstraße, Elendboden 200m after the Mittertörl tunnel

Ascent:  By car to Elendboden car park. Ascent in a south-westerly direction to the Brennkogelscharte, continuing west, cross the slope, then head up in a northerly direction to the wind gap and then via the western ridge to the summit.

Descent:  As for the ascent, or as an alternative descent to the south to the Guttal (Großglocknerstraße). However the same route has to be climbed again to get to the Brennkogelscharte, or by car or taxi back to the parking area at Elendboden.

 

Route 2: Brennkogel circuit

Altitude difference: 1100m

Walking time: 3-4 hours

Starting point: Glocknerstraße, Fuscher Törl 2 car park

Access: By car to Fuscher Törl 2 car park

Ascent: Short climb (without skins) in a south westerly direction into the huge basin of the Brennkogelkees, continue on the flat to the area in the end of the basin that steepens, heading in a westerly direction on a ridge and in a southerly direction to the summit. Descent to the south-east into the trough of the Guttalkees. Climb in a south-easterly direction up to a wide ridge and then north, keeping to the right, up to the highest point, short descent to the wind gap and then a climb via the west ridge up to the summit.

Descent: as with Route 1

 

Route 3: Guttal-Brennkogel

Altitude difference: 1100 m

Walking time: 3 hours

Starting point: Glocknerstraße, Guttal-Ankehre car park

Ascent: At Ankehr bridge, head north via an Alpine path. From here the Brennkogel is in front of you. Continue up to the wind gap to the left of the Brennkogel and then via the west ridge to the summit.

Descent: same as the ascent.


Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before each tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.

Avalanche information:  Get information about the current avalanche situation in the tour area before each tour, e.g. on  www.lawine.salzburg.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Johannisberg

Johannisberg ski tour, 3453 m

Altitude difference:  1100m
Walking time:  5 ½ hours
Starting point:  Franz-Josef-Höhe on the Glocknerstraße

Maximum gradient:  Up to 35 degrees, dependent on the conditions.
Tour time:  May and June
Highlight:  Glacier tour in the Großglockner area with views to Kaprun reservoirs.
Route:  From Franz-Josefs-Höhe through the caves on the Hofmannshütte – Oberwalderhütte route. At the end of the route you come to the glacier. Up via the southern Bockkarkees and north past the Oberwalderhütte (2972m, winter room). Short descent, head straight up to the Johannisberg now. Preferably direct via the east ridge, or briefly left (to the south) up to the summit. Lots of fissures, but use a rope if there is not much snow!

Descent:  When snow cover is sufficient, descent is possible through the  Hufeisenbruch right down to the Pasterze (counter climb of around 20 minutes at the Gletscherbahn). Keep left at the exit, since the conditions here are better for the most part. Use a rope in the central section.

 

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Kloben in Käfertal

Kloben ski tour, 2938 m

Altitude difference:  1600m

Walking time:  1 ½ hours

Starting point:  Glocknerstraße, Fuscher Törl.

Tour time:  May, June

Highlight:  Spring classic. Relatively short climb – long descent into Käfertal. Taxi transfer Hotel Römerhof in Fusch.

Route:  Initially a short descent to the south-west in the enormous basin of the Brennkogelkees, continue on the flat to the steep section at the head of the basin, then west on a steep ridge and south, towards the summit.
Descent:  Descent to the south west into the Spielmann wind gap, in a westerly direction via the Spielmannkees into the trough and then north, into the valley. In the lowermost third, keep to the left, because the snow vault above the wild Pfandlbach liable to collapse!  

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

SKI TOURS - HOHE TAUERN

Kreuzköpfl - Kühkarlkopf

Kreuzköpfl ski tour, 2094m

Altitude difference:  1280m
Walking time:  3 ½ hours
Starting point:  5672  Fusch Glocknerstraße

Maximum gradient:  30 degrees
Tour time:  December to March
Highlight:  Combination with the Kühkarlkopf possible.

Route:  From Fusch on the route into Sulzbachtal, at turn 5 go straight on to the bridge, then take a left, following the Alpine path to the Kammerer Hochalm junction.  From here bear right up on to the Alpine trail until you reach Kammerer Hochalm. Continue across the open slopes heading west up to the ridge, and the north to the summit. After the rest area on the summit, it is worth heading east via the ridge up to the Kühkarlkopf.
Descent:  Descent same as the ascent. When avalanche conditions permit, 50m beneath the northern section of the Kammerer-Hochalm, cross the slope through the forest to the open terrain at Badhausalm to Sulzbachhochalm, and further down to Sulzbachgrundalm.

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Schwarzkopf

Schwarzkopf ski tour, 2765m

Altitude difference:  1580m
Walking time:  4 ½ – 5  hours
Starting point:  Bad Fusch (1186 m).
Maximum gradient:  35 degrees
Tour time:  February to April

Highlight:  Views to Zell Basin and to the highest mountain in Austria, the Großglockner.
Route:  From Bad Fusch proceed via the forest road to Embach-Grundalm (1292m). Pass the Alpine inn and on the signposted summer route, go through the forest at an elevation of around 1600m, crossing into open terrain. Via steep slopes initially (please note: avalanche risk from the Hochtor to the right) up  to the Alpine inn, continue up to the right from the trough to a narrow section. After this narrow section, bear left in the direction of the climb via the next section of terrain, and the in a southerly direction to the Grüne Lacke. The last 300m is via a steep summit slope direct to the Schwarzkopf.
Descent:  Same as the ascent

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

 

We recommend you engage a mountain guide for this tour.

Zell am See – Kaprun mountain guides

 

Hoher Tenn

Hoher Tenn ski tour, 3368m

Altitude difference:  2510 m

Walking time:  5 hours to the ski store area on the Zwingkopf, 6 hours up to the summit.

Starting point:  5672 Fusch Glocknerstraße.

Maximum gradient:  35 degrees

Tour time:  February to May

Highlight:  A challenge for tourers.

Route:  From the car park via the forest trail to Schmalzgruben-Hochalm. Through the Schmalzgrubenkar there is a brief ascent to the Zwingkopf (ski store area). From here crampons are for the most part a necessity. Keep right via the steep flanks up to the summit of the Zwingkopf. Then via the ridge, technical climbing level I-II, up to the Schneespitze and the Hoher Tenn.
Descent:  As the ascent. In the lower section there is a twisty part on the forest trail to negotiate and head down in a direct line to the Grundalm.

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Imbachhorn

Imbachhorn ski tour, 2470m

Altitude difference:  1700m
Walking time:  around 4 ½ hours
Starting point:  5672  Fusch, Judendorf, Hotel Ponyhof
Maximum gradient:  35 degrees
Tour time:  throughout the winter
Highlight:  Views from the summit to Lake Zell and the Hoher Tenn
Route:  From Judendorf via a trail, or ascend direct to the Judendorfalm (1367m). Continue via flat slopes, until there is the option to bear left through a light area of woodland up to beneath the Rosskopf (2152m). The Rosskopf is crossed to the north, just beneath the summit. Thereafter continue via open terrain to the Bäckenanderl wind gap.  Short descent from the wind gap and cross to the west, beneath the steep summit slope of the Imbachhorn to the southern ridge. Continue in a northerly direction to the summit.
Descent:  As the ascent

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Drei Brüder - Schafelkopf

Drei Brüder Schafelkopf ski tour, 2266m

Altitude difference:  1240m

Walking time:  around 3 hours

Starting point:  5671 Bruck, Hauserdorf, Gehöf Kesselriß 1019 m

Maximum gradient:  40 degrees

Tour time:  throughout winter

Highlight:  View from the summit to Lake Zell and the Hoher Tenn.

Route:  Along a forest trail initially, later briefly through the forest, always following the summer signposting to the Erlhofalm. The view of the steep section of the tour can now be seen. From the Alpine inns, though a gentle dip and over the hills that follow through an area of sparse tree cover into the coombe between the Breit- and Schafelkopf that becomes increasingly steeper and narrower. In the upper section bear left (east), passing a rocky ridge and into the saddle (signposts). Proceed up to the right, on the ridge to the steep rise up to the summit. Depending on the conditions, on skis or on foot, possibly branching off into the southern flank (very steep!), up to the summit.
Descent:  As the ascent

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

SKI TOURS - BRUCK-FUSCH SURROUNDING AREA

Zirmkogel

Zirmkogel ski tour 2215 m

Altitude difference:  1025m
Walking time:  approx. 2 ½ hours

Maps:  AV 50 Sheet 34/2 (Kitzbühel Alps, East)

               ÖK 50 Sheet 123 (Zell am See)

GPS:   Longitude: 12.654512

            Latitude: 47.327637
Starting point:  Access from Fusch-Zell am See Schüttdorf to Niedernsill, bear right at Steindorf and continue on the agricultural road to the former Hochprack snack station.

Maximum steepness:  30 degrees
Tour time:  throughout winter
Highlight:  Views from the summit to the Hohe Tauern and the Kitzbühel Alps.
Route:  From Hochprack on a forest road to the north-east, shortly after crossing the Steinbachgraben bear left and proceed on an agricultural road to the edge of the forest, past Katzsteinalm and the Gitschalm, via lovely skiing terrain in a northerly direction, bear slightly left to the mountain inn at the Klammscharte ridge and via the south-east ridge up to the summit of the Zirmkogel (2215m)

Descent:  As the ascent

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Schusterkogel

Schusterkogel ski tour, 2208m

Altitude difference:  1100m

Walking time:  4 hours

Starting point:  Head of the Glemmtal valley

Tour time:  December – May (only when the snow conditions are stable!)

Highlight:  Views to the Wilder Kaiser.  

Route:  Climb from the bridge on the agricultural road heading south for around 2 km into Vogelalmgraben up to the Saalhofalm. A few metres later at the mouth of a small side trough head west, up to open slopes to a basin (small lake), via a short steep section to the upper edge of the Stefflkar and to the summit.

Alternative: From the Saalhofalm there is still a good 2 km through the trough, then in a westerly direction to the Stefflalm, through a hollow to a flat section and then north, through the Stefflkar direct to the summit.
Descent:  As the ascent

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Schönwieskopf

Schönwieskopf ski tour, 1994 m

Altitude difference:  950m

Walking time:  2 ½ hours

Starting point:  Zell am See – Thumersbacher Graben - Waldheim

Tour time:  December - May

Highlight:  Views to the Hochkönig.

Route:  Ascent from Wh Waldheim in a north-easterly direction via the farm pastures to the last farmstead and arriving at the edge of the forest. Continue on the signposted summer trail (No. 81) crossing the forested road a good few times, to the Unterdillingalm, then over open pastureland through a little forest aisle, past the Schattbachalm and via the south-west ridge which becomes increasingly more narrow, up to the summit cross.
Descent:  As the ascent

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Staffkogel

Skitour Staffkogel, 2.215 m

Altitude difference:  1000 m
Walking time:  around 2 ½ hours
Starting point:  Head of the valley Saalbach Hinterglemm Lindlingalm car park

Maximum gradient: 30 degrees

Tour time:  throughout winter
Highlight:  Views from the summit to Kitzbühel's Hahnenkamm
Route:  Ascent from the car park to the right of the cross-country slope heading to the Lindlingalm, after the first ascent, on the slope (around 20 minutes) down the trees to the right across a pastureland slope and through a light woodland area to the open slopes via the Forsthofalm. The rest of the route continues to the steep slopes of the summit area, crossing under this and heading left into a trough. After a short ascent into the trough, we bear right to the steeper summit slope of the Staffkogel.
Descent:  Same as the ascent.  


Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Ronachkopf

Ronachkopf ski tour 1350m

Altitude difference:  550 m
Walking time:  around 1 ½ hours

Highlight:  Panoramic views to the Schmittenhöhe, the Hohe Tauern and to Zell am See

Route:  The starting point is in Thumersbach. Before the entrance to the centre of the town of Thumersbach (from Zell am See, coming via the hospital in Zell am See) you have to bera left onto the valley road. Follow the road for 1.4 km to the car park. After a leisurely starting climb, there follows a somewhat more challenging middle section, before you come to another flat section on the summit above Enzianhütte at 1350m.

Refreshment stop option: Enzianhütte, delicious local treats served daily

Descent:  Same as the ascent.  


Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Schwalbenwand

Schwalbenwand ski tour 2011m

Altitude difference:  1120 m
Walking time:  around 3 ½ hours
Starting point:  Unterberg, Jetzbachgraben 885m

Tour time:  throughout winter
Highlight:  Sensational views to Lake Zell, to the Loferer and Leoganger Steinberge, to Steinernes Meer and into the Hohe Tauern 
Route: From the car park into Jetzbachgraben and to the right via pasture slopes to the Hinterjetzbachalm and on to the Oberstegalm.

Now follow the forested ridge to Hofer Hochberghütte and continue down to the
Brunnkopf. Short steep rise in several twists, to the summit of the Brunnkopf.
Most people finish the tour here. The route can always be continued along the ridge to the summit of the Schwalbenwand. Please be mindful of the snow cornices on the left side (east).
The descent now proceeds along the ascent route, via what are for the most part treeless Alpine slopes back to the car park. A direct variant also proceeds to the Jetzbachalm via wonderfully steep slopes

back to Jetzbachgraben. Pay heed to the forest belt on the descent. This is very steep. 

Alternative:
The  Schwalbenwand is also accessible via Langeck – mountain station for the Aberg Bergbahn. From the mountain station proceed via the summer trail to Statzerhaus on the Hundstein, it is then a short descent and a 5 minute ascent to the Grünkar. Then descend, keeping to the ridge, until shortly before the Schönwieskopf, and via the Schönwieskopf to the Schwalbenwand.
Wonderful ridge hike with minimal altitude difference.
Alternative:
Langeck- Hundstein 1 hour
Hundstein - Schwalbenwand 2 hours
Descent:  As the ascent, but if you cross the forest briefly, you can direct to the descent area. 

 

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Hoher Sonnblick

Hoher Sonnblick ski tour across the southern ridge

Altitude difference:  1660m
Walking time:  around 5 hours
Starting point: Car park or via the toll road to Naturfreunde Haus Kolm Saigurm (1625m).

Tour time:  Spring

Route: From the car park on the gravel road, around 25 minutes to Naturfreundehaus Kolm Saigurn (1596m). From here, proceed through the forest, past Barbara Fall to Neubau mountain refuge (2176m). Along the valley to the mouth of the glacier. Decide here whether you want to take the difficult variant across the ridge (Rojacherhütte), which is very steep and which can also be dangerous in parts, or opt for the easier route across Goldbergkees. At the end of the tour there is a somewhat steeper climb to the upper glacier basin, then the Zittelhaus comes into view, almost looking as though it is  in touching distance. But don't be disappointed – from here it is still around 45 minutes up to the summit.

Descent: As for the ascent

 

Combination option: Hocharn (3254m), a second rewarding Alpine ski tour from Kolm Saigurn, more rewarding in terms of skiing than the Sonnblick, and just as challenging!

 

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Hocharn

Hocharn, 3254m - from Kolm Saigurn

Altitude difference:  1700m
Walking time:  around 5 hours
Starting point: The car park or the toll road to Naturfreunde Haus Kolm Saigurm (1625m).

Tour time:  Spring

Route: From the car park on a gravel road in around 25 minutes to Naturfreundehaus Kolm Saigurn (1596m). From Kolm Saigurn head west to Lacheggergraben.
Essentially on the signposted Erfurter Weg or via the very accessible snow fields uphill, over steep, rock-strewn terrain.
From around 2700m glacier terrain. Continue steep above the glacier, a steep section at 2900m can be avoided by taking a right.
Consistently steep right up to the summit.

Descent:  Same as the ascent.  


Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

COMBI TOURS USING THE CABLE CAR

Hocheiser

Hocheiser ski tour, 3206 m

Altitude difference:  1200 m
Walking time:  3 ½ hours
Starting point:  Uttendorf – Enzingerboden – Gondola to Rudolfshütte
Tour time:  throughout the winter
Highlight:  Initial climb via the Weißsee cable car. Views to the Großvenediger.
Route:  Descent to the north 300m altitude to the intermediate station for the old cable car near Tauernmoos dam wall, continue northwards via this to the wide Schwarzkarl. Now in an easterly direction over a steep section and a section along Untere Hocheiserkees, until on the north-east side you go between two rock ledges and a wide passage opens up to 2883m. South here via the Obere Hocheiserkees to the summit.
Descent:  As the ascent until Schwarzkarl, then head north into the flat and the old construction road down to Enzinger Boden.

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Tristkogel

Tristkogel ski tour 2642m

Altitude difference:  700m
Walking time:  around 2 hours
Starting point: Kaprun glacier cable car

Tour time:  throughout winter

Route: Head as far up the piste as you want to on the Gletscherbahn. Piste run up to the valley station for the chairlift (a plateau above Salzburgerhütte). Don your ski skins.
You are leaving the piste area and climbing in a northerly direction. Before a deep trough, turn left and take a moderately steep climb in gullies between the rocks on the east slope of the Tristkogel up to a flat section to the north east of the summit. On the steep north slope head for the summit cross, which soon comes into view.

Descent: Similar  to the ascent up to the piste area. Then (in the pre-season) descent via cable car or enjoy the pistes.

 

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

HOCHKÖNIG SKI TOURS

Taghaubenscharte

Taghaube ski tour, 2159m

Altitude difference:  800m
Walking time:  2 ½ hours
Starting point:  Bischofshofen – Mühlbach – Car park on Dienten Saddle
Tour time:  throughut winter
Highlight:  Short tour in the Hochkönig area.
Route:  Ascent from the car park in a north westerly direction to Erichhütte, then east on a ridge up to the steep ledge section, if need be on foot to the summit.

A rewarding and popular variant is also the path into Taghaubenscharte (2136m, 800m, 2 ½ hours)
Descent:  As the ascent.

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.

Klingspitze - Hochkasern

Klingspitze 1988 m - Hochkasern 2017 m

Altitude difference:  1010 m

Walking time:  around 4 ½ hours

Starting point:  Toboggan run in Dienten on the Hochkönig.

Tour time:  throughout winter

Route:  Start at the toboggan run in Dienten on the Hochkönig. Initially proceed on the toboggan run up to the Grünegg snack station, then continue on the forest road. After the junction take a left and hike some 100 m, then bear right into the forest. The forest soon clears and you are then hiking just beneath the Grinnköpfl, up to the Marbachhöhe. The section up to the Klingspitze and on to Hochkasern is a real highlight of the route.
Descent: From Hochkasern proceed in a northerly direction to the Geralm and then climb up to the Marbachhöhe. Afterwards proceed along the ascent to the starting point.

Weather information:  Get information about the weather conditions in the tour area before every tour, e.g. on the ORF or ZAMG weather sites.
Avalanche information:  Get information before every tour about the current avalanche situation in the tour area, e.g. at www.lawine.at.

Use of these tour descriptions is at your own risk. Liability for any accidents or damage is not accepted on any legal grounds.


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