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Hike Hight Tour Zauchensee - Hinterkogel - Lackenkogel - Flachau

Hight Tour Zauchensee - Hinterkogel -...


Min: 2963 ft
Max: 6558 ft
Uphill: 1962 ft
Downhill: 4688 ft
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Distance: 9.23 miles
Duration:6 h
Start:"Gamskogelhütte" in Altenmarkt- Zauchensee
Finish:Flachau Tourism
Min: 2963 ft
Max: 6558 ft
Uphill: 1962 ft
Downhill: 4688 ft

Trail characteristics

Dirt road
Forest track
Hiking trail
Experts only

Route description

© Tourismusverband Flachau Panorama

The beautiful high walk leads from Zauchensee to Flachau.

Zauchensee - going up with the lift Gamskogelbahn (take note of the opening time from the lift) - Gamskogelhütte - path Nr. 86 - Wurmkar path Nr. 73 - Hirschkopf (1971 m) - Rosskopf (1929 m) - Hinterkogel (1922 m) - Vorderkogel (2008 m) - Lackenkogel (2051 m) - Lackenalmen - Sattelbauer - descend to Flachau, path Nr. 32

Suitable for dogs
Sturdy shoes necessary
Eating options available

Where to eat

CC BY-ND 2.0   © Mars Gamskogelhütte

At the start and final point of the trip you get refreshments at different huts. At the beginning of the tour you have the possiblity to get something to eat at the Gamskogelhütte. On the way, nearly at the end of the tour, you can make a break at the huts Lackenalmen (Göttfriedhütte and Hinterkuchlberghütte). At the end of the hiking trip the Sattelbauer invites you for a snack or more.

Interesting facts

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  • You're traveling a distance of 9 miles on this strenuous trail. Average length of all hikes in Salzburg is 9 miles.
  • You're facing an uphill climb of 598 vertical meters on this hike. The high point of the hike is located at an elevation of 6558 ft.
  • It’s ok to bring your best friend on this dog friendly hike. (See all dog friendly hikes in Salzburg.)
  • Sturdy hiking boots are recommended on this track. If you get hungry along the way, there are places to rest and get food. Nevertheless it’s recommended to also have enough water and food in your backpack when hiking or biking.


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Highlights of the tour

Panorama at Lackenalmen
Flachau Tourismus Panorama at Lackenalmen

The highlight of this tour is the panorama from the peaks Hirschköpfl, Rosskopf, Hinterkogel, Vorderkogel and Lackenkogel and the paradise of the moutain alps at the "Lackenalmen".


From the Gamskogelhütte you can make a small detour to the Gamskogel (2186 m) - way Nr. 85


You should definitely wear trekking or mountain boots. At the last third of the tour step security is required.

Getting here

Summit cross Lackenkogel
© Tourismusverband Flachau Summit cross Lackenkogel

by car

From Flachau to Altenmarkt and from there in direction to Zauchensee. In Zauchensee going up with the lift "Gamskogelbahn".

by public transport

With the "Sportwelt-Bus" you get to the bus station "Altenmarkt-Zauchensee"


Flachau Tourismus
Hermann-Maier-Platz 1
+43 (0)6457 22 14
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