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Hike Saalachtal

Hike Saalachtal


Min: 2792 ft
Max: 6211 ft
Uphill: 2152 ft
Downhill: 2933 ft
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last update on Jul 7, 2021
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Distance: 9.94 miles
Duration:6 h 45 min
Min: 2792 ft
Max: 6211 ft
Uphill: 2152 ft
Downhill: 2933 ft

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Trail characteristics

Dirt road
Forest track
Hiking trail

Route description

© TVB Saalbach Hinterglemm

The tour starts at Kohlmais moutain station and leads over Wildenkarkogel and Schönleiten to Geierkogel hut, which presents an idyllic view on a stunning mountain panorama. Further you go over Lochalmköpfel to Sausteige.


From Sausteige you start descending. Either to Viehhofen or alternatively over Lochalmköpfel and Durchenkopf to Saalfelden/Biberg. Choosing the second alternative you have the option from Biberg to take the summer toboggan downwards to Saalfelden/Kehlbach.


From Saalfelden and Viehhofen there a daily busses betweem 7am and 7pm back to Saalbach, the starting point of the tour.

Sturdy shoes necessary
Eating options available

Interesting facts

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  • With an overall length of 10 miles the hike is among the 10 longest hikes in Salzburg available on TouriSpo.
  • You're facing an uphill climb of 656 vertical meters on this hike. The highest point of the track is 6211 ft above sea level.
  • Make sure to bring sturdy footwear on this track. Hiking boots are highly recommended. 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.

Highlights of the tour

The amazing view, the natural peat bog and of course the option to take the summer toboggan down to Saalfelden/Kehlbach are the highlights of this tour.


Hike with appropriate footwear. This unique panorama path is challenging.

Getting here

By car

Coming from Maishofen you drive about 14 km ( 8 miles ) alongside L 111 to Saalbach. Directly at Aral gas station in Saalbach you turn right into the tunnel or rather the parking garage.


Starting point is Kohlmaisbahn mountain station in Saalbach.



Tourismusverband Saalbach Hinterglemm
Glemmtaler Landesstraße 550
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