• Flachau - Grießenkareck - Saukar - Flachau

    Flachau - Grießenkareck - Saukar - Flachau

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Difficulty
Duration 4h 15min
Length 12.40km
Max Altitude 1959m
Ascent 352m
descent 1167m
The beautiful hike on the Grießenkar offers a fantastic view of the surrounding mountain.
Enjoy peace and silence, feel free like a bird and enjoy the 360° panorama. What more could you ask for? The first ascent to the "Berggasthof Latschenhof" can even be mastered with the lifts startjet 1+2 (note summer operating times). The last 15 minutes before the summit you should be sure-footed and free from giddiness.

Possibility for lunch: Waldgasthof, Jandlalm, Hofalm, Latschenhof

Best season
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More informations

Flachau centre - valley station "starjet 1" - going up with the lift "starjet 1 & 2" to the Berggasthof Latschenhof - turn into the path Nr. 41 above the Berggasthof - pass the War Memorial crosses and follow the track to the Grießenkareck (1991 m) - at the fork in the road turn right into path Nr. 45A - a few minutes later, at the fork in the road turn right into path Nr. 45 - at the next fork turn left an go pass the "Hundsdorfhütte" and turn into path Nr. 43 - downhill to the valley Flachau

On the last meters to the peak is step security is necessary.

Planning & preparation: Precise tour planning is recommended before every mountain tour. Information from local experts such as mountain guides or hut keepers as well as hiking maps will help you.

Check the weather forecast: A must-do before every hike. The weather can change unexpectedly in the mountains. Keep an eye on the current weather conditions at: www.zamg.ac.at.

Important tips:

o do not overestimate yourself

o manage your strength and endurance well

o assess your surefootedness and head for heights

o do not step on stones

o turn around in good time if the weather changes

Mountain rescue number: The telephone number 140 is the emergency number for alpine accidents in Austria.

The basic equipment of a hiker includes:

o sturdy, high shoes with a grippy sole

o suitable mountain clothing

o enough to drink

o snacks for in-between

o sunglasses, sunscreen or rain protection if necessary

o mobile phone

o walking sticks

o First aid kit

Parking possibilities are available at the center of Flachau (BBF-Center & Minigolf).

From June to September, the Sportweltbus is the ideal shuttle service for your hiking tours in the entire region (Flachau, Wagrain-Kleinarl, St. Johann-Alpendorf, Radstadt, Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Eben, Filzmoos, Obertauern, Großarl & Hüttschlag).

With the Flachau Summer Card you can use the Sportweltbus for only Euro 1,00 per person and route. Children under 6 years travel free!

More information at: https://www.flachau.com/en/more/information/sportweltbus.html

Further connections: www.salzburg-verkehr.at

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