• Grießenkareck Höhenwanderung (41 & 45)

Duration 4h 30min
Length 10.72km
Max Altitude 2028m
Ascent 577m
descent 577m
Dreamlike high-altitude hike over three peaks that captivates with a wonderful view.
On this beautiful tour you have the opportunity to celebrate 3 summit victories in one day. From the local mountain of Flachau, the Grießenkareck, you continue to the Saukarfunktel and the Saukarkopf. Afterwards, you have more than earned a cosy rest and a hearty snack in one of the huts.
Best season

More informations

The tour start at Berggasthof Latschenhof (going up with the lift starjet 1 & 2 possible - take note of their operating hours) - above the Latschenhof turn into walking path 41 - pass the War Memorial crosses and follow the track to Grießenkareck (1991 m) - carry on via Saukarfunktel (2028 m) to Saukarkopf 2014 m) - take turn off Frauenalm path Nr. 41 - then turn left to Nr. 45 - return to Latschenhof.

If you want to do a shorter circular hike, you can already turn left after the Grießenkareck (trail no. 45) and hike back to the Latschenhof mountain inn.

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).

Sportwelt-bus to Flachau "Ortsmitte/ starjet 1"

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

Do you want to allow Outdooractive?

Allows the inclusion of outdooractive widgets, to display additional content about various activities like hiking or biking. By allowing this option, you accept the privacy policy of Outdooractive AG.

©  (c) Flachau Tourismus / Tourismusverband Flachau
©  (c) Flachau Tourismus / Tourismusverband Flachau
©  (c) Flachau Tourismus / Tourismusverband Flachau
©  (c) Flachau Tourismus / Tourismusverband Flachau