• Hight Tour Zauchensee - Hinterkogel - Lackenkogel - Flachau

Duration 6h 30min
Length 19.19km
Max Altitude 2051m
Ascent 1011m
descent 1439m
This high-altitude tour guarantees wonderful views of the mountain landscape of the "Salzburger Sportwelt".
This challenging high-altitude tour takes you from Zauchensee to Flachau. You walk along the ridge and enjoy wonderful views of the Salzburg mountains from the peaks of Hirschköpfl, Rosskopf, Hinterkogel, Vorderkogel and Lackenkogel.

Possibility for lunch: Gamskogelhütte, Lackenalmen, Sattelbauer

Best season

More informations

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

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

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 space in Zauchensee

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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