• Oberzauchensee - Bärenstaffl - Hafeichtenalm - Flachauwinkl

    Oberzauchensee - Bärenstaffl - Hafeichtenalm - Flachauwinkl

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Difficulty
Duration 5h
Length 11.56km
Max Altitude 2109m
Ascent 769m
descent 998m
The cross-valley panoramic hike leads over the impressive Bärenstaffl mountain peak back to the Flachautal valley.
The hike leads over a particularly beautiful and quiet alpine pasture with enchanting alpine flora to the peak of the "Bärenstaffl". Here you can really enjoy silence and peace. For experienced mountain hikers, a detour to the Steinfeldspitze peak (2344 m) is recommended.

Possibility for lunch: Hafeichtenalm - Scharfetthütte (open from Thu - Sun)

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More informations

Zauchensee - slightly ascending asphalt road (2.2 km) to the Oberzauchenseealm (path Nr. 85) - continue on track Nr. 84 to Stubhöhe - turn right towards Bärenstaffl and Steinfeldspitze (path Nr. 73) - to the summit "Bärenstaffl" - walk back to the crossroads and then turn left towards Hafeichtscharte - path Nr. 26 - Scharfetthütte - downhill to the stop Kaltensteinalm Flachauwinkl

Variants:

  • Tauernkarleitenalm - turn left at Stubhöhe
  • Steinfeldspitze (2344 m) - at the fork Bärenstaffl straight on on path Nr. 73 - ATTENTION: only for very experienced mountain hikers, step security and free from giddiness is absolutly necessary!
Step security is necessary on the way to the peak.

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

Zauchensee lift station

Sportwelt-bus to Zauchensee, departure from bus stop Flachauwinkl Kaltensteinalm.

Counter Tour: Sportwelt bus to Flachauwinkl Kaltensteinalm, departure from 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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