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Hiking trails in Saalbach

Hiking
in Saalbach Hinterglemm

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But the especially nice thing is always what comes after. The snack after a long hike. The first sip after the ascent. Breathing deeply at the summit. And the feeling when you have gone one step further. Improved yourself. Having pushed your own limits a bit further. But not to forget the vacation moments that remain. As memories. As pictures in your head. And above all as anticipation for the next time.

Hiking in Saalbach, that means arriving at the peak of your emotions.

Enjoy a "casual" hiking area in Saalbach

The route network for hiking in Saalbach Hinterglemm around the Kitzbüheler Alps comprises more than 400 kilometers and offers tours for every level. Here you will find varied routes with different levels of difficulty, from leisurely walks to alpine panoramic trails. Only a few steps away from the Hotel DAS NEUHAUS is the Kohlmaislift, which takes you to a breathtaking hiking area.

Hiking vacations in Saalbach-Hinterglemm are not only a pleasure for all senses, but a lot of exercise in the healthy alpine air at 1,400 to 2,000 meters also has a positive effect on your health. Get your hiking map from us at Hotel DAS NEUHAUS at the reception and experience the altitude-induced fountain of youth effect! Because when the summer goes into the final round, Saalbach presents itself as every year from its most beautiful and best side.

The magnificent colors, breathtaking views and an abundance of great hiking trails delight the hearts of nature lovers. And in Saalbach Hinterglemm the possibilities are many, because with the Joker Card you can easily reach the hiking trails and paths. Saalbach Hinterglemm has a lot to offer for beginners as well as for advanced alpinists. Even for the youngest among us, the hiking map in Saalbach Hinterglemm has a lot in store: the Spielberg round, the Kohlmais roundtrip or the tour to the Kleberkopf are just a few of the many excursions, which are suitable for young and old alike. Furthermore, hiking in the fairytale forest in Hinterglemm with the whole family is an absolute highlight.


DAS NEUHAUS - Your hiking specialist

  • Best location - directly at the entrance to the Wandercircus, only 50 m to the Kohlmaisbahn.
  • Free guided tours with a guide,
  • from the family hike to the challenging mountain tour
  • Rental of hiking poles & hiking backpacks
  • Hiking maps & tour suggestions:
  • Our passionate hikers are happy to help you with advice and support
  • Hiking bus, of course free of charge with your JokerCard
  • Packed lunch service (for a fee)
  • A daily hiking tip and the mountain weather in our morning post
  • Washing place for hiking boots
  • Drying room for hiking boots & clothing

Hiking in the Glemmtal

So hiking is not just the miller's delight. It is an invitation to approach it step by step. To move on. To a new desire to move forward. Also in personal progress. Everything is possible. Foggy pictures that clear. Morning pictures in which the sun rises. Role models that suddenly redefine themselves. And dream images that become reality.....

Hike to the Spielberghorn 2.044 m

Hike to the Spielberghorn 2.044 m

Walking time around 6 hours

And if you are in the mood for pure hiking, it is best to find a strong, thick hiking stick and start after the ascent with the Kohlmaisbahn on the Saalachtaler Höhenweg up to the Spielbergtörl and over a steep path up to the majestic summit. With a bit of luck you can admire the marmots in the wild on the alpine meadows. For the descent, the route via Mitterhörndl is best. Past the Wirtsalm and Maisalm you descend to Saalbach.

Zwölferkogel roundtrip

Schattberg high altitude circular trail

Asitzkopf

Panoramic trail Saalbach

Tree top path in Saalbach Hinterglemm

Medicinal herbs trail

Sonnseitpromenade

Reiterkogel

Manlitzkogel

The Saalbach Hiking-Challenge

Three long-distance trails - one challenge: With a total of 64 kilometers and 3,800 meters of uphill elevation, the Saalbach Wander Challenge is quite a task even for athletic mountain freaks. The Pinzgau Walk, the Seven Summits of Saalbach Hinterglemm and the Home of Lässig Walk are on the program.  

Those who have completed all three will be rewarded with a very personal trophy at the tourist office. You can document the tours either by punching holes with pincers (these are located at each checkpoint) in the control card, or do the whole thing digitally with the Summitlynx app.

Home Of Lässig Walk

With around 1,700 meters of altitude, 5 peaks and about 22 kilometers, the "Home of lässig" walk offers "Nature unplugged". From the parking lot in Lengau, you can take a leisurely walk to the Lindlingalm to warm up. Here, after about 200 m, you turn left up over Birgl to the Schusterscharte. The path leads steeply up to 1,985 m above sea level, but this way you have mastered a large portion of the altitude meters of this tour right at the beginning. In addition, the ascent is in the shade - a great advantage for summer tours. From the Schusterscharte you can recharge your batteries, because the route is relatively flat and leads over a beautiful plateau to the Mittagskogel and then even downhill to the Tor. Well recovered, you can now tackle the next steep climb to the Teufelssprung. The view from this rocky place is legendary, where according to legend the devil had a showdown with the local dairymen. Here, after about 4 hours of walking, we recommend a short break to recharge your batteries and have a snack before the most beautiful part of the hike.

Pinzgauer Spaziergang

The name is deceptive, because the tour is anything but an easy walk, but an extended and demanding hike for experienced mountain walkers. Take the Schattberg X-press to the starting point of the magnificent route. From the mountain station Schattberg Ostgipfel you start over the Marxtenscharte, the Seetörl, the Klinglertörl, the Klammscharte and the Rohrertörl to the Schmittenhöhe. Fantastic views, pure nature and many insights into the flora and fauna of the Pinzgau lead from one favorite place to the next dream panorama. Finally, take the Schmittenhöhebahn down to Zell am See (included with JOKER CARD) and return to Saalbach with the Postbus line 680. 

Be sure to bring provisions and drinks, there is no refreshment stop. Mountain equipment is a must!

Seven Summits

For all who love borderline experiences! The Schattberg X-press takes you to the start of the Seven Summits Tour. Via Stemmerkogel and Hochkogel the signposted route leads to the probably most technically demanding ascent to the Hochsaalbachkogel. The route continues via Bärensteigkogel, Manlitzkogel and Mittagskogel to the final highlight and highest mountain in the Glemmtal, the Geißstein at 2,363 meters. Energy reserves should also be planned for the difficult descent via the Birgel to the valley end. 

Be sure to bring provisions and drinks, there is no refreshment stop. Mountain equipment is a must!

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