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Are you looking for a challenge and already have experience hiking in the mountains? In particular, Stage 18 (day 1) and Stage 21 (day 4) will put your fitness to the test. The average days are between 5 and 7 hours of hiking. Along the way you will stay in cozy mountain huts along the way. Mountain peaks, lakes, waterfalls and well-marked routes make a hike in the Salzburger Sportwelt a guaranteed success!
Grafenberg valley station Wagrain - Kleinarl hut
Distance:8.3 km / 5.2 mi
Ascent:540 m / 1772 ft
Descent:490 m / 1608 ft
Today's stage follows a path with a somewhat strenuous climb to the Kitzstein ("Gabel") and a long descent to Kleinarl. After reaching the top of the Kitzstein, the trail descends along the western flank of the mountain. You head down the footpath into the valley where you will encounter your sleeping place for tonight on the way. The Kleinarl Hütte.
Kleinarl Hütte - Weissenhofalm
Distance:10 km / 6.2 mi
Ascent:820 m / 2690 ft
Descent:790 m / 2592 ft
As soon as you leave the Kleinarl Hütte you walk further into the valley and end up in the village of Kleinarl. From here you follow a beautiful forest path through larch woods to the Steinkaralm. From here you follow a narrow path until you reach the ridge at 1832 meters. From here the alpine meadow path with beautiful views leads to the Weissenhofalm. The finish for today.
Weissenhofalm - Kogelalm - Waldgasthof
Distance:11.3 km / 7 mi
Ascent:410 m / 1345 ft
Descent:800 m / 2625 ft
From the Weissenhofalm walk on a largely flat route along Mooskopf past the ski elevators to the Ahornkarkof, the Saukarkopf and Saukarfunktel to the Kogelalm, which is located at the ski elevator the 'flying Mozart'. This first section is originally still part of stage 19, from the Kogelalm officially begins stage 20 of the Salzburg Almenweg. Stage 20 goes via over wide open ski slopes and high forests. This hike takes us mainly through the ski area, past numerous mountain huts such as the Latschenhof, Jandlalm and finally the Waldgasthof.
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Booking the huts
We will take care of arranging accommodation on the Salzburger Almenweg for you. We will also provide you with a detailed itinerary for every stage and instructions on how to get to the trailhead.
Full travel guide
We will send you on your way with a digital travel guide that includes a route description for the Salzburger Almenweg, interactive hiking maps, and the most important information applicable to your trek
During your Salzburger Almenweg, you will spend your nights in mountain huts. In the mountain huts we normally only book dormitories, but we can look into private rooms on request. If the private rooms are fully booked or not available in the hut, we automatically book a bed in dormitories for you. Please note that private rooms are more expensive and there will be an additional charge for this.
Accommodation at the huts includes dinner and breakfast. We will arrange this for you as well. This allows you to travel lighter and have one less thing to worry about. Bear in mind that lunch is not included, but it can be purchased at the huts. Here you can also buy an array of snacks and bottled water.
Traveling to and from
You have to make your own way to the starting point. The total amount does not include personal transport.
Should you need any form of (public) transport on location, this is not part of the trekking package. This includes the use of taxi, bus, cable cars, gondolas etc.
Half-board is included in the price of this trek. Lunch, however, is not. You can get something to eat at the mountain huts along the way.
Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.
Personal expenses on such as souvenirs, drinks, and other similar expenses are for your own account.