Hiking Tour "Maurerkogel"

The Maurerkogel is a neighbour peak of the Schmittenhöhe. You follow the Pinzgau Stroll for a couple of minutes until you get to the crossing "Maurerkogel". From now on you just follow the sign until you get to the peak and there you enjoy a breathtaking view over the peaks of the Hohe Tauern and the Wilder Kaiser. 

On the returning way you can stop at Hochsonnbergalm, a very traditional and typical Pinzgau hut with homemade products. Your way back to the top of Schmittenhöhe leads over some parts of the Pinzgau Stroll - have fun!

Hard facts hiking tour

Difficulty level intermediate (good condition required)
Length apprx. 11 km - 6.8 miles
Duration apprx. 4 hours
Altitude difference ascent 631 m, descent 631 m
Highest point 2.059 m
Starting point Schmittenhöhe
Final point Schmittenhöhe
Route Kettingtörl - Kettingkopf - Maurerkogel - Rohertörl - Hochsonnberg
Hiking tips

appropriate footwear

enough food & liquids

rest in the Hochsonnbergalm

rest in the  Pinzgauer Hütte

parking at the Schmittenhöhebahn

 

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