Which hiking trails can I take at Schmitten? Where can I stop for a bite to eat?
The Pinzgau Stroll is one of the most beautiful high trails in the Eastern Alps with breathtaking views to the snow covered peaks of the Hohe Tauern national park, the Salzach valley and the Kitzbüheler Alpen. During your hike you will see famous peaks such as Großglockner, Kitzsteinhorn, Granatspitze, Sonnblick or Großvenediger.
Hard facts about the hiking tour
|Difficulty level||intermediate (good condition required)|
|Length||apprx. 17 km - 10.5 miles|
|Duration||apprx. 6 hours|
|Altitude difference||ascent 746 m, descent 728 m|
|Highest point||2.081 m|
|Final point||Schattberg (Saalbach)|
|Route||Kettingtörl - Pinzgauer Hütte - Kettingkopf - Kesselscharte - Rohrertörl - Klammscharte - Klingertörl - Seetörl - Hacklberger Seen - Schattberg|
enough food & liquids (no open huts during the route)
parking at Schmittenhöhebahn
bus connection from Saalbach to Zell am See available
descent with Schattberg X-press with valid up & down cable car ticket possible - also if you start the hike from Saalbach!
Cable car tickets to the top of the Schmittenhöhe
The Schmittenhöhebahn takes you up to the top already at 8.15 a.m.:
|Cable car ticket||Price|
|Summit charger-ticket adults
(with guest card)
|Summit charger-ticket youth||€ 21,00|
|Summit charger-ticket children||€ 14,00|
For any accidents and injuries the Schmittenhöhebahn AG assumes no liability!