Pinzgau Stroll

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
Starting point Schmittenhöhe
Final point Schattberg (Saalbach)
Route Kettingtörl - Pinzgauer Hütte - Kettingkopf - Kesselscharte - Rohrertörl - Klammscharte - Klingertörl - Seetörl - Hacklberger Seen - Schattberg

appropriate footwear

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 from 8:30 am:

Cable car ticket Price
Summit charger-ticket adults
(with guest card)
€ 28,50
€ 26,00
Summit charger-ticket youth € 21,00
Summit charger-ticket children € 14,00


For any accidents and injuries the Schmittenhöhebahn AG assumes no liability!

couple hiking at Schmittenhöhe

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Take a break during your hike and visit on of our alpine huts & mountain restaurants!

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