Summer is at its peak season. The days are long and the sun is high up in the sky. You fly high with the Saalbach Hinterglemm cable cars. As soon as you’ve reached the peak, it’s time for a 360° view. You know the panorama from the winter where you used to ski over the best slopes. Now in summertime you can find the best hiking trails and mountain paths in Saalbach Hinterglemm.

Tighten your laces, put on your backpack, take one more picture and get started to enter the alpine world of the Pinzgau grass mountains. You do not have to stop before you’ve done 400 km labeled hiking trails. Follow the yellow signs and find out more about the most impressive spots of the Glemm valley. Relaxed and laid back at the Saalachtaler Höhenweg or at the Talschlussrunde. Challenging and active at the Seven Summits of Saalbach Hinterglemm.

Hiking in the valley of Hinterglemm
  • There’s a beautiful hiking-loop in the “Talschluss” - the end of the Hinterglemm valley
  • Perfect view to the summits of the surrounding mountains
  • Nice paths, not too difficult and challenging, intensity is up to you
  • Take a break - visit the Lindlingalm or the Ossmannalm
  • Regional products, cool beer, a solid “Brettljause” and a “Schnaps” afterwards
  • Tired legs? A ride on the excursion train takes you back to the village of Hinterglemm
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Hiking on the Saalachtaler Höhenweg
  • Ascent by cable car to the summit of Kohlmais
  • Take the Saalachtaler Höhenweg via the Asitz in Eastern direction
  • Never steep, technically easy, with stunning views
  • You can keep on hiking until you’ve reached the Biberg in Saalfelden
  • Take something to eat with you - there are no huts and shelters along the way
  • HINT: Descent to Leogang and ascent by cable car back to the Asitz
Hiking paradise Schattberg & Zwölferkogel
  • The south side of the valley offers alpine feeling on high mountains
  • Take the Schattberg express or the Zwölferkogel cable car to the top
  • HINT: Schattberg hiking path via Stemmerkogel, Saalbachkogel and Hochkogel
  • HINT: Zwölferkogel: Climb the summit of Penhab and continue to the Seekar
  • Amazing loop: length, intensity and level are up to you
  • Take solid shoes and warm clothes - the weather can change
  • have a look at the Saalbach hiking map
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the seven summits of saalbach hinterglemm
Seven Summits Saalbach
  • The “royal discipline” in the hiking area Saalbach Hinterglemm
  • Seven Summits Saalbach - long distance hike over seven summits in the valley
  • Long and difficult day-trip for experienced hikers only
  • Take solid shoes and warm clothes - the weather can change
  • Exits of the tour are possible along the trip
  • HINT: there are not huts and shelters along the way, take food and drinks with you
Take the following items with you on a hike
  • Joker Card hiking-card
  • Good, solid hiking shoes for rocky trails
  • Comfortable backpack with rain cover
  • Waterproof clothes - just in case
  • Warm clothes to change
  • First-aid-kit
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen, hat or cap
  • Hiking poles, food and enough to drink
  • Hiking map, route-info, emergency numbers
  • Camera, binoculars, mobile
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Up to 40 huts for your pleasure

Hiking is an outdoor experience and hiking is a mountain sport. Sometimes hiking is also about relaxing, enjoying and the pleasure of good food. If you hike on the most beautiful hiking paths all day long, you deserve a rest, good food and regional products. In the mountains of Saalbach Hinterglemm you’ll find up to 40 huts and cabins. There you’ll meet friendly people, delicious snacks and original Pinzgau specialities. Soon you will know the answers to the following questions: where can one find the most delicious Kasnocken? Which hut offers the best view over the valley? On which mountain and in which hut do you meet the prettiest dairymaid?

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