1st day: Individual arrival at Ebensee and hike to the Riederhütte
After your arrival at Ebensee, the Feuerkogel cable car lifts you up to 1600 meters above sea level. From here you hike along the high plateau up to the Alberfeldkogel with its Europe cross and a wonderful view over the Traunsee lake, the Langbathsee lake and the mountains of the Salzkammergut. Further on, your path leads you through the karst landscape of the Höllengebirge (hell mountainrange) to the Riederhütte.
~ 5 km, 2-3 Std, altitude difference á440 / â250 m
Overnight stay at Riederhütte.
2nd day:Via the Schneekogel to the Kranabethhütte
The highest point today is the starting point with 1765 meters above sea level, the lowest is at 1378 meters. The path winds through the lovely karst landscape, mostly with gentl ascents and descents. At the beginning you hike towards the Schneekogel before you take the Kaiserweg (emperors path) to the Kranabethhütte hut. The phenomenal view from the terrace is the perfect opportunity to finish the day.
~ 7,5 km, 3-4 Std, altitude difference á260 / â490 m
Overnight stay at Kranabethhütte.
3rd day:Descent with the Feuerkogel cable car and departure
As a finisher you take the Feuerkogel cable car down to the valley.
This hike offers you the perfect opportunity to take a break from everyday life. You explore the high alpine region in a breathtaking way without too much hurdles.
The carrying out of the tour is dependent on weather conditions
Daily stages aren´t technically heavy and are also feasible for amateurs. A reasonable fitness level and basic hiking equipment like good hiking shoes, rucksack, rain and sun protection, functional clothing and also a warmer jacket or pullover are necessary to enjoy your trip.
Rates per person and arrangement in €:
01.06. – 06.10.2020
Huts with communal bunks 150,--
Supplement half board 47,--
* Hut sleeping bag: blankets are available in the huts; necessary but mandatory is only a lightweight cotton/silk sleeping bag liner
Local tax is extra to pay on spot in each accommodation (from € 1,-- to € 3,-- per person/per night)
The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.
Due to environmental reasons we recommend to arrive and depart by public transportation (train/bus)