Saalbach hiking challenge
70 kilometers, 3,970 vertical metres - long-distance hike Saalbach Hinterglemm
Ready for a very special challenge? With the Saalbach hiking challenge, not one but three long-distance hiking trails wait for motivated mountain hikers. With over 70 kilometers and just under 4,000 metres altitude, the Saalbach hiking challenge is perfect for experienced hikers and those who really want to know what's going on in the grass mountains of the Pinzgau region.
Experts are awarded with a trophy
If you successfully complete the Saalbach hiking challenge, you deserve a trophy. It's simple, document every successful tour using the pliers at the checkpoints in the control card or you can get the Summitlynx App on your phone, by which the whole thing is possible in a digital way. To collect the coveted trophy of the Saalbach hiking challenge, all checkpoints must be targeted.
Home of Lässig Walk
With around 1,700 vertical metres, 5 summits and some 22 kilometres, the "Home of Lässig walk" leads right into the real nature experience of the Hinterglemm valley. Far away from all lifts and bike trails, there is a fantastic circular hike, which with its 1,700 metres of altitude demands strength and endurance.
Seven Summits of Saalbach Hinterglemm
The Seven Summits are awesome. But they are not only awesome, they are also heavy, long and exhausting. As the name suggests, it is about seven peaks within the Glemmtal valley. These are not just any peaks, but real sounding names.
The name is programme - this beautiful hiking trail is really and truly one of the most beautiful "walks" in the whole of Austria. Well, walking sounds easy and comfortable - that's not how it is. The whole tour on the Pinzgauer Spaziergang is long and you should take a whole day time - after all, you don't want to hassle, right?
Do not forget on the Saalbach hiking challenge:
- Weatherproof clothing - the weather in the mountains can be tricky
- Warm and long change clothes - if the rain catches you
- Spring / autumn hood & gloves - the temperature could drop
- Sturdy footwear with a grippy sole - grip is everything in the mountains
- Sunglasses, headgear, sunscreen for the skin
- Something to eat and lots to drink - not everywhere are cabins around the corner
- Information about weather forecast and development - don't blame it on the weatherman
- Map material and tour information - knowledge is power
- Camera or mobile phone - as a reminder
- Telephone and emergency numbers of mountain rescue etc.