Hiking tour to the Saukaralm, which is one of the most beautiful view points in Grossarltal.
Distance 11.4 km
From the village center of Grossarl, a path leads through the forest to Hertas Rast. Hertas Rast was named after pioneers of the tourism in Grossarl.
You hike up to the Vorderstadluck farm. Until there, you can also go up by car or hiking taxi. The hiking path leads through meadows and finally alpine meadows to the Gerstreitalm. Especially children have their fun here at the big playground. After your break with self-made delicacies, you hike upwards to the Röschenbergalm (closed.)
Through beautiful alpine meadows you reach the Saukaralm. This mountain hut is the highest mountain hut in Grossarltal. The view from here is simply unique. You can see the Hohe Tauern, the Hochkönig as well as the Tennengebirge and the Hagengebirge. Sunsets on the Saukaralm are particularly impressive.
OPTION I: From the village center of Grossarl, you hike on the hiking path no. 17 (Hertas Rast) to the Vorderstadluck farm - approx. 1 h (until here you can go by car or hiking taxi). You ascend on the path no. 65 (or 65A via the Gerstreitalm, 1,575 m - about 1 h) to the Saukaralm, 1,850 m (about 1 h from the Gerstreitalm or about 2 h from the Vorderstadluck farm).
OPTION II: You go by car or hiking taxi on the Sonneggweg just before the Sonneggbrücke. You hike up the forestry road (no. 65B) to the Saukaralm, 1,850 m (approx. 2 h).
Back on the same route.
all notes on protected areas
public bus no. 540, hiking taxi Grossarltal
You go by car or public bus no. 540 into the village center of Grossarl (and further on the Sonnseitweg to the Vorderstadluck farm) OR you go on the Sonneggweg in the district of Au just before the Sonneggbrücke.
parking in the south of Grossarl, at the gas station, Vorderstadluck farm OR at the Saukaralm parking