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Grossarl: Ellmautal-Almsteig

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  • Loosbühelalm
    / Loosbühelalm
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Ellmaualm
    / Ellmaualm
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Weißalm
    / Weißalm
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Umrahmt von Nadelbäumen steht dieses schöne Gedenkkreuz bei der Loosbühlealm.
    / Umrahmt von Nadelbäumen steht dieses schöne Gedenkkreuz bei der Loosbühlealm.
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal, Tourismusverband Großarltal
  • Snack on the Filzmoosalm
    / Snack on the Filzmoosalm
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Along the Salzburger Almenweg
    / Along the Salzburger Almenweg
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • / Sunset on the Weißalm
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
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Comfortable hiking tour to 4 mountain huts in the Ellmautal.

moderate
9.4 km
4:45 h
651 m
653 m

This hiking tour starts in the Ellmautal at Grund - parking possibility. You hike up on a path through the forest and then over alpine meadows to the Ellmaualm. From the Ellmaualm you have a great panoramic view to the Hochkönig.

Further you hike along the Salzburger Almenweg without any great rise to the Weißalm. You stay on the same way and hike to the Loosbühelalm, where you can taste besides cheese made out of milk from cows, goat's cheese.

You hike further to the Filzmoosalm. This mountain hut is situated in beautiful alpine surroundings.

You can taste delicacies on all the 4 mountain huts and you can hike down to the Grund (start point of the tour) in about 1 1/4 h from every montain hut.

Author’s recommendation

Take your time and enjoy the delicacies on the mountain huts!

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1794 m
1341 m
Highest point
Ellmaualm (1794 m)
Lowest point
Großarl, Grund (1341 m)
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Equipment

hiking boots with grip sole, hiking map

Tips, hints and links

Hiking in Grossarltal

Start

Grossarl - Grund (1345 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.234880, 13.268060
UTM
33T 368907 5232720

Destination

Grossarl - Grund

Turn-by-turn directions

You go by car or public bus into the Ellmautal to Grund - parking possibility. You hike up on the way nr. 62 to the Großellmau-Heimalm (closed) and further on the same way to the Ellmaualm, 1.794 m (about 1 1/2 h). From here you hike along the "Ellmautal-Almsteig" (nr. 63) to the Weißalm, 1.723 m (about 1/2 h) and further to the Loosbühelalm, 1.769 m (about 1 /2 h). The trail goes further to the Achtalm, 1.742 m (closed) and to the Filzmoosalm, 1.710 m (about 1 h). Descent on the way nr. 57, 720 to Grund, which is the start point of the tour.

You can hike down to Grund from every of these 4 mountain huts in about 1 1/4 h.

Public transport

public bus no. 540, public bus Ellmautal no. 541

Getting there

You go by car or public bus no. 540 to Grossarl and you turn left between the Hotel Alte Post and the Spar to the Ellmautal to Grund.

Parking

parking space Grund

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

hiking map tappeiner no. 311

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Comments and ratings (1)

Gerold Hahn
August 14, 2017
Schöne Rundtour, die leicht mit der Besteigung des Gründegg erweitert werden kann
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.4 km
Duration
4:45 h
Ascent
651 m
Descent
653 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly Insider tip

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