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Grossarl: Kreuzkogel - Gehwolf Alm

· 1 review · Hiking Trail · Großarl
  • Harbachhhütte
    / Harbachhhütte
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Gehwolfalm
    / Gehwolfalm
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Kreuzkogel
    / Kreuzkogel
    Photo: TVB Großarltal, Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Panoramabahn Großarltal
    / Panoramabahn Großarltal
    Photo: TVB Großarltal, Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Sunset on the Kreuzkogel
    / Sunset on the Kreuzkogel
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • After sunset on the Spiegelsee
    / After sunset on the Spiegelsee
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
Map / Grossarl: Kreuzkogel - Gehwolf Alm
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Great round trip where you go up by the cable cars.

moderate
4.2 km
2:07 h
305 m
310 m

You go up by the cable cars to the Panoramaplateau (mountain station of the cable cars). You have immediately the possibility to take a break at the Laireiteralm. You hike up quite comfortably along the road to the Kreuzkogel, which is in winter the ski-mountain in Grossarl Valley.

On the Kreuzkogel you have a real peak-experience although you just have to go about 3/4 h up there. And the view to the mountains in the surroundings is marvellous.

Then you hike down to the Harbachhütte and the Gehwolf Alm. On both huts you can taste regional delicacies.

For your descent you have the choice: Either you hike up to the mountain station or you hike down to the middle station of the cable cars.

Author’s recommendation

You can hike to the "Spiegelsee" (about 1/2 h in 1 direction from the Kreuzkogel). This is a mountain lake where you can try some paths which you use without your shoes.

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2027 m
1694 m
Highest point
Kreuzkogel (2027 m)
Lowest point
Grossarl - Gehwolf Alm (1694 m)
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Safety information

You shouldn't be afraid of heights because you go up by the cable cars.

Equipment

hiking boots with grip sole, hiking map

Tips, hints and links

Gondola hikes in Grossarltal

Start

Grossarl - mountain station of the cable cars (1835 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.228580, 13.168460
UTM
33T 361352 5232192

Destination

Grossarl - mountain station of the cable cars

Turn-by-turn directions

You go up by the cable cars to the Panoramaplateau, 1,840 m (mountain station). Then you hike up on the way no. 36 to the Kreuzkogel, 2,027 m (approx. 3/4 h). Further in direction to the Fulseck until the crossing, then you hike down the way no. 36B to the Harbachhütte, 1,683 m and the Gewohlf Alm, 1,675 m (about 3/4 h). Then you hike up again on the way no. 36 to the mountain station of the cable cars (approx. 3/4 h) or you hike down to the middle station of the cable cars.

Public transport

public bus nr. 540, cable cars (Panoramabahn Grossarltal)

Getting there

You go by car or public bus to Grossarl and further by the cable cars to the mountain station

Parking

parking space "Bergbahnen"

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

hiking map tappeiner no. 311

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Comments and ratings (1)

Christian Buggisch
2016-08-29
Ja, natürlich ist die Aussicht schön. Nur leider kostet die Panoramabahn für eine fünfköpfige Familie 70 Euro!! Keine Ahnung, wer sich diese Preisgestaltung hat einfallen lassen, aber das ist wirklich zu teuer.
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2016-08-23

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
4.2 km
Duration
2:07 h
Ascent
305 m
Descent
310 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly Mountain railway ascent/descent Insider tip Summit tour

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