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Hüttschlag: Karteisalm - Kreuzeck - Glettnalm

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  • Karteisalm
    / Karteisalm
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Blick zum Tappenkarsee
    / Blick zum Tappenkarsee
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Kreuzeck
    / Kreuzeck
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Kuh, was sagen Sie dazu?
    / Kuh, was sagen Sie dazu?
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Klingspitz
    / Klingspitz
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Glettenalm
    / Glettenalm
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
  • Almbutter
    / Almbutter
    Photo: Tourismusverband Großarltal - Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
Map / Hüttschlag: Karteisalm - Kreuzeck - Glettnalm
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Rount trip from the Hallmoosalm, to the Karteisalm and further to the Karteistörl, to the Glettnalm and further to the Hallmoosalm.

difficult
12 km
6:30 h
1162 m
1120 m

The starting point of this round trip is the Hallmoosalm in Hüttschlag. After a short distance along the forestry road, you turn off and follow the path to the Karteisalm (closed). Just before you reach the Karteisalm, there is an idyllic fountain - the water within the valley has drinking water quality.

You walk via alpine meadows (especially beautiful in the early summer) to the Karteistörl. From here, you have a wonderful view to the Lake Tappenkar, the largest mountain lake in the Alps.

You hike along a gorgeous ridge to the Kreuzeck and descent over the Glettnalm area to the Glettnalm. Just before the mountain hut, there is a cross and a chapel.

You eat self-made delicacies on the Glettnalm. The descent is either via the forestry path or along the shortcuts to the Ragglalm (closed) back to the Hallmoosalm, the starting point of this tour.

Author’s recommendation

During summer, there are guided mountain tours to the Klingspitz with BERG-GESUND.

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2204 m
1319 m
Highest point
Kreuzeck (2204 m)
Lowest point
Hüttschlag - Hallmoosalm (1319 m)
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Equipment

hiking boots with grip sole, hiking map

Tips, hints and links

Mountains and peaks in Grossarltal

Start

Hüttschlag - Hallmoosalm (1323 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.181990, 13.270920
UTM
33T 368994 5226838

Destination

Hüttschlag - Hallmoosalm

Turn-by-turn directions

You go by car or hiking taxi on the Güterweg Seilsitzberg (Hüttschlag/Karteis) to the Hallmoosalm, 1,300 m (closed) - parking. You ascend via path no. 53 to the Karteisalm, 1.661 m (approx. 1 h - closed) and further through alpine meadows to the Karteistörl, 2,145 m (approx. 1 1/2 h). You hike to the Kreuzeck, 2,204 m (approx. 1/4 h). You descend on the path no. 52A to the Glettnalm, 1,760 m (approx. 1 1/2 h.). Descent over the forestry road no. 52 or the path no. 52A via the Ragglalm, 1,646 m (closed) to the Hallmoosalm in Hüttschlag (about 1 1/2 h).

Public transport

public bus no. 540, hiking taxi Grossarltal

Getting there

You go by car or public bus no. 540 to Hüttschlag and further to Hüttschlag/Karteis. You turn left into the Güterweg Seilsitzberg until you reach the Hallmoosalm.

Parking

Hallmoosalm parking

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

hiking map tappeiner no. 311

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Comments and ratings (3)

Christoph van Holt
2016-07-14
Fahrt mit dem PKW zur Hallmoosalm. Aufstieg durch ein Waldstück zur Karteisalm. Dann auf einem Wanderpfad durch eine sehr schöne Almlandschaft zum Karteistörl und weiter zum Kreuzeck. Von dort aus erfolgte der Abstieg zur neuen Glettnalm. Nach einer leckeren Stärkung machten wir uns auf den Rückweg zur Hallmoosalm. Auf dem Höhenweg zum Kreuzeck und vor allem auf dem Rückweg zur Hallmoosalm hatten wir einen großartigen Ausblick ins Grossarltal und die umliegenden Berglandschaften.

Christoph van Holt
2016-07-14
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2015-07-26

Christoph van Holt
2016-07-14
Karteisalm
Karteisalm
Photo: Christoph van Holt, Community
auf dem Weg vom Kreuzeck zur Glettnalm
auf dem Weg vom Kreuzeck zur Glettnalm
Photo: Christoph van Holt, Community
die Glettnalm
die Glettnalm
Photo: Christoph van Holt, Community
Blick ins Talende auf dem Rückweg zur Hallmosalm
Blick ins Talende auf dem Rückweg zur Hallmosalm
Photo: Christoph van Holt, Community

Reviews
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
12 km
Duration
6:30 h
Ascent
1162 m
Descent
1120 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Geological highlights Botanical highlights Insider tip Summit tour

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