Perfect for outdoor lovers: Hiking in Saalbach Hinterglemm

Hey Ho, let’s go - off to the mountains of Salzburg!

Incredible 400 km of hiking trails - a number which lures people of all over the world to the green Glemmtal valley each year. Fitness freaks or leisurely walkers - the hike region around the THOMSN Alpine Rock Hotel offers the perfect mountain playground for everyone! In our hotel you are definitely in the right place - in the middle of Hinterglemm’s centre, the THOMSN offers the ideal homebase for adventures in the mountains.

Challenges, leisurely walks and long-distance hikes in Saalbach Hinterglemm

The smooth ridges of the Pinzgau Grasberge and the alpine summits can already be seen during your breakfast on the THOMSN sun terrace. No chance for late risers - action & fun wait at the mountain!

The Saalbach Hiking Challenge

3 long-distance hikes, 64 kilometres, 3,800 metres of altitude. The “Saalbach Hiking Challenge” is a challenge for athletic pros. Those who can master the “Pinzgau walk”, the “Seven Summits” and the “Home of Lässig Walk” can take home their personal trophy. The prize is available at the tourist info in Saalbach - the summit successes will be checked either with the punch pliers at the checkpoints or very easy with the Summitlynx App on your smartphone.

The facts:

  • Pinzgau walk: Schattberg Ost summit to the Schmittenbahn in Zell am See // 650 metres of altitude // 18 kilometres
  • Seven Summits: Starting point: Schattberg X-PRESS via Stemmerkogel, Hochkogel, Hochsaalbachkogel, Bärensteigkogel, Manlitzkogel, Mittagskogel to the Geißstein // 1,450 metres of altitude // 24 kilometres
  • Home of Lässig Walk: Starting point is the parking lot in Lengau - round through the head of the valley // 1,700 metres of altitude // 22 km

Motor skills path in Saalbach Hinterglemm

An especially cool offer for fitness freaks and work-out buddies can be found along the Saalach river from Saalbach to the village part Jausern. On the ca. 4 kilometres long path, 24 stations will train your agility, balance and full body fitness. Those who are very motivated can jog to the starting point (ca. 4 km), everyone else can use the hiking bus to Saalbach or Jausern for free with the JOKER CARD.

Come down & feel free - forest wellness at the Reiterkogel

In a 200-year-old fir forest on 1,700 metres of altitude, the “Waldwellness” space with cool stations between more than 1,000 firs provide plenty of fresh air and a unique place to chill.

The yoga platforms in the middle of the clearing are equally popular as the comfortable loungers from local wood. Put your feet up and let your soul hang loose - feelgood feeling on the large hammocks!

Good to know: You can order your personal picnic basket at the Reiteralm and take it with you to the forest - #alpinequalitytime!

The infrastructure for your perfect hiking trip

In addition to the different hiking routes for beginners, pros and endurance athletes, Saalbach Hinterglemm puts forward another extra with its cool hut offer as well as the most modern cable cars. Those who would like to go to airy heights can use the lifts free of charge with the JOKER CARD - in summer 2020, no fewer than 6 mountain cable cars will take you up to the summits of the mountains:

12er KOGEL in Hinterglemm
600 m from the THOMSN

Westgipfelbahn in Hinterglemm
850 m from the THOMSN

Reiterkogelbahn in Hinterglemm
300 m from the THOMSN

Schattberg X-Press in Saalbach
3.6 km from the THOMSN

Schattberg Sprinter in Saalbach
at the Schattberg

Kohlmaisbahn in Saalbach
4.9 km from the THOMSN

A list of 40 rustic to modern huts in the region that serve Kaiserschmarrn and a cool “blond” can be found here. Life tastes better in the mountains!

Guided hikes, interactive maps and more hiking infos

You have never tasted the smell of mountain air and your hiking boots still have a price tag on them? Then it is best if you join people who know the region around the THOMSN Alpine Rock Hotel very well. The local hiking guides take you on an adventure. There are different tour offers - even real pros can still learn something here and discover the most beautiful places of the Glemmtal valley.

Sky above,
earth below,
peace within.

Let’s go!

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