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Tauernhöhenweg

Long-Distance Hiking · Holiday Region Hohe Tauern National Park
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  • Zittelhaus
    / Zittelhaus
    Photo: Thomas Suntinger, Hohe Tauern - die Nationalpark-Region in Kärnten
  • / Spielmann - vom Anstieg vom Glocknerhaus
    Photo: Hohe Tauern - die Nationalpark-Region in Kärnten
  • / Am Tauernhöhenweg zwischen Hannoverhaus und Großelendscharte
    Photo: Peter Angermann, Hohe Tauern - die Nationalpark-Region in Kärnten
  • / Hagener Hütte am Mallnitzer Tauern
    Photo: Andreas Kleinwächter, Hohe Tauern - die Nationalpark-Region in Kärnten
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difficult
Distance 69.9 km
35:00 h
5,212 m
5,415 m
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Nationalpark-Region Hohe Tauern Kärnten
Update: March 09, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Hocharn, 3,254 m
Lowest point
1,885 m
Best time of year
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Start

Alpincenter Glocknerhaus an der Großglockner-Hochalpenstraße (2,124 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.069480, 12.768200
DMS
47°04'10.1"N 12°46'05.5"E
UTM
33T 330549 5215302
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Destination

Parkplatz Kölnbreinsperre (Maltatal-Hochalmstraße)

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Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.069480, 12.768200
DMS
47°04'10.1"N 12°46'05.5"E
UTM
33T 330549 5215302
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Hikes

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
69.9 km
Duration
35:00 h
Ascent
5,212 m
Descent
5,415 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Summit route

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