Werfener Hütte circular hike Grießscharte

Tour description

The starting point is the Wengerau. Past the Wengerau-Alm and the Gamsblickalm, after 500 metres take the steep footpath past the Elmaualm and the Werfener Hütte. Continue to the Thronleiter (throne ladder) junction and take the downhill path which is slightly to the left. After meandering through the mountain pine field (very hot in summer!), hike through larch and mixed forests to the Mahdegg-Alm. From there, take the Faisten forest road past the Zistelberghof farm to the centre of Werfenweng.

Tour details

Path markings: 32, 32b, 32f
Starting point: Wengerau
Route length: 13,4 km
Walking time: 6 hours
Altitude difference: 1030 m
Difficulty: hard

Refreshment stops on route

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