Salzburger Almenweg

Stage 12

Sportgastein - Stubnerkogel lift

Starting point: Sportgastein car park
Arrival point: Stubnerkogel lift, car park at the valley terminal
Lowest / highest point: 1085 m / 1589 m
Altitude: approx. 20 m
Length: approx. 10 km
Characteristics: Hiking path running steadily downhill
Walking time: approx. 2.5 Hours

Stage 12

"In the footsteps of Empress Sissy"


Reaching the trail head: Assuming we don’t wish to use our own car, we can take the bus out to the start of the next stage. The Almenweg follows the toll road as far as the power station, there branching off to the left and descending to the stream.

It now switches over to the left side of the stream by crossing the Lange Brücke bridge and then continues to the Kesselfall bridge. At the Höhe Astenalmen (refreshment opportunity), the trail feeds into a forestry road and subsequently onto a paved road. Shortly after the Gasthof Evianquelle, we once again reach the toll road. Then, after about 300 metres, we turn off to the left towards Böckstein. Our hike now takes us through town and alongside the river via the Kaiserin Elisabeth-Promenade, until we reach the base station for the Stubnerkogel lifts. Incidentally, this stage is identical with the "Toni Sailer Running Trail".

Sights & destinations

Accommodations & stops

Valeriehaus: May - Oct. Tel.: +43 (0)660 2892 400
Obere Astenalm: mid May - late Sep. Tel.: +43 (0)664 9145583
Untere Astenalm: mid May - late Sep. Tel.: +43 (0)664 5929 063
The ideal shoe for this tour:
for women
* recommended by LOWA
altitude chart stage 12 salzburger almenweg
Contact & information:

Bad Gastein Tourist Office
Tel.: +43 (0)6432 3393-560

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