+ A SPECIAL HIGHLIGHT EVERY DAY
+ MORE THAN AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE E5
+ A MAXIMUM OF 7 PARTICIPANTS PER GUIDE
Another highlight in the VIVALPIN program is the Eastern Alpine Crossing through some of the most spectacular mountain ranges in the Alps. Already the start at the Königsee would be worth a trip, but the highlights of the following days only add to this: the circumnavigation of Austria's highest mountain, the 3798m high Großglockner, or the view of the Three Peaks, which were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009. The 7 stages with up to 1300 meters of altitude are evenly distributed in terms of highlights and conditional requirements. For us, this route is more than an alternative to the classic E5.
Program and process
Meeting point, equipment check and by boat across the Königssee to St. Bartholomä. Ascent via the Saugasse to the KärlingerHaus (1638m). Overnight stay/half board at Kärlinger Haus.
Ascent 1.100hm, time 4-5h
Crossing the karstified plateau of the Steinernes Meer to Riemann Haus (2,177m). Descent via a partly wire-rope-secured path to Maria Alm. Short cab transfer and ascent to the beautiful Trauneralm.
Ascent 900hm / descent 1.100hm, time 7h
Ascent to the "Pfandlscharte" (2.665 m) with a wonderful view to the Großglockner. Descent and short counter ascent to the Glockner Haus (2.132 m)
Ascent 1.200hm / descent 650hm, time 5-7h
Now we go to the south side of the Glockner. The trail leads over the Margaritzen reservoir and the Stockerscharte (Wiener Höhenweg) to the Salmhütte (2.644 m). After a lunch break, we continue hiking to the Glorer Hut (2,642 m) and across idyllic alpine meadows downhill to Luckner Haus (1,918 m) and overnight there.
Ascent 900hm / descent 1.100hm, time 7h
After breakfast transfer to the Defereggen valley to Maria Hilf. Passing the Stallebach waterfall and Alpe Stalle descent via Villgrater Törl to Unterstalleralm and from here by bus/hiking cab to Kalkstein to the pension.
Ascent 1100hm / descent 830hm, time 5-6h
A beautiful ascent to the Dobbiaco Pfannhorn (2663m) with the first views of the Dolomites. On the descent a stop at the Bonner Hütte. After a short transfer and a short ascent you are in the middle of the Dolomites. Overnight stay at the Drei Schuster hut (1626 m).
Ascent 1.300hm / descent 1.000hm, time 6h
Through the Innerfeld Valley to the Three Peaks Hut (2438 m) with overwhelming views of the north faces of the famous Three Peaks, continue over the Paternsattel to the Auronzo Hut, and transfer back to Berchtesgaden takes place. Arrival Berchtesgaden in the evening.
Ascent 900hm, time 5h
Change of program
All courses and guided tours are conscientiously organized and carried out according to the safety standards of the VIVALPIN Mountain and Ski School with qualified mountain and ski guides. An adjustment of the approved tour program is possible for safety reasons such as bad weather, dangerous conditions or insufficient preconditions of the participants. The decision for the final program is made by the mountain guide on site.
On the last day around 19.00 o'clock in Berchtesgaden
At least 6 participants (if less than 6 people, surcharge by arrangement)
On the 1st day at 10.00 am parking lot Königssee (tourist information)
Getting there by car
Via the A8 Munich - Salzburg, exit Bad Reichenhall. Via B20 to Berchtesgaden to the parking lot Königssee (paid parking).
Getting there by public transport
Via train to Berchtesgaden, continue via bus to Schönau am Königssee
Huts, guesthouses, pensions
Good physical condition, good physical condition, surefootedness, no fear of heights and endurance for daily stages with approx. 8 kg of luggage of approx. 7 hours walking time, ascents up to 1300 Hm and 5 hours in the ascent, descents up to 1250 Hm.
5x overnight stay in huts
1x overnight stay in guesthouse
6x half board
3x transfers by cab and bus
Return trip from Auronzo to Berchtesgaden
Snacks & Drinks
Parking fees (at Königssee)
Travel cancellation insurance if required