Trek in the southern part of the Totes Gebirge with ascent to the Almkogel

Mountain range, region / State

Totes Gebirge / Austria



17. 06. 2023


3 / 5


↑ 1431 m

↓ 1431 m


21.4 km

8 hours


max. 2106 m n.m.

min. 917 m n.m.

Elevation profile of the route

Meters climbed: 1431 m
Dismal metres: 1431 m

Useful information

Circumnavigation to the Almkogel in the Totes Gebirge

Starting point

Free parking about 2 km outside Tauplitz, direction Gnanitz Alm.

Description of the hike


A nice scenic trek along marked hiking trails. Medium difficulty, no dangerous sections. The whole way is on mountain trails and paths. A classic alpine trek. There is some elevation gain on the route, so good fitness is definitely recommended.

Water availability

Water can be replenished from streams at several points along the way.

Sleeping options

Almshouses should not be camped on freely, it is a protected area. Apparently there is also a possibility to stay overnight in the huts on the almshouses. Plenty of accommodation in the valley.

Mountain peaks

Climb to Almkogel, views of Grimming, Totes Gebirge and Enns


The route follows marked hiking trails, there is no danger. In summer, beware of thunderstorms.


Food to go, refreshments available at the almshouses (self-service drinks + cash box).

Posted by: 29. 06. 2023
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