Grüne Wiese mit einer Berglandschaft im Hintergrund

Berglandschaft am Hochkönig im Sommer

Climbing holiday
in Maria Alm

Climb the Hochkönig during your summer holiday

Your summer holidays in Austria: climbing at the Hochkonig Massif

The Hochkonig Massif is a real insider tip – the 2943 metres high mountain in Austria belongs to the Northern Limestone Alps and offers everything a true mountaineer’s heart could possibly desire. Climbing and mountaineering routes, ranging from simple to difficult, ensure variety during your Alpine summer holidays in Austria’s Alps.

The Hochkonig Massif is a mountain with many faces and offers perfect conditions for rock climbing and mountaineering during your Alpine summer holidays in Salzburg. Equipment, check - and off you go!

Classics and new Alpine routes during your summer holidays in Austria

Top routes, paths for individualists and exciting climbing terrain: the Hochkonig region is partitioned into sectors A to D, so that you have an easy method of orientation during your climbing adventures in Austria and can choose the most suitable climbing trail for your level of experience:

  • Sector A+B: South Face and Weather Face
  • Sector C: Mandlfaces
  • Sector D1: ‘Torsaule’
  • Sector D2-D5: Immlauer mountains

Climbing trails at the Hochkonig for your summer holidays in the Austrian Alps

This majestic mountain in the province of Salzburg has many things to discover. The highlight of the many mountaineering tours at the Hochkonig is the walk up to the summit – the Franz-Eduard-Matrashaus. An easy mountaineering tour for beginners over a distance of 10 kilometres is the main ascent from the Arturhaus in Muhlbach, the neighbouring resort of Maria Alm. Further routes are available from your hosts, or why not find your favourite trail on