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Faschaunereck is a mountain for skiing. In summer it can offer a little, just a pleasant panorama, but in winter and spring its south and east slopes are ideal for a ski tour and the peak is often ascended.
Faschaunereck belongs to the Hafner Group, which is part of Hohe Tauern. Main peaks of this group run in the NW-SE direction and above the old, picturesque town of Gmuend our peak lies in a side crest, going from the main one towards the south.
Getting ThereFrom Gmuend, a beautiful town close to the highway Villach - Salzburg you take a road into the Malta valley (towards the NW). Reaching the village of Malta, you turn north and take a narrow mountain road on Maltaberg. This is a group of farm houses, huts and hay barns, lying on the altitude of 1600 meters, where the road is closed for public traffic. You park by Kramer Huette. Also in spring this mountain road is usually opened for traffic, because it lies on sunny slopes, facing towards the south.
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From the parking place by Kramer Huette to the top of Faschaunereck you need 3 hours (for 1000 meters), skiing down will take you less than one. If the road to Maltaberg is covered by snow, you will need from Malta valley two more hours, but then Faschaunereck will offer you 1800 m of good ski slopes.
If you are not bound to a car, waiting on Maltaberg, many other ski tours can be done. You can climb Stubeck and ski towards the south or north-east, or you can climb Torscharte (2106 m) and ski down into the Wolfs Bach valley.