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Osterhorn - Hoher Zinken
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Osterhorn - Hoher Zinken

 
Osterhorn - Hoher Zinken

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: Salzburg, Austria, Europe

Lat/Lon: 47.67354°N / 13.36418°E

Object Title: Osterhorn - Hoher Zinken

Activities: Hiking

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall

Elevation: 5787 ft / 1764 m

 

Page By: flow

Created/Edited: Jun 11, 2007 / Feb 27, 2013

Object ID: 300625

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News

12th March 2008: Added section mountain conditions.
14th Feb. 2008: Renamed the summit to Osterhorn - Hoher Zinken and added new pictures.

Overview

Osterhorn is a 1.746m high summit in the Osterhorngruppe, Eastern Alps in Salzburg. It is easy to reach without any difficulties. On the way from Laemmerbach you get to Genneralm with a lot of nice huts with good food. From there you can hike several mountains in the region like Gennerhorn (1.735m), Gruberhorn (1.732) and Regenspitz (1.675). It is also possible to reach Genneralm by car but it is a toll road. On the way to Osterhorn you reach Hoher Zinken, 1.764m. Only a short ridge seperates both summits.
You can hike Osterhorn from Mai to October.
It's also a nice trip with skies in winter.
Hoher Zinken, 1.764m
Osterhorn and Hoher Zinken

Views

 
Holzeck, 1.603m
Holzeck
 
Hoher Zinken
Hoher Zinken

Routes

From North:
Way number 10 from Laemmerbach (801m) leads you to Genneralm (around 1.300m). From there you take the way W840 (‘Arnoweg’) in direction east. You get to the summit of Hoher Zinken (1.764m), have to go down about 100m of height and further up to Osterhorn (1.746m)
Way number 856 from Abersee (558m) to Zinkeneckalm (1.162m) and Osterhorn (1.746m)
From South-East:
Way number 840 (‘Arnoweg’) from Postalm takes you via Pitschenbergalm (1.449m) and Pitscherberg (1.720m) to the notch between Hoher Zinken and Osterhorn at about 1.660m. For Osterhorn you go up east.

Getting There

On the highway A10 (from Salzburg to Carinthia) you take the exit Golling and go to direction Abtenau until you reach Voglau. There you turn left in direction of Postalm.
On highway A1 you take exit Thalgau or Mondsee and go to direction St. Gilgen on Wolfgangsee road (B158). Turn to direction Faistenau until you reach Hintersee, take the street left to the church until Laemmerbach (801m).

Huts

Genneralm: many huts at around 1.300m; most offer food, some offer overnights as well
Postalm: Skiing area with a lot of infrastructure
Pitschenbergalm, 1.449m

Maps

Mayr Hiking Guide 76
St. Gilgen-Strobl/Postalm-St. Wolfgang
1:35.000

Mountain Conditions

Panorama Pic Gaissau Hintersee
Weather Hintersee

Links

Postalm

Images