Most often used starting point Wimbachbrücke. From there the approach to Watzmannhaus follows a well-marked path. From Wimbachbrücke (600m) to- Watzmannhaus (1928m), approx. 1300m, 3½ h.
From Watzmannhaus to Hocheck (2651m), approx. 730m, 2h, easy scramble (I). Ridge traverse from Hocheck via Mittelspitze (2713m) to Südspitze (2712m) 1½-2h, via ferrata (II). From Südspitze to Wimbachgrieshütte (1327m) approx. 1400m descent, 2½-4h. From Wimbachgrieshütte to Wimbachbrücke approx. 700m descent, 2½ h.
From Wimbachbrücke to Wimbachbrücke a whopping 2500m, distance about 26km, 9-14h.
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