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Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: Salzburg, Austria, Europe

Lat/Lon: 47.08913°N / 13.04152°E

Object Title: Silberpfennig

Activities: Hiking, Skiing

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Elevation: 8530 ft / 2600 m


Page By: DoJo

Created/Edited: Jul 17, 2008 / May 29, 2009

Object ID: 422067

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In winter/spring a nice but not overcrowded mountain in the Goldberg Group (due to higher mountains like Hoher Sonnblick and/or Hocharn). Ski ascent either from Kolm Saigurn or Kleiner Silberpfennig from Sportgastein.

Silberpfennig from Kolmkarspitz

Getting There

Kolm Saigurn

Herzog Ernst can be climbed from Kolm Saigurn (Rauris Valley) either directly from the parking lot Lenzanger or from Kolm Saigurn via Durchgangalm - Bockhartscharte (Pochhartscharte) - Baukarlscharte changing to the north side of Silberpfennig - follow the last meters of the WNW ridge to the summit of Silberpfennig.

en route to Durchgangalm
near Durchgangalm
Durchgangalm (Silberpfennig)
near Filzenkar (Silberpfennig)
near Bockhartscharte
Silberpfennig Summit
Silberpfennig Summit

Gasteiner Tal

Ski ascent (in spring !!) via Unterer Bockhartsee (Pochhartsee) - Miesbichlscharte to Kleiner Silberpfennig (2510m) (13.05688 E, 47.08872 N)


Schareck (from Silberpfennig)
Schareck (North Face) - from Silberpfennig

Red Tape

A part of the ascent from Kolm Saigurn is located within the Hohe Tauern National Park. No fees accept toll roads to Kolm Saigurn or Sportgastein.

When To Climb

The mountain can be climbed nearly all over the year.
For ski touring the best months are March to May/June - be aware of avalange danger (especially between Bockhartscharte and Baukarlscharte.

Descending Silberpfennig
Descending Silberpfennig
Descending from Baukarlscharte
Descending from Baukarlscharte

In summer the best months for hikers are July to September/October.


information at the Goldberg Group Page

Ammererhof - Kolm Saigurn (Goldberg Group)
Naturfreundehaus Kolm Saigurn

Maps and Guidebooks

information at the Goldberg Group Page


The summit of the SilberpfennigThe 3000ers of the Goldberg group...Der Winter war schneller ...View to the Ankogel from the summit of Silberpfennig (2600m)...Erzwiessee lake below SilberpfennigHoher Sonnblick (3105m), Goldzechkopf (3042m) and Hocharn (3254m)...View to the Ankogel from the Silberpfennig\'s summit
Schareck (3105m) seen from the summit of Silberpfennig (2600m)Silberpfennig (2600m) and Hocharn (3254m) seen from the Zittrauer TischLooking down to the Gastein valley from the top of Silberpfennig (2600m)Looking towards Nassfeld and Geisselkopf (2974m) from the summit of Silberpfennig (2600m)View from the top of the Silberpfennig (2600m)Baukarlscharte 2.492mSilberpfennig, 2.600m
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