Page Type Page Type: Mountain/Rock
Location Lat/Lon: 47.07435°N / 13.03765°E
Activities Activities: Hiking, Mountaineering, Skiing
Seasons Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Additional Information Elevation: 8297 ft / 2529 m
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In winter and early spring a nice but not overcrowded mountain in the Goldberg Group (the higher mountains around Kolm Saigurn like Hoher Sonnblick and/or Hocharn are more popular).

Seekopf + KolmkarspitzDurchgangalm + Kolmkarspitz

Getting There + Ascent

Getting There

Information about getting to Kolm Saigurn is at the Goldberg Group Page


Herzog Ernst can be climbed from Kolm Saigurn (Rauris Valley) either directly from the parking lot Lenzanger or from Kolm Saigurn via Durchgangalm - Filzenalm follow the ridge to Seekopf - continue to Kolmkarspitz.

en route to Durchgangalmnear Durchgangalm
Durchgangalm (Silberpfennig)Durchgangalm (looking eastward)
Kolmkarspitz - near Seekopfnear Seekopf

Ski Descent (Variant)

From the summit of Kolmkarspitz climb some meters down (in a southeastward direction) continue the ski descent via Kolmkar - Kolmkarscharte back to Durchgangalm.

Kolmkarspitz - from KolmkarKolmkarspitz
KolmkarSkiing down Kolmkar
Skiing down back to DurchgangalmSkidescent to Durchgangalm

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. Parking is only allowed on the Lenzanger parking lot (Lat. 47.0817, Lon. 12.985 1552 m)

When To Climb

The mountain can be climbed nearly all over the year.
For ski touring the best months are December to May - be aware of avalange danger.

In summer I recommend the months July to September/October.

Accommodation, Maps and Guidebooks

Information regarding Accommodation, Maps and Guidebooks at the Goldberg Group Page

Ammererhof - Kolm Saigurn (Goldberg Group)Ammererhof
Naturfreundehaus Kolm SaigurnNaturfreundhaus



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