Normal route from A.v.-Schmid-Haus

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Hohe Tauern - Ankogel Group, Austria, Europe
Route Type:
Scramble and hiking
Time Required:
A long day
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Normal route from A.v.-Schmid-Haus
Created On: Jan 14, 2005
Last Edited On: Jan 14, 2005


You follow the valley of river Drau to Obervellach, where you turn north towards well known tourist resort Mallnitz (1190m). If you're by car, you turn just before Mallnitz right in Doesenertal and drive till the point where the road is closed (cca 1400m).

Route Description

From the end of the macadam road you reach the Arthur-von-Schmid-Haus (2272m) over the nice marked route. The route has number 510. From the Arthur-von-Schmid-Haus you can reach the SE ridge of Saeuleck over two possibilities. One is that you go on the left side of the lake Dösener See over the south slopes of Saeuleck, the second possibilitiy is that you go on the right side of the lake and then come on the crossing with Buderus Weg and then over the SE ridge to the top of Saeuleck. Here come also the first possibility.

You descend by the same route.

Essential Gear

Good hiking shoes,

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