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Via Rigi to the summit of the Hohe Salve


  • Open
  • MediumLevel
  • access_time3:30 hDuration
  • arrow_right_alt3,7 kmDistance
  • terrain1828 mHighest point
  • trending_up650 mUphill

Tour information

The starting point is accessed with the Salvenbahn I in Hopfgarten. From there walk in the direction of Berggasthof Tenn. Keep walking along the paved road which winds its way steadily uphill. At the first junction follow the sign “Rigi 45 min”. Soon after that you’ll get to the next well signposted junction.
A steep forest path starts from there leading you across meadows and pastures and later along a gravel path high up to the Alpengasthof Rigi. Once arrived at the inn you are right at the foot of the Hohe Salve. The destination always in sight the tour now runs along a forest path in several bends uphill. The demanding ascent will be rewarded with a breathtaking 360-degree panorama. Apart from the Gipfelalm summit restaurant with its revolving terrace and restaurant,at the Hohe Salve there is also a children’s playground as well as Austria’s highest pilgrimage church.
To return comfortably to your starting point you can take the cable car Hohe Salve. Alternatively, you can walk down to the middle station passing the lake Salvensee and the reservoir Speichersee Hohe Salve. 

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Via Rigi to the summit of the Hohe Salve


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  • Middle station Hopfgarten, 1200m
  • Hohe Salve Gipfel, 1829m
  • forest path, hiking path
  • atmungsaktive Outdoor-Bekleidung
    ausreichend Verpflegung und Getränke
    Handy mit vollem Akku & Ladegerät
    Wanderkarte & Führerliteratur
    evtl. GPS-Gerät bzw. die GPS-Daten auf das Handy laden
    Sonnenschutz (Sonnenbrille, Sonnencreme & Kappe)
  • Hopfgarten Berglift (Regionalzug- und Bushaltestelle) nur wenige Gehminuten von der Bergbahn entfernt.


Alpengasthof Rigi

Alpengasthof  Rigi
Alpengasthof Rigi
Closed todayHopfgarten im Brixental



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