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Around the Großglockner in 7 days

The Glockner Trail offers hikers and nature lovers a unique experience right in the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park. This great mountain trail around the Grossglockner massif takes hikers on a tour that passes between towering glaciers, high alpine peaks and pastures that have been cultivated by mountain farmers for centuries.

Stage 1 : Kaprun Stausee Mooserboden- Berghotel Rudolfshütte 
Stage 2 : Berghotel Rudolfshütte- Kalser Tauern- Gradötzsattel- Sudetendeutsche Hütte 
Stage 3 : Sudetendeutsche Hütte- Hohes Tor- Kals 
Stage 4 : Kals- Peischlachtörl- Glorer Hütte- Salmhütte 
Stage 5 : Salmhütte- Leiteralm- Heiligenblut 
Stage 6 : Heiligenblut- Schareck-Hochtor- Fusch 
Stage 7 : Fusch- Gleiwitzer Hütte- Brandlscharte- Talstation Gletscherbahn Kaprun.

In 7 stages from Kaprun to Kals by the Grossglockner and via the Glocknerhaus and Fusch back to Kaprun.

The tour mainly spans high alpine terrain but can be negotiated by anyone with some alpine experience and corresponding fitness and equipment, as there are no glaciers or roping sections along the circuit. A head for heights and surefootedness are necessary.