Trekking Austria Hohe Tauern (Cicerone)


Quick Overview

Trekking in Austria's Hohe Tauern contains route descriptions for 4 multi-day treks in the Reichen, Venediger and Gross Glockner mountain groups. It also contains an outline for a 10-day traverse of the whole region. The Hohe Tauern National Park is an ideal introduction to Alpine trekking, and home to some of the best mountain huts in the Alps.

The Hohe Tauern National Park contains Austria's highest mountains and it's highest peak The Grossglockner 3,798m. It offers fine mountain walking and many comfortable huts. You can find out all about staying in an Austrian hut at our blog Mountain Huts in Europe - What are they like.

This excellent guide by Allen Hartley describes three hiking tours of about a weeks duration each in the Reichen, Venediger & Glockner groups as well as a glacier tour of the Venediger group for those with basic glacier skills. It also contains notes on climbing a variety of peaks from the various huts and enough information so that you can customise your walk to suit your needs. The Hohe Taurn is an exciting hiking destination for mountain lovers. Get a copy of this book and plan a trip!

Situated in the heartland of Austria and the Eastern Alps the Hohe Tauern National Park has international status as a World Heritage Site. Its stunning valleys are headed by scores of peaks that are home to some of the best huts in the Alps.

Published: Jan 2010

ISBN: 9781852845681

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