Hiking & Via ferrata
The high valley above Fulpmes and Telfes, framed by the Kalkkögeln, is criss-crossed by a network of easy, moderately difficult and demanding mountain hiking trails. The starting point for the hikes can be the Kreuzjoch mountain station of the Schlick 2000 gondola lift.
Hiking routes from the middle station Froneben
Round trip (yellow)
From middle station Froneben via Schlicheralm and Galtalm back to middle station Froneben.
Duration: approx. 2 1/2 hours
From middle station Froneben taking route via Schlickerboden to Bergler Bründthe and to Pfarrachalm. On the way back from Pfarrachalm via Plöven to bottom station Schlick 2000.
Duration: approx. 4 3/4 hours (ascent and descent)
Mountain station Kreuzjoch (red)
From middle station Froneben via Galtalm to Mountain station Kreuzjoch.
Duration: 2 1/2 hours
From middle station Froneben to Vergör an back ti bottom station Schlick 2000.
Duration: approx. 3 1/2 hours
Family Hike! Through the larch meadow of the Schlickerboden the route leads at the bottom of the Kalkögel to Schlickeralm.
Duration: approx. 1 1/2 hours
Hiking routes from the Kreuzjochbahn mountain station
Hikes to the summit cross (red)
Duration: There and back approx. 40 minutes
Panoramic path around the Kreuzjoch (red)
Taking the south side of the Kreuzjoch you reach Sennjoch, and from there you climb via the north side. Duration: approx. 1 1/2 hours
To the Froneben middle station (red)
Short route: Via Zirmach to Schlickeralm and from there to the Froneben middle station.
Duration: approx. 2 hours
Long route: Up to Sennjoch and from there go to the Starkenburger hut. Via Kaserstattalm, Knappenhütte hut and Galtalalm to the Froneben middle station.
Duration: approx. 4 1/2 hours
Hoher Burgstall - Seven Summits (red)
From the Kreuzjoch mountain station take the gentle incline of the panorama route towards the Starkenburger hut. After the Sennjoch hut follow the signs to Hoher Burgstall. The climb goes up over the crest, turns to the right and goes under the south wall of the Niederer Burgstall. The route then leads through a well-secured gully and zig-zags up to the peak of the Hoher Burgstall, with the final passage going directly over the ridge. The descent takes you down the south side of the peak to the Starkenburger hut (2,237 m). From the hut there is a climb of around 300m back to the Schlick 2000 mountain station. Duration: approx. 3 1/2 hours
Around the Hoher Burgstall (red)
The climb leads along the north side of the Kreuzjoch to Sennjoch, and from there leads to the Starkenburger hut. The route goes along the Schlicker Schartl to the Burgstalljoch and back to the Sennjoch. The descent to the mountain station goes down the north side of the Kreuzjoch. Duration: approx. 4 hours
To the valley station (red)
Taking the south side of the Kreuzjoch go to the Knappenhütte hut. From there go to the Galtalalm and down to Vergör. From Vergör head back to the valley station.
Duration: approx. 3 1/2 hours
Hiking trail categories
Yellow hiking trails are easy trails. Well marked, broad, moderately steep, not exposed, safely accessible, also in bad weather. Hiking trails for everyone, also for children and older people, with suitable footwear and hiking equipment.
Red mountain trails are mountain trails with moderate difficulty. Well marked, narrow, often steep and partly exposed trails presuppose hiking experience in bad weather. Short secured climbing passages possible. Surefootedness and hiking equipment necessary.
Black mountain trails are difficult mountain trails. Well marked, narrow, very steep in full or in part, and often exposed. Risky in bad weather. Trails with longer secured climbing passages. Surefootedness necessary. Only for well-trained, experienced mountaineers, who are used to heights and have appropriate mountain equipment. The via ferrata trails are black mountain trails.