From the Schattberg to the Schmittenhöhe
The tour will certainly take you to your limits: Two complete meals, bananas or the like and approx. four litres of water should be included in the supplies. Running shoes are absolutely unsuitable! With the Schattberg X-press (be sure to check the operating hours: from Monday to Friday, there is an early-morning journey between 7:30 and 7:40, after which the railway is closed until 9:00) the Pinzgau Walk begins.
Important information concerning the early-morning journey
The participation therein requires a valid mountain railways ticket (or the JOKER CARD). The ticket can be purchased on-site.
Starting at the top station of the Schattberg X-Press, via Marxtenscharte, Seetörl, Klinglertörl, Klammscharte und Rohrertörl to the Schmittenhöhe above Zell am See. The descent with the gondola is free of charge for JOKER CARD holders and included in a single ticket for the Schattber X-Press. Take the local bus (line 680) to get back to Saalbach from Zell am See. Tour overview can be found in our interactive hiking map .