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Salfeins- Schönangerl See


An easy hike with a picturesque lake and mountain view.

Hiking Moderate

7.9 km
948 m
949 m
3-4 hrs
Low Point
1 km
High Point
2 km
Salfeins- Schönangerl See Map

The start of this hike is the soccer field in Grinzens, which you can reach by car or within minutes from the bus stop Grinzenz Abzweig Kemater Alm of the 4162 bus.


Follow the gravel road until you reach the first turn. Now turn left (east) onto the narrow Figlsteig trail and continue on it uphill trough a forrest while crossing the gravel road for a few times.

The third crossing of the road offers the possibility to refill your water bottle

You’ll reach the ridge after a few more turns. With every step you take, the less trees you’ll find until you finally reach the tree line.

Continue the trail until the first little peak, Figl, appears in front. Only a few vertical meters are left until the route reaches its summit. From the Salfeins peak, you immediately spot the highlight of this tour: the lake.

Take a break on the waterside and enjoy this view, which is part of many Innsbruck-Student Instagram portfolio.

For the way back down, just follow the route you took for the ascent of this peak. Or, if you are motivated fore some more kilometers, take the trail south-east down in direction of the Kemater Alm hut and get a closer look at the steep Kalkkögel ridge.

Down in the valley you follow the Senderweg road north and back to the parking lot.



Hiking along trails with some uneven terrain and small hills. Small rocks and roots may be present.

Low Exposure

1 out of 4

The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between April and October


  • Picturesque
  • Summit Hike
  • Wild flowers
  • Water features
  • Family friendly

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