Sorgschrofen Summit Hike

Hike up to the Austrian Germany border!

Also in Tirol, Austria

Hiking Easy

Distance
2.5 km
Ascent
528 m
Descent
1 m
Duration
1-2 hrs
Low Point
1.1 km
High Point
1.6 km
Gradient
18˚
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Sorgschrofen Summit Hike Map

Description

Starting in the Austrian town of Jungholz, hike up a mixture of road, trails and fields to the top of Sorgschrofen.

The route is sign posted and you'll cross a number of what are pistes in the winter.

The final ascent is very steep and scrambly. If it's wet or icy take care.

From the top there are stunning views into both Germany and Austria.

You can also cross the ridge to the other peak, Zinken.

Difficulty

Easy

Walking along a well-kept trail that’s mostly flat. No obstacles are present.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.

Remoteness

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

May, June, July, August, September, November

Features

  • Alpine
  • Wildlife
  • Picturesque
  • Summit Hike
  • Dog friendly
  • Wild flowers
  • Water features
  • Forestry or heavy vegetation