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Piesendorf: Große (Hohe) Arche über Unterholz

Mountain Hike · Holiday Region Hohe Tauern National Park
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The Große (Hohe) Arche between Piesendorf and Niedernsill is a beautiful but very demanding and challanging peak that rewards you with a panoramic view of many 3,000-metre peaks. 
difficult
Distance 17.2 km
9:45 h
1,697 m
1,697 m
2,454 m
771 m
The summit can be climbed via various tours. This route leads from Hummersdorf via Unterholz to the beautiful panoramic mountain. On clear days you can enjoy a panoramic view from the Großglockner to the Großvenediger and from the Kitzbühel Alps to the Niedere Tauern. 
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Tourismusverband Piesendorf Niedernsill 
Update: August 11, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Große Arche, 2,454 m
Lowest point
Hummersdorf, 771 m
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Rest stops

Unterbergalm
Jausenstation Dietlgut

Safety information

ATTENTION! Surefootedness and head for heights required!

Dear nature lovers!
We hope that the snacks and drinks you take with you on your hike will give you the strength to carry back the packaging material and empty cans and bottles. 

We kindly ask you to observe the Fair Play & Rules of Conduct!

Fairness and mutual consideration form the basis for a common together and the protection of the various interests in the natural region!

Tips and hints

piesendorf-niedernsill.at/en/

Start

Hummersdorf (771 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.278844, 12.695471
DMS
47°16'43.8"N 12°41'43.7"E
UTM
33T 325714 5238727
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Destination

Hummersdorf

Turn-by-turn directions

From Dietlgut you follow the Hummersdorferstraße uphill to Unterholz. Then change to hiking trail no. 14A and hike along it to Erlach Grundalm. Now the demanding part of the tour begins. Ascend via the hiking trail to the Erlach Mitteralm, keep to the right and follow the trail through the Steinkarlalm to the fork in the trail. Keep left and climb the ridge to the summit. The descent is via the ascent route to the Erlach Mitteralm. Turn right here and descend along trail no. 14B past the Unterbergalm to the starting point. 

ATTENTION! Surefootedness and head of heights is required!

Note


all notes on protected areas

Parking

Parking available at the bridge in Hummersdorf.

Coordinates

DD
47.278844, 12.695471
DMS
47°16'43.8"N 12°41'43.7"E
UTM
33T 325714 5238727
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Hiking Map & Hiking Guide Piesendorf Niedernsill

Hiking Map Freytag & Berndt no. 382

"Piesendorf Niedernsill erleben" App - free to download in the Android and iOS Store.

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Equipment

Ankle-high hiking boot, drinks & snacks, backpack, warm/windproof clothes, rain protection, lifesaving foil, dressing material & mobile phone

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
17.2 km
Duration
9:45 h
Ascent
1,697 m
Descent
1,697 m
Highest point
2,454 m
Lowest point
771 m
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