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Hochgern summit hike

hiking tour

Summit hike to Hochgern via Agergschwendalm and back via Jochbergalm. Long round tour for which you need a good level of fitness, but which is rewarded with grandiose views.

  • Starting point Hochgern hiking car park
  • location Unterwössen
  • distance 16.5 kilometres
  • duration 08:35 hours
  • maximum altitude 1737 meters
  • minimum altitude 619 meters
  • altitude difference 1233 ascending
  • altitude difference 1233 descending
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Tour description:

Hiking car park Hochgern - Agergschwendalm - Moaralm- Enzianhütte - Hochgernhaus - Hochgerngipfel - Grundbachalm - Hochsattel - Jochbergalm - hiking car park Hochgern

For this summit hike to Hochgern via Agergschwendalm and back via Jochbergalm you need a good level of fitness. You will be rewarded with wonderful views, from the Kaiser Mountains to the Chiemsee. We start at the hiking car park and walk on path no.5 via Agergschwendalm and Bergwachthütte to the Enzianhütte and the Hochgernhaus. Continue on a narrow mountain path to the 1744m high Hochgern summit. The descent via path no. 58 is only suitable for experienced people. From the summit cross back on the ridge and at the signpost on a narrow, steep serpentine path in a southerly direction down to the Grundbachalm and over the Hochsattel to the Jochbergalmen. After a rest, we go below the Jochbergalmen on path no. 52 through the Kaltenbachtal back to the starting point. The Hochgern summit offers a magnificent panoramic view of the Achental and Chiemsee. Refreshments: Agergschwendalm, Enzianhütte, Moaralm, Hochgernhaus, Jochbergalmen (please note the opening times. Tip: From the Hochgern summit you can watch paragliders take off and fly. Marmots cavort on the meadow behind the Hochgernhaus and in the Grundbachalm area.

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