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Das Gipfelkreuz des Peilstein mit Aussicht.
Photo: Edith Runer
Distance 8.5 km
Highest point2,539 m
Lowest point1,682 m
High above Zoggler reservoir Ascent via Marschnellalm.
Travelling from St Walburg, approach the area on the winding Höfestrasse in northwesterly direction up to Hof Gigglhirn (1683 m, alternatively on foot via track 10 in just under 1 hr.). From here, follow marking No. 10 which starts off as a wide forest path through wooded slopes leading to the Marschnellbach, then turns into a steep footpath up to the small Schweinsteigalm and on to Marschnell Alm (2212 m; refreshments; just under 2 hrs. from Gigglhirn); still on track 10 over stony grass slopes gently, the steeply uphill northeastward to a low ridge, then right across the short northwest ridge to the summit (2542 m, the summit cross slightly below, 3 hrs. from Gigglhirn, 1 hr. from Marschnell Alm). – For the descent follow the same route (2 hrs.).
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