Self-assessment Check your physical fitness before each tour and assess your strength correctly!
Planning and preparation Plan each intended tour in detail beforehand.
Equipment On the mountain you need appropriate equipment and clothing, especially weather and cold protection are essential as the weather can often change unexpectedly.
Weather forecasts Take note of the current weather conditions at: www.zamg.at
Together Observe the 10 rules for the correct handling of grazing animals and do not leave any waste in nature!
Turn back in good time This is not a disgrace, but a sign of common sense. It becomes necessary when the weather changes, fog rolls in, and also when the path is too difficult or not in good condition.
Stay on the marked paths
Emergency numbers: Alpine emergency call: 140
International emergency call: 122
Tips and hints
Coming from Salzburg: Take the A10 motorway to the Bischofshofen exit, then take the B311 towards Bischofshofen. Follow the Hochkönig Bundesstraße/B164 to Maria Alm.
Coming from Innsbruck/ Kufstein: Take the Loferer Straße/B178 in the direction of St. Johann i.T., then follow the Hochkönig Bundesstraße/B164 via Saalfelden to Maria Alm.
A valid vignette is required to use the Austrian motorway and motorway network. It is also compulsory to carry a first-aid kit, warning triangle and high-visibility waistcoat. Further information can be found under Asfinag.
ParkingFree parking at the beginning of the village and in the centre of Maria Alm
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- Controlled bike equipment with helmet
- Sun protection
- Rain protection
- Drinks and a snack
- Necessary medication
- First aid kit
- Bike map