Skitour up to Egelseehörndl
The Egelseehörndl is the highest elevation of the Osterhorn group and a particularly beautiful but not very easy ski summit.
a) From the Postalm over the Labenbergalm, 4 hours, lwg. (Time required for the entire tour about 8 hours).
From the lower parking lot you walk towards W along the ski lift no. 1 to the huts of the Innerlienbachalm, then you climb up on a mountain road to the Labenbergalm. Shortly before the first huts, turn right over flat pastures, then left on a forest path to a hunting lodge. Now follows a longer descent (300 hm). Keep to the left and drive through sparsely wooded and steep terrain (ev. Lwg.) Down to a tractor path, which is followed up to a hut near the valley.
After crossing the Zinkenbach stream, on the other side of the stream, you follow the valley up to the Zinkenbachalm, 1,124 m, and after this, climb steeply across meadows and woods to the beautifully situated Fahrnkaralm. Continue up the pretty steep slope, at last you cross right uphill over a ramp to the N summit. The slightly higher S-summit is then reached over a long flat ridge.
b) From the Postalm over the Pitscherberg, approx. 5 hrs., partly.
From the parking lot 1 you walk first along the ski lift 1 to the flat surface of the Innerlienbachalm, then turn right on a mountain road for a long time uphill until you see the cabins of the Labenbergalm on the left, but you can turn left and climb to the northwest to the Pitscherbergalm Up 1,149 m. Continue in the same direction over undulating terrain to the beginning of the steep summit slope, which is overcome in several bends. From Pitscherberg you drive briefly to the south, then you keep to the right after the summer marker and so through steep forest in a flat saddle, where a short difficult place (gutter) is overcome. Now flat to the southwest to the Zinkenort-Jagdhütte and further in a wide arc flat rising to the approach of the north ridge and over this to the north summit.
Departure: About the Fahrnkaralm and the Labenbergalm. From the northern summit or a little further south, the descent goes down free slopes down to the Fahrnkaralm. There you keep to the left and drive through a short piece of wood down to Zinkenbachtal and reach the Zinkenbachalm. Now you cross the stream and climb beyond the confluence of the Klausgrabens on a steep Ziehweg and subsequent forest to a forest road up. On the road, turn right to a hunting lodge and continue on a flat ride to the Labenbergalm and from there to the lower parking lot on the Postalm.
- Descent: difficulty: medium, 1000 Metres of altitude
- Parking space: 50
- Bus parking space: 5
- Suitable for friends
- Suitable for couples
- Deep winter
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