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view from Hochleckenhaus to the Alps
Hochleckenhaus (photo: Wikipedia/Grimsvoetn)



The Hochlecken is a popular hiking destination in the region which is next to the Attersee, the Höllengebirge. On top of the hill there is the Hochleckenhaus which is in summer a overnight accomodation. An ideal starting point ist the Taferlklause on the way from Steinbach to Altmünster. 772 meters of altitude lead to the Hochleckenhaus. You need at least one and a half hour for the hike. less trained groups or less experienced hikers should probably expect two and a half hour. 




Hochleckenhaus > Hochleckenkogel (1691 m) – 1 hour for walking

Hochleckenhaus > Brennerin – 1 hour for walking

Hochleckenhaus > Brunnkogel (1708 m) –1 hour for walking



> alpentouren.com – Hochlecken Tourenbeschreibung

> Österreichischer Alpenverein – Hochleckenhaus Hütteninfo

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The hike described goes into alpine terrain. It is essential to choose the right equipment, to make arrangements for emergencies, to monitor the weather etc.


>  The right preparation, equipment and tour planning.