Schneibstein belongs to the Berchtesgadener Alpen, undergroup Hagengebirge. It is the easiest of the Berchtesgaden 7000ers.But for all that you need for this course a sure and clear weather. When fog or clouds the tour will be dangerous.
Map : Map of German Alpine Club 1: 25 000 ( meters)Hochkönig, Hagengebirge.
To enjoy the tour you should take 2 days. First day : Ask in Königssee for the path : Stufenweg. On this path to inn Vorderbrand 1 1/4 h. Above Vorderbrand to a great parking.From the parking on marked path passing the pastures Jennerwiesen ( ski region) and passing inn Mitterkaser to a saddle south of mountain Jenner ( to Jenner also by cable-car). On a path to hut Stahlhaus ( 5668 ft), Austrian Alpine Club, managed. 4 h.Pass the night in Stahlhaus.
Second day : Walk up over a less declined carstic slope to Schneibstein ( 1 1/2 h. Magnificent view. Walk down over
carstic ground ( marked) to lake Seelein ( 5934 ft), 2 1/2 h. Descent through the valley Stiergraben to pasture Priesbergalm, managed in summer. 1 1/4 h. Descent on carriage way passing pasture Königsbachalm to Königssee, 2 1/2 h. Total 9-10 h.
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1783|
|First successful climber(s):||Franz von Schranck|
|Nearest major airport:||Salzburg|
Thanks to peter lyssy for adding this peak.
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