The Schützingalm in Zell am See can be easily reached by mountain bike or on foot. You can take your car to the Gasthaus Mitterberg and leave it in their hikers' car park. From there you will reach the Schützingalm in about 1.5 hours. The keeper of this chalet also cooks for guests and whips up amazing dishes. Stefan and Anna Unterkofler also like to hike to the Schützingalm via the Schwalbenwand. And there's a very special reason why this chalet is the favourite among locals.
Zell am See's Schützingalm at a glance
Schützingalm, 5700 Zell am See
Can be reached from the Gasthaus Mitterberg via the direct hiking trail
Duration of the ascent: around 1 hour 30 minutes
Detour over the Schwalbenwand possible
Open: mid-July until mid-September
Contact: 0043 664 2812492
Can we let you in
on a secret!
Why is this the locals' favourite mountain inn? Because it has the best Kaiserschmarrn pancakes around!