to Innsbruck. SAALFELDEN. 10. Route. 123
horn (11,710 ft.), Glockerin (11,235 ft.), Barenkopf (11,175 ft.), Johannisberg
(11,375 ft.), Kitzsteinhorn (10,510 ft.), etc. — For mountain-ascents (Kit~-
sleinhorn, Wiesbachhorn, etc.), see Baedeker's Eastern Alps.
From Zell am See to Mittersill and "Krimml (Upper Pinzgau), see p. 127.
The train quits the lake at Schloss Prielau, now occupied by-
peasants. 64i/2 M. Maishofen (2495 ft.; Post), on the flat watershed
between the Salzach and the Saalach; to the left the chateau of
Saalhof, at the mouth of the Glemmthal, from which the Saalach issues.
The broad grassy valley of the Mitter-Pinzgau. with a line view of
the Steinerne Meer on the right, is next traversed. — 70 M. Saal¬
felden (2380 ft.; Ringler's Hotel <,- Rail. Restaurant). The village
(*Neue Post; *Dick's Inn; *Alte Post), with 2919 inhab., 1 M. to the
E. of the station, is prettily situated on the Urslauer Ache, in the
middle of the broad valley. About !/4 hr. to the S. of the village is
SiThalmayrls Bath Establishment (peat-water), with swimming-baths,
restaurant, and rooms to let (pens. 2-2*/2 fl.).
Fkom Saalfelden to Lofek, 157a M., diligence daily in 372 hrs.; carr.
6, with two horses 10 fl. The road runs on the right bank of the Saalach
through the Diesbacher Hohlwege, a narrow gorge about 6 M. long, to
(31/2hrs.) Oherweisshach (2160 ft.; "Frohnwies Inn;"Auvogl, near the church),
where the road from Berchtesgaden via the Hirschbiihl descends on the
right (p. 118; 72 hr. to theN. is the interesting "Seisenberg-Klamm). Cross¬
ing the Saalach we next pass the Lamprechts-Ofenloch (left), a capacious
cavern, and the (1 hr.) mouth of the Schuttachgraben, 1/2 hr. up which
is the imposing " Vorderkaser- Klamm; and beyond (1 hr.) St. Martin reach
(72 hr.) Lofer (2095 ft.; "Post; "Brau; "Schweizer), a frequented summer-
resort, amid beautiful surroundings (to the W. the Loferer Steinberge,
to the E. the Reitalp-Gebirge). Hence to St. Johann via Waidring, see below.
A beautiful road (diligence twice daily in 4 hrs.) leads from Lofer to
(1772 M.) Reichenhall, via Unken (1810 ft.; "Post; Lamm), a summer-resort
near which lie the baths of Oberrain, and via Melleck, Schnaizlreut, and
Jettenberg. A preferable route for pedestrians leads via the Nesselgraben
and past the Thwm-See. For details and for a description of Reichenhall,
see Baedeker's Eastern Alps or Southern Germany.
The train now turns to the W., crosses the Saalach. enters the
Leogang-Thal, and ascends rapidly at the base of the Birnhorn to
(75 M.) Leogang (2750 ft,; Inn). About 3/4 M. to the N. are the
baths of the same name. The line next crosses the Weissbach and
Griessenbach, and beyond Pass Griessen (2835 ft.), which was once
fortified, crosses the Tyrolese frontier. Beyond (81 M.) Hochfilzen
(3170 ft.), on the watershed between the Saalach and the Inn, the
train descends a sharp gradient (1 :44) on the right side of the
Pramau-Thal, or Pillersee-Aclienthal. —87 M. Fieberbrunn(2560ft;
Railway Restaurant), a picturesquely situated summei'-resort(Ooer-
maier; *Hammerwirth; Post; Auwirth). We next pass Schloss Ro¬
senberg and the Pillersee Iron Works (with the Loferer Steinberge,
on the right). The Pillersee-Ache is crossed.
92 M. St. Johann in Tirol (2130ft.; *Post; *Bar; *ZumHohen
Kaiser, at the station), in the broad Leuken-Thal, or valley of the
Grosse Ache, is commanded by the Kaiser-Gebirge on the W.
A road leads to the N. from St. Johann through the Achenthal and
via Erpfendorf to (3 hrs.) Waidring (2560 ft.; "Post), a thriving village on
the watershed between the Ache and the Saalach; and thence through the