Niederreichscharte wind gap (2728 m/6.5 h) – Hochreichkogel (3008 m/8.5 h) Start and finish: Kühtai tourist office (2020 m) Elevation gain: 988 m Ascent/descent: 4.5 h/4 h Route description: Start at the tourist office, walk past the power plant to the Längental valley and the boulder with the inscription ‘Talschluss’ (end of the valley). Cross the brook and continue on the right side (on a not very well marked trail). After crossing scree slopes and passing several small bogs you will reach the end of the valley. Pass the rock face to enter the trail to Niederreichscharte in the west. Before reaching Niederreichscharte after 3.5 h you will have to get over some rocks and a snow field. Continue left of Niederreichscharte to get to the peak after some climbing and another hour.