Mountain summit


Hennesteck is a 1,334 meter high mountain in Lower Austria with a beautiful summit cross and summit book. The four-seater chairlift of the Annaberg ski area leads up to the summit ridge at 1,290 meters above sea level, just under one kilometer from the highest point of the Hennesteck. At 1,248 meters, the neighboring peak, Mitterkeil is about three kilometers from Hennesteck.

Location: Mostviertel, Türnitzer Alps, Schwarzenbach an der Pielach

Right next to the Hennesteck mountain station is the cozy Anna-Alm, which is also open in summer. Here guests are spoiled with hearty home cooking as well as the fantastic panorama.


Numerous hiking tours lead to the Hennesteck. Here is a small selection.

  • A very popular and family-friendly hike is the "Herzerlweg Annaberg" up to 1,334 meters. Since 2010, it has been possible to cross the entire mountain ridge from Annaberg on the so-called Herzerlweg. On the map, the route resembles the shape of a heart, hence the name. (Duration: 4h)
  • The hike Annaberg - Weißes Kreuz - Hennesteck - Annaberg starts at the parking lot of the municipal office of Annaberg. The trail leads across the ski slope and the route of the drag lift, over forest roads and a somewhat steeper section to the rustic ridge of the Hennesteck. At the summit, a beautiful summit cross awaits the hikers. (Duration: 4h)
  • To the Anna-Alm is an easy and short tour over varied paths to the Anna-Alm where the view reaches up to the Wachau in good visibility. Starting point is the parking lot of the Annaberg lifts. (Duration: 1:15h)

Winter at Hennesteck/Annaberg

Away from the ski slopes, the little-visited terrain of the Hennesteck is suitable for ski tours and snowshoe hikes in winter. The chairlift of the Annaberg lifts leads to the Hennesteck.

And although the family share at the Annaberg lif ts is larger than anywhere else in the Mostviertel, the charming ski area at the Hennesteck also enables connoisseurs and experts to enjoy varied winter pleasures. The Annaberg lifts ski area offers, family-friendly hosts, varied slopes, magnificent views and delightful offers.

Daring hikers can expect the new Zipline Annaberg at the top of the mountain. Four steel cables lying next to each other deliver a rapid descent into the valley.

Location and how to get there

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    3212 Schwarzenbachgegend

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