From Untertauern in the direction of Obertauern, after ca. 4 km make a right at the Gnadenbrücke bridge to the Gnadenalm (signposted). Parking is available there.
Elevation gain: 1,130 m
Time on trail: ca. 4 hours
From the Vordergnadenalm along a flat forestry road to the Hintergnadenalm, 1336 m, and primarily south-west along an access road leading to the Südwiener Hütte, 1802 m.
Head south from the hut, initially flat, then through a hollow to a small alpine saddle. After a short downhill section, keep left heading east, taking you through another hollow to a ridge line. Now first south-east, then south across undulating terrain below the summit; finally, a steep slope will lead you to the summit ridge and finally the summit itself.
Katschberg Strasse (B99) to Obertauern and ca. 1.5 km downhill towards Lungau until you come to Jugendheim Schaidberg.
Elevation gain: 720 m
Time on trail: ca. 2 hours
From the Jugendheim (youth hostel) heading south-west, over the short road tunnel and up through a lightly wooded gully. At 2100 m, south-west between craggy areas, into a shallow gully, taking you steeply uphill to the top of the Grosse Kesselspitze (2,361 m).