Filzen Saddle

The Filzen Saddle (German: Filzensattel) is a mountain pass, 1,290 m above sea level (AA) high,[1] between Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer near Hinterthal/Maria Alm in the Pinzgau region and Dienten am Hochkönig in the Pongau in the Austrian federal state of Salzburg. The B 164 crosses the saddle linking Saalfelden via the Dienten Saddle and Bischofshofen.

Filzen Saddle
Signpost at the top of the pass
Elevation1,291 m (4,236 ft)
Traversed byB164
LocationBezirk Zell am See
Coordinates47°23′50″N 13°0′6″E
Filzen Saddle
Location of Filzen Saddle

The Filzen Saddle is the lowest crossing between the Filzenkopf (1,513 m above sea level (AA)[1]) to the north and the Gabühel (1,596 m above sea level (AA)[1]) southwest of the saddle.


  1. ÖK 50, Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen Österreich, Österreichische Karte.
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