Kals am Großglockner is in East-Tyrol, Austria. Kals is located on the border of the Nationalpark Hohe Tauern and the main starting point for climbs on Austria's highest mountain, Großglockner.
By car or bus (several time a day) from Huben in the Matrei Valley. Kals is the last Village in the valley, it is at the end of a dead end road.
A lot of hiking and mountaineering in summer, skiing in winter. There is an office for mountain guides an ski instructors where you can easily get help.
Climbing Großglockner without guide is only recommended if you are experienced in rock and ice.