High Alpine hikes
There is hiking and then there is hiking. Some hikers love to walk around the fjord-like Lake Hallstatt or the picturesque Lake Gosau. Other mountain enthusiasts are looking for more of a challenge. For those who would like to sniff the high alpine mountain air, we have compiled the most beautiful mountain hikes here. Whether to the “Simonyhütte” or via the “Linzerweg” to the “Hofpürglhütte” - with this large selection every mountain enthusiast will get their money’s worth. So, take off your slippers and jump into your hiking boots. We look forward to seeing you up on the mountain, while hiking in the Salzkammergut!
The complete Sarsteinüberquerung (Sarstein Crossing) is an extended but rewarding whole day's tour. 9 or 10 hours. Mountain fans have the loveliest panoramic view here in the alpine world.
The best view to the Dachstein summit, down to Goisern and Gosau, to the Gosaukamm an dth whole range is unforgettable. Varied ascent that requires sure-footedness and a head for heights in places.
An approximately eight to nine hour day tour between Hallstatt and Gosau. Only for experienced mountain hikers! A lot of stamina is required here. Instead, loneliness and a grandiose mountain world beckon. Detailed planning is essential for this tour!
Hallstatt / Obertraun: The hike to the Simony Hut below the mighty Dachstein glacier, is one of the most beautiful hikes in the Salzkammergut. Recommended is the gorgeous sunrise - just a dream!
Day hike on the high plateau with numerous further hiking options.
From Hallstatt through the Echerntal valley, or by cable car to 1884 m above sea level and through the karst landscape. Really fantastic! Surefootedness and mountain experience required.
The bride Karstlehrpath leads trough a real "lunarscape"on Mount Krippenstein in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt. Hiking duration around 6 hours.
A very beautiful, but not quite unsafe way, which requires high-alpine equipment, vertigo freedom and a good stamina. Duration: 6h.
Beautiful two day tour, with unique scenery, around a wildly rugged mountain range. With a wonderful overnight stay in an Alpine hut. For experienced mountaineers.
High-alpine tour of about 3.5 hours. The mountain enthusiast will be rewarded with a fantastically beautiful distant view. And as an encore, Lake Hallstatt at their feet. The tour is moderately difficult and is also suitable for experienced and well-equipped mountain climbing families.
High alpine hiking events
Tue, Jul. 9, 2024 09:30 — 16:00 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Obertraun
Colourful light shows
Tranquillity, as you have never experienced it before. Get up early in the morning, before sunrise and stand in front of the hut and be immediately surrounded by the unspoilt nature of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Birds sing the first song of the day. Cowbells ringing in the distance, enjoy your morning coffee on the hut bench while tasting the fresh air - that's what people from all over the world find fascinating about a magical overnight stay in a hut in the holiday region of Dachstein Salzkammergut. Relax your eyes and gaze into the distance, forget everyday life, soak up the rays of the sun, feel the wind on your skin and just unwind. So have we filled you with desire? What are your criteria for a hut night?