"Mountain Moments" Guided hiking tour
Date: Sun, Jul. 8, 2018
Info: High alpine hike on the Dachstein plateau for about 7 hours. Stony descent. Ascent with the cable car. Colourful flora.
King Dachstein shows us the way
Pure nature. As far as the eye can see. Hiking on the approximately 2000 meter high Dachstein plateau. Fancy unforgettable mountain moments? With the popular hiking guide Barbara Bichler we start with a comfortable ride with the Dachstein Krippenstein cable car to the idyllic Gjaidalm. From here, our way leads us past cows, sheep and lots of colourful alpine flowers in about an hour to the Wiesberghaus. The legendary Dachstein summit always in sight.
After a leisurely rest at the “Naturfreunde” (Nature lovers) hut at about 1300 meters above sea level, we begin the stony descent - preferably with hiking poles - down over the Echerntal to Hallstatt. Through the Herrengasse and past the “Tiergartenhütte” we pass a relict of the last ice age - the glacier garden - to conclude our high alpine day hike.
What are the Obertraun Mountain Moments?
As the colours in the woodland begin to change and temperatures become more comfortable the time is on to go out for a hike! The Obertraun “Hiking in Autumn Program” includes hiking tours ranging from 500 m to 2100 m above sea level. Tours range from easy, in terms of difficulty, to very challenging. The Dachstein-Krippenstein cable car is a means of conquering 1600 m quickly and effortlessly! Discover more of your beautiful ,natural surroundings and go out and explore the Dachstein- Salzkammergut, either under your own steam, or by joining one of our all-time-popular escorted hiking tours in conjunction with the “Obertraun Mountain Moments”.
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Mountain Moments 2018
The Obertraun “Hiking in Autumn Program” includes hiking tours ranging from 500 m to 2100 m above sea level from August to October 2017. Autumn time is hiking time! Come and join us in the “Mount Dachstein Hiking World”.
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Better register early!
Would you like to participate in one of the “guided hikes” mentioned above? Here are our tips for the perfect hiking pleasure: Sign up in time. If specified, we recommend registration per e-mail. Please include the title of the hike and the date for the "Guided hike". Should your desired hike take place on the weekend or on a public holiday, we recommend that you send your tour registration 3 to 4 days in advance. In the age of smartphones, you will be quickly informed of possible tour cancellations via e-mail! Of course, you can also register via telephone. For more information about registration and contact persons, see below under "information at a glance". Whatever you choose, we wish you a memorable exploration tour while hiking in Austria!
Information at a glance
Title of the hike: ”Obertraun Mountain Moments 2018”: Hike to the
Walking time: about 7 hours
Difficulty level: Difficult
Recommended: hiking poles
Meeting point: Dachstein Krippenstein cable car, Obertraun
Equipment: Mountain boots / hiking poles / drinks & food
37.- Euro including cable car ride
plus return transfer
taxi: 3,- Euro per person
- Registration & organisation
Guided tours: In German and English
Rucksack checklist: The most important things for a great hike
Name of your guide: Barbara Bichler
Registration: Tourist Office Obertraun. Contact below.
Tourist Office Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt
Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut
Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut
4831 Obertraun, Österreich, Austria
Phone: +43 (0) 5 95095 40
Fax: +43 (0) 6131 / 34222
Tourist Office Obertraun
November to April: Mon – Fri 8:30 - 17:00 hrs
Sat, Son & Holidays 9:00 - 15:00 hrs
May and October: Mon – Fri 8:30 - 17:00 hrs
Sat, Sun& Holiday closed
June to September: Mon – Fri 8:30 - 18:00 hrs
Saturday: 9:00 - 13:00 hrs