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Dachstein High Altitude Circular Path

Unique Walking Experience in World Heritage Region Dachstein.

A one of a kind, fascinating trekking tour with many facets along a wide network of high altitude paths, magnificent mountain views, overnight stays in huts amidst unspoilt scenery, all this awaits you. In the course of this tour around the majestic Dachstein, situated directly on the border between the three federal states Styria, Salzburg and Upper Austria, you discover remote valleys, Alpine pastures and high altitude plateaus as well as impressive karst areas, which will - with the incredibly beautiful landscape around the Dachstein - take your breath away. On selected tours explore the stunning scenery in and around the Dachstein area, it could not be richer in variety.

Trekking
Trekking
  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
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Itinerary

Hotel example: Almfrieden

Short bus ride and hike up to the summit Sulzenschneid. Via the Linzer Path you cross the Alpine pasture area ‚Rinderfeld’ with all kind of cattle grazing. Then your route leads below the peaks along a high altitude path towards the impressive Bischofsmütze (mitre) and then to the foot of this well-known rock formation to the Hofpürgl hut, where a cosy evening in the hut awaits.

Hotel example: Hofpürgl Hut

approx. 6 hours
13 km
800 m
660 m

Anticipate an amazing morning mood on the mountain, followed by high altitude trekking with stunning views below the sharp ridges of the Gosau mountain. Then via Alpine pastures with grazing cattle all the way to the alp Stuhlalm, which invites to a break and to sample some of the home made produce. Below the peak Donnerkogel (summit ascent possible) to the Gablonzer hut with breathtaking views onto the Dachstein glacier and down into the Gosau valley and lake Gosau. Break and cable car descent to lake Gosau.

Hotel example: Cooee Alpin

approx. 5 hours
11 km
330 m
540 m

From Gosau the route takes you along forest paths via the alp Iglmoosalm to the hut of the Goiserer Alpine Club, situated on the mountain crest which offers stunning views onto the Goiserer valley and lake Hallstätter See. You have again the option of a summit ascent onto the mountain Hochkalmberg with the rock formation called ‚Stone Indian’. Descent via the Waldsteig to Bad Goisern on lake Hallstättersee.

Hotel example: Pension Maria Theresia

approx. 6 hours
15 km
860 m
1.060 m

After a short transfer the route takes you through the forest to the summit Hochmühleck. Via the summit to the Viehberg alp, where traditional huts invite to a break. A little bit towards the valley now and then once more through a remote karst and mountain pine area up to the Brünner hut situated on the Stoderzinken. You spend a recuperating night in the mountains directly below the sharp peak of the Stoderzinken.

Hotel example: Steinerhaus

approx. 7 hours
19 km
1.300 m
370 m

Today you cross the high plateau of the Styrian Dachstein plateau. Through mountain pine and larch forests, past little mountain lakes you hike over solitary and vast karst and gravel areas upwards and down, heading for the majestic Dachstein. This high altitude trekking tour beneath spectacular summits and through untouched nature towards the mountaineer-station Guttenberghaus is the perfect final route of your week of trekking around the Dachstein!

Hotel example: Almfrieden

approx. 6.5 to 7 hours
19 km
750 m
1.380 m

Tour character

Challenging high altitude paths with views onto the Alps and the Salzkammergut region. An ideal tour for hiking enthusiasts equipped with a good fitness level and surefootedness. Our tours mainly lead along hiking trails and you can expect walking times up to 7 hours.

Prices and events

All data for 2021 at a glance
Place of arrival: Ramsau
  Season 1
11.06.2021 - 26.06.2021
29.08.2021 - 18.09.2021

Friday and Saturday
Season 2
27.06.2021 - 28.08.2021

Friday and Saturday
Dachstein High Altitude Circular Path 7 days, AT-SKWRA-07X
Base price
599.00
689.00
Surcharge single room 109.00 109.00
Surcharge half board evening meal 6x (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher) 125.00 125.00

Category: 2x 4**** hotel (Ramsau), mainly 3*** hotels and inns, 1x hut (Hofpürglhut)

Season 1
Jun 11, 2021 - Jun 26, 2021
Aug 29, 2021 - Sep 18, 2021
Friday and Saturday
Season 2
Jun 27, 2021 - Aug 28, 2021
Friday and Saturday
Dachstein High Altitude Circular Path 7 days, AT-SKWRA-07X
Base price
Surcharge single room
Surcharge half board evening meal 6x (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
599.00
109.00
125.00
689.00
109.00
125.00

Category: 2x 4**** hotel (Ramsau), mainly 3*** hotels and inns, 1x hut (Hofpürglhut)

Season 1
Jun 11, 2021 - Jun 26, 2021
Aug 29, 2021 - Sep 18, 2021
Season 2
Jun 27, 2021 - Aug 28, 2021
Ramsau
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
89.00
118.00
99.00
128.00
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Ramsau
  Season 1
Jun 11, 2021 - Jun 26, 2021
Aug 29, 2021 - Sep 18, 2021

Friday and Saturday
Season 2
Jun 27, 2021 - Aug 28, 2021

Friday and Saturday
Ramsau
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb 89.00 99.00
Extra night sgl/bb 118.00 128.00

Services and infos

Services

Included:

  • 6 overnight stays as stated (hut: multi-bed rooms), breakfast included
  • Luggage transfer (except overnight at Hofpürglhütte)
  • Ramsau Summer card (Dachstein Gletscherbahn, any cable cars, tourist attractions, public buses, ect.)
  • Cable car descent Gosaukamm
  • Transfer on day 5
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel and tour documents 1x per room (German, English)
  • GPS-data is available
  • Service hotline

Optional extras:

  • If half board: min. 3-course evening meal (sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
Infos

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Train journey to Schladming and by bus to Ramsau.
  • Parking: hotel parking spaces free of charge, no reservation possible.

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Public transport with bus, approx. EUR 9 per person
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
Contact & booking
Do you still have questions about the tour? We are happy to help and look forward to your inquiry.
Helene Edtmeier
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Helene Edtmeier, Team lead assistant
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