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The Best Hiking Trails in Salzburg (Austria)

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(91)
Photo of Am fuß der Dachstein-Südwand Photo of Hüttekogel - Graukogel Photo of Bad Hofgastein: Rastötzenalm - Gamskarkogel - Rastötzenalm
  • Am fuß der Dachstein-Südwand

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    near Hachau, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    6.30mi
    Elevation +
    1788f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo of Am fuß der Dachstein-Südwand Photo of Am fuß der Dachstein-Südwand Photo of Am fuß der Dachstein-Südwand

    Nice hike at the base of the Dachstein southwall. Starting point is the Wandererparkplatz zur Bachlalm / Maralm. GPS: N47° 26' 39.8" E13° 34' 52.3" The sun is "always" shining on the Dachstein wall, good for making ni...

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  • Hüttekogel - Graukogel

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    near Bad Gastein, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    7.25mi
    Elevation +
    4557f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo of Hüttekogel - Graukogel Photo of Hüttekogel - Graukogel Photo of Hüttekogel - Graukogel

    Startingpoint is the parking of the lift Graukogel in Bad Gastein. From here you can walk to the Hüttekogel(2231m) and the Graukogel(2492m). The way back we did with the lift "Graukogel I and II", price 20euro/person wi...

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  • Kölnbreinsperre - Kölnbreindam

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    near Bergle, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    3.91mi
    Elevation +
    1112f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo of Kölnbreinsperre - Kölnbreindam Photo of Kölnbreinsperre - Kölnbreindam Photo of Kölnbreinsperre - Kölnbreindam

    Nice walk. BUT.... We took used a service tunnel on our route, and I think we where lucky that is was open. At the climbing parking at the dam we went down at the sing on the pictures. The route down is marked. At the b...

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  • near Obertauern, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    6.81mi
    Elevation +
    2700f
    TrailRank
    50
    Photo of Oberhüttensee - Seekarscharte - Klamml Photo of Oberhüttensee - Seekarscharte - Klamml Photo of Oberhüttensee - Seekarscharte - Klamml

    The starting point can be reached via a toll road. Always take a backpack with the following items. Jacket and trousers for rain protection, first aid kit, extra shirt and socks, enough water, a fleece jacket , sunbur...

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  • Austria, Salzburg: Gaisberg peak.

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    near Salzburg, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    7.87mi
    Elevation +
    3658f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo of Austria, Salzburg: Gaisberg peak. Photo of Austria, Salzburg: Gaisberg peak. Photo of Austria, Salzburg: Gaisberg peak.

    My longest and highest hike. From 0 and walked all the way. Not a beginner hike. Many steep inclines. Nothing vertical but good fitness needed. Hike up and bus back to town. Sweet.

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  • Schmidt-Zabierow Hütte

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    near Kirchenthal, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    7.79mi
    Elevation +
    6112f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo of Schmidt-Zabierow Hütte Photo of Schmidt-Zabierow Hütte Photo of Schmidt-Zabierow Hütte

    This hike from the Loferer Hochtal to the Von Schmidt-Zabierow hut (1.966m) is an impressive mountain experience. From Lofer, follow the 311 and turn left into the Loferer Hochtal. The small road leads to a parking plac...

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  • Bad Gastein: Poserhöhe Hütte

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    near Remsach, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    5.92mi
    Elevation +
    2333f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo of Bad Gastein: Poserhöhe Hütte Photo of Bad Gastein: Poserhöhe Hütte Photo of Bad Gastein: Poserhöhe Hütte

    We parked the car at the free parking at the Grüner Baum (Kötschachtal). The original idea was to do the round hike to the hut Poserhöhe, hiking up the sloped, shorter and more difficulty black path and hiking down the e...

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  • near Passau, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    11.97mi
    Elevation +
    1762f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo of From Sportgastein to Unterer and Obererer Bockhartsee Photo of From Sportgastein to Unterer and Obererer Bockhartsee Photo of From Sportgastein to Unterer and Obererer Bockhartsee

    A beautiful hike to two mountain lakes that starts from the bus station in Sportgastein following the signs to the Bockhartseenhuette. There are two options, either follow the longer gravel road up the hill or the shorte...

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  • Zell am See

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    near Zell am See, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    7.25mi
    Elevation +
    374f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo of Zell am See Photo of Zell am See Photo of Zell am See

    Around the lake. 1st quarter lovely then only road for half the walk as houses directly on the lake., last quarter return s to lake shoreline.

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  • near Passau, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    5.41mi
    Elevation +
    1873f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo of Bad Gastein: Sportgastein - Oberer Bockhartsee Photo of Bad Gastein: Sportgastein - Oberer Bockhartsee Photo of Bad Gastein: Sportgastein - Oberer Bockhartsee

    We park the car in one of the big parkings of Sportgastein. The access to the road costs 5 €/person. The excursion starts in a narrow uphill path, always upwards upto the Bockhartseehütte, using natural steps made by sto...

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  • Krimmler Wasserfalle Roundtour

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    near Oberkrimml, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    5.33mi
    Elevation +
    1765f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo of Krimmler Wasserfalle Roundtour Photo of Krimmler Wasserfalle Roundtour Photo of Krimmler Wasserfalle Roundtour

    Nice roundtour of the highest phased waterfall in Europe. We want up the “touristy” way. Once you hit the hut the crowds thin out a lot. On the descent on tge other side of the fall we barely saw a human being. The fore...

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  • near Bad Gastein, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    9.12mi
    Elevation +
    3734f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo of Bad Gastein to Palfnersee honeymoon trail 3 Photo of Bad Gastein to Palfnersee honeymoon trail 3 Photo of Bad Gastein to Palfnersee honeymoon trail 3

    We started from Bad Gastein and walked up to Palfnersee, a little natural pond which we think is a good spot for summer camping. Then, through the skirts of Graukogel we reached the top cable car station and walked down ...

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  • Hirnreit mega dogwalk

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    near Hirnreit, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    5.68mi
    Elevation +
    1352f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo of Hirnreit mega dogwalk Photo of Hirnreit mega dogwalk Photo of Hirnreit mega dogwalk

    Amazing hike. Not sure we got the approach right, so left the car at the end point of a trail. First section uphill across the woods until reaching the red-white marked track. The rest is just about following the marks.....

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  • near Passau, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    4.38mi
    Elevation +
    692f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo of Bad Gastein: Sportgastein - Themenweg and Naturschauweg Photo of Bad Gastein: Sportgastein - Themenweg and Naturschauweg Photo of Bad Gastein: Sportgastein - Themenweg and Naturschauweg

    Sportgastein: Themenweg & Naturschauweg Starting from the parking, this is an easy excursion for all the family. It starts with a flat path along the stream and many waterfalls at both sides which feed it. This part is c...

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  • Bad Gastein - Bad Hofgastein

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    near Bad Gastein, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    6.32mi
    Elevation +
    266f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo of Bad Gastein - Bad Hofgastein Photo of Bad Gastein - Bad Hofgastein Photo of Bad Gastein - Bad Hofgastein

    Beautiful hike between Bad Gastein and Bad Hofgastein. NOTE: this hike should be done in summer. I couldn’t understand the signs in German about this path being officially closed in winter due to the risk of avalanches, ...

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  • near Obermoos, Salzburg (Austria)
    Distance
    8.62mi
    Elevation +
    5358f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Glanegg village to Salzburger Hochthron Photo of Glanegg village to Salzburger Hochthron Photo of Glanegg village to Salzburger Hochthron

    Getting back into hiking mode! Beautiful views of the Austrian/German alps south and west. The hike here is quite steep and elevation is quite a lot for the distance so it's very tiring. During summer time, this track...

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