Long tour for hiking enthusiasts - 12 days / 11 nights

Routing:

Additional access points on day 4, 7 or 9

1st Day: Individual arrival in Gosau right next to the Dachstein mountain range. Overnight stay in Gosau.

2nd Day: Cable car from the Gosausee Lake to the Zwieselalm, hike to the Hofpuergl lodge ~10 km, 4-5 hrs, altitude difference up 850 m / down 860 m
Overnight stay at the Hofpuergl lodge.
Luggage transfer from Gosau to the Ramsau where you spend the following night (Overnight backpack and hut sleeping bag* for the night at the Hofpuergl lodge have to be carried by yourself!

3rd Day: High altitude hike from the Hofpuergl lodge to the Suedwand lodge, descent to the Tuerlwand. ~12,5 km, 6 hrs, altitude difference up 895 m / down 882 m
Overnight stay in Ramsau under Mount Dachstein.

4th Day: Enjoy a well-deserved relaxed day in Ramsau. Use the Schladming-Dachstein Summer Card to explore the region around the Dachstein. Second overnight stay in Ramsau under Mount Dachstein.

5th Day: Cable car to the Dachstein glacier – alpine hike on route 674 to Guttenberg lodge ~9,5 km, 4-5 hrs, altitude difference up 264 m / down 861 m
(Alternative route through the valley to Guttenberg lodge if weather conditions are not stable.)
Overnight stay at the Guttenberg lodge
Luggage transfer from Ramsau to Groebming where you spend the following night (Overnight backpack and hut sleeping bag* for the night at the Guttenberg lodge havee to be carried by yourself.)

6th Day: High altitude hike from Guttenberg lodge over the plateau “Am Stein” and Grafenbergalm to the Stoderzinken. ~13 km, 6 hrs, altitude difference up 552 m / down 860 m
Overnight stay at the Steiner Haus above Groebming.

7th Day: Hike from the Stoderzinken past the Notgasse (rock gorge with up to 2000 year old chiselled rock art) to the Viehbergalm and further over the Hochmuehleck to the Steinitzenalm. ~17 km, 6 hrs, altitude difference up 552 m / down 1370 m
Overnight stay at the Steinitzenalm lodge (or descent to Bad Mitterndorf, + ~ 1 hour).
Luggage transfer from Gröbming to Steinitzenalm lodge or Bad Mitterndorf

8th Day: Train ride from Bad Mitterndorf/Pichl Kainisch to Bad Aussee. Through the Koppen valley past the Koppenbruellerhoehle Cave (guided tour included!) to Obertraun train station, ferry ride to Hallstatt. ~15 km, 4-5 hrs, altitude difference up 166 m / down 286 m
Overnight stay in Hallstatt
Luggage transfer from Steinitzenalm lodge or Bad Mitterndorf to Hallstatt

9th Day: Dachstein Adventure World - Tour through the mammoth and ice caves and visit the “Five Fingers” viewing platform. Unlimited use of all three parts of the cable car! Overnight stay in Hallstatt.

10th Day: Take the Salzberg funicular railway from Hallstatt Lahn to the entrance of the salt mine “Hallstaetter Salzwelten” Further along the brine pipeline hiking trail to Bad Goisern. Ascent to Goiserer lodge and overnight stay ~17,5 km, 7 hrs, altitude difference up 1628 m / down 885 m
Luggage transport from Hallstatt to Gosau. (Overnight backpack and hut sleeping bag* for the night in the Goiserer lodge haveto be carried by yourself.)

11th Day: Descent past the Iglmoosalm to Gosau. Overnight stay in Gosau. Luggage transport from Hallstatt to Gosau. ~7 km, 2-3 hrs, altitude difference up 46 m / down 873 m

12th Day: Individual departure or additional nights

Arrangement:

11 x Overnight stay with alpine breakfast
(7x Overnight stay in ***inns/ hotels, 4x in huts, double rooms or communal bunks, hut sleeping bags* mandatory)
1 x Ascent with the cable car “Gosaukammbahn” to Zwieselalm
1 x Schladming-Dachstein Summer Card (= Ticket for the Dachstein Gletscherbahn)
1 x Train ticket Bad Mitterndorf/Pichl Kainisch to Bad Aussee
1 x Boat trip to Hallstatt
1 x Ascent with the Salt mountain funicular railway Hallstatt
1 x All-inclusive card for the Dachstein Adventure World
1 x Entrance & guided tour Koppenbruellerhoehle cave
5 x Luggage transfers - max. 2 pcs./person and max. 25 kg/piece of luggage
1 x Hiking map (1 x per room)
1 x Dachstein guide-book (1 x per room)
11 x Local Taxes
Daily service hotline from 09.00 - 19.00 o’clock (weekends included)

Rates per person for the arrangement in €:
01.0 7. - 09.10.2018
***hotel/inn in double room (communal bunks in hut) 955,-
Supplement half board (3 course dinner in inns/hotels and partly also in huts otherwise 1 course hikers-meal in huts) 240,-
Supplement 7 x single room (communal bunks in huts) 150,-
Mountain guide on request
Day of arrival daily

Notes on staying at an Alpine lodge:

  • * Hut sleeping bag:    blankets are available in the huts; necessary but mandatory is only a     lightweight cotton/silk sleeping bag liner
  • Overnight stay in communal bunks or multi-bed rooms. Double rooms on request possible, except at Hofpurgl lodge and Goiserer lodge. The hosts will always try to accommodate travellers who are not used to communal bunks in their own rooms if at all possible.
  • Dogs on request; not allowed in the sleeping areas. Attended stay in the winter room possible, partly dog kennels available, extra costs to be paid on spot.

We recommend travel cancellation insurance.
The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.
Due to environmental reasons we recommend to arrive and depart by public transportation.

 

Booking

Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH
Götzstraße 12
4820 Bad Ischl
Tel: 06132 / 24 000 71
Email: rundwanderweg@salzkammergut.co.at