The Classic - 9 days / 8 nights
Additional access points on day 4, 6 or 8
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 Türlwand 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: For the alpine hike to Guttenberg lodge two variants are possible:
1. Walk from the hotel over the Ramsau plateau and ascent on trail 616 to Guttenberg lodge. Recommended in cloudy and foggy weather conditions. ~6,5 km, 4-5 hrs, altitude difference up 1044 m / down 69 m
2. Ascent by cable car to the Dachstein glacier (to be paid on spot). High altitude hike on trail 674 to Guttenberg lodge ~9,5 km, 4-5 hrs, altitude difference up 264 m / down 861 m
Overnight stay at Guttenberg lodge.
Luggage transfer from the Tuerlwand to Groebming where you spend the following night (Overnight backpack and hut sleeping bag* for the night at the Guttenberg lodge have to be carried by yourself)
ATTENTION: If you decide to take the route via the Dachstein Glacier it is very important to
make a reservation for your gondola ride here: www.derdachstein.at/en - at minimum 1 week
in advance. Otherwise the gondola could be fully booked.
For the reservation guests are responsible for themselves.
5th 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.
6th 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 Groebming to Steinitzenalm lodge or Bad Mitterndorf
7th Day: By train from Bad Mitterndorf to Bad Aussee. Hike through the Koppen valley along the Traun River
to Obertraun and to the train station of Hallstatt. We recommend a visit of the Koppenbrüller Cave
in this area. 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
8th Day: Take the ferry from Hallstatt market to Hallstatt train station. You hike along the eastern lake shore of Lake Hallstaettersee to Au and further on to Bad Goisern. Ascent to Goiserer lodge via Trockentannalm. Overnight stay in Goiserer lodge. ~17 km, 7 hrs, altitude difference 1108 m / 52 m. Overnight backpack and hut sleeping bag* for the night in the Goiserer lodge have to be carried by yourself.
9th Day: Descent past the Iglmoosalm to Gosau ~7 km, 2-3 hrs, altitude difference up 46 m / down 873 m
Luggage transport from Hallstatt to Gosau.
Luggage pick-up in Gosau.
Individual departure or additional nights.
8 x Overnight stay with alpine breakfast (4 x ***inns/hotels, 4 x in huts – double rooms or communal bunks, hut sleeping bags*)
1 x Ascent with the “Gosaukammbahn” cable car to Zwieselalm
1 x Schladming-Dachstein Summer Card (= for the overnight stay in Ramsau)
1 x Train ticket Bad Mitterndorf/Pichl Kainisch to Bad Aussee
1 x Boat trip from Obertraun to Hallstatt
1 x Ferry from Hallstatt market to Hallstatt train station
1 x Ascent with the Salt Mountain funicular railway
1 x Hiking map (1 x per room)
1 x Dachstein guide-book (1 x per room)
5 x Luggage transfers - max. 2 pcs./person and max. 25 kg/piece of luggage
8 x Local Taxes
Daily service hotline from 09.00 – 19.00 (also on weekends)
|Rates for the arrangements per person in €:
01.07. - 02.10.2019
|***hotel/inn in double room (communal bunks in hut)||685,-|
|Supplement half board (3 course dinner in inns/hotels and partly also in huts otherwise 1 course hikers-meal in huts)||180,-|
|Supplement 4 x single room (communal bunks in huts)||100,-|
|Additional night double room with breakfast||55,-|
|Additional night double room in Hallstatt with breakfast||67,-|
|Additional night supplement for half board||17,-|
|Additional night supplement for single room||12,-|
|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.
Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH
4820 Bad Ischl
Tel: 06132 / 24 000 71