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Hiking Tips

Here are some tips that we find helpful when the next hike is due. Just click through the image.

Know your limits - Realistically approach the route and do not overestimate yourself. If you feel like it's just not working anymore, break off the hike and seek help or make an emergency call.
Know your limits - Realistically approach the route and do not overestimate yourself. If you feel like it's just not working anymore, break off the hike and seek help or make an emergency call.
Know your route - Some trails are very clearly signposted. But some are more adventurous. It happens that hikers get off the track. Therefore, it is worthwhile to take a closer look at the planned hiking route. It's also good if someone knows where you are going.
Know your route - Some trails are very clearly signposted. But some are more adventurous. It happens that hikers get off the track. Therefore, it is worthwhile to take a closer look at the planned hiking route. It's also good if someone knows where you are going.
Watch the weather - Keep an eye on the weather to be able to quickly detect possible thunderstorms.
Watch the weather - Keep an eye on the weather to be able to quickly detect possible thunderstorms.
Proper clothing - Very important, of course, is the choice of suitable footwear. Solid shoes that sit well and feel comfortable are important for protecting the legs and joints. Choosing the right clothes can be very important for your hiking luck. Dressed too cold or too warm, both are not pleasant. The sunscreen, so for the skin and head, is important. And do not forget the rain cover.
Proper clothing - Very important, of course, is the choice of suitable footwear. Solid shoes that sit well and feel comfortable are important for protecting the legs and joints. Choosing the right clothes can be very important for your hiking luck. Dressed too cold or too warm, both are not pleasant. The sunscreen, so for the skin and head, is important. And do not forget the rain cover.
Be helpful - If you feel someone needs help, offer your help. Know the emergency numbers: in Austria: Rescue: 144 - Mountain Rescue: 140 - Fire Department: 133
Be helpful - If you feel someone needs help, offer your help. Know the emergency numbers: in Austria: Rescue: 144 - Mountain Rescue: 140 - Fire Department: 133
Nature watching, nature conservation - Behave in nature as a guest. One should as little as possible intervene in nature walks. In particular, do not feed animals, do not pick plants or flowers, do not collect stones. Do not throw away garbage. Take a garbage bag with you to take your own garbage with you. Trash can really only use in an emergency, as these are usually rarely emptied and the garbage in strong winds only quite back in the woods. Even animals stumble in the search for food on trash and eat for them harmful food or even garbage.
Nature watching, nature conservation - Behave in nature as a guest. One should as little as possible intervene in nature walks. In particular, do not feed animals, do not pick plants or flowers, do not collect stones. Do not throw away garbage. Take a garbage bag with you to take your own garbage with you. Trash can really only use in an emergency, as these are usually rarely emptied and the garbage in strong winds only quite back in the woods. Even animals stumble in the search for food on trash and eat for them harmful food or even garbage.
Pack your backpack properly - Even though a hike may be short, you should always drink enough, preferably water, and have a snack with you. Always with it should also be a small garbage bag to be able to take back any trash again.
Pack your backpack properly - Even though a hike may be short, you should always drink enough, preferably water, and have a snack with you. Always with it should also be a small garbage bag to be able to take back any trash again.
Do not dump garbage in nature - It has already been mentioned, but is important to us. Garbage, no matter how small, has lost nothing in nature. Even cigarette butts are an absolute no-go. Just imagine, someone walks past your garden and throws his garbage and the still smoldering cigarette just over the fence in your garden. Not ok right?
Do not dump garbage in nature - It has already been mentioned, but is important to us. Garbage, no matter how small, has lost nothing in nature. Even cigarette butts are an absolute no-go. Just imagine, someone walks past your garden and throws his garbage and the still smoldering cigarette just over the fence in your garden. Not ok right?
Safety first - Do not take unnecessary risks. Especially on steep terrain on the ground and tight hold. Do not do any climbing tours without the appropriate backups.
Safety first - Do not take unnecessary risks. Especially on steep terrain on the ground and tight hold. Do not do any climbing tours without the appropriate backups.




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ByUrlaub im Salzkammergut

Rindbach Waterfall


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Difficulty: (easy)
Altitude: 113 m
Duration Time: ca. 30 Minutes


Natural hike in beautiful nature

About 1km east of Ebensee our hike starts on a forest road on the right side of the stream to the Bücke which leads over the Rindbach.

For hikers it would go left on the road in the Rindbachtal.

Over the bridge on the right, then go over the steps and bridges on the forest road that leads to the destination.



Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal
Der Windhagkogel im Almtal

ByUrlaub im Salzkammergut

Kleiner Sonnstein


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Natural hike with rewarding views

The ascent to the small and also to the large Sonnstein is located after the first Geisswandtunnel in Traunkirchen, on the way to Ebensee.

On nice days, a very early arrival is recommended, as the parking situation could otherwise be a bit difficult.

The easy mountain hike starts at first via steps and then over a slightly ascending hiking trail. Which leads to a junction, which leads to the left and to the big Sonnstein on the right.

Due to the rocky slope you should bring vertigo. Shortly before the summit cross is a small hut, which offers drinks and snacks.



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Langbathseen


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Level: (easy)
bathing Lake: use for free
length circular walk: app. 2 hours


At the foot of the Höllengebirge, 8 kilometers from Ebensee in the Salzkammergut are the front and rear Langbathsee.

Clear water in drinking water quality as well as the natural backdrop in a long basin attract visitors and locals to the shores in the summer and provide cooling off of crowded outdoor pools and swimming areas.

Traversed by hiking trails that lead you to the surrounding peaks of the Höllengebirge, the Langbathseenstreet leads from the center of Ebensee directly to the  Langbathseen. Unmistakable on arrival is the imposing hunting lodge on the west bank, which was built by Kaiser Franz Josef for his hunting trips in the summery Salzkammergut

After a short cool down in the 1.1-kilometer-long and 33-meter-deep lake, you can reach the Langbathsee after a walk of 50 to 70 minutes over 60 meters in altitude. This extends over 600 meters and its deepest point is a good 13 feet below the water level. Due to the high biomass occurrence at the back Langbathsee this much less swimmers on and the nature enthusiastic hiker can still enjoy the quiet and tranquility of the original Salzkammergut in midsummer. Unobstructed and wildly romantic bathing places invite you to linger and marvel.

The circular route is also suitable for hikers and families with baby carriages. On the way back the wonderful “imperial” view of the Höllengebirge and the countless rest stops on the lakeshore of the circular hiking trail to settle again and enjoy the nature and the prevailing scenery.




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Castle Ruin Scharnstein


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On steep rocks, high above the Tiessenbachtal in the Upper Austrian Almtal wakes the castle ruins Scharnstein, of which the place below has its name. Over 260 steps, past the beaten in the rock Wagner chapel, or something easier on the existing forest roads to reach the more than 500 meters above sea level castle ruins. The Höhenburg, which was first mentioned in the 12th century, offers a wonderful panorama over the Tiessenbachtal out into the Almtal up to Pettenbach.

Originally to reach over a drawbridge over the moat and surrounded by loopholes interspersed walls, the remains extend to a good 4500 m². Built by the Count of Rebgau and with several changes of ownership in the coming years, eventually acquired by the later Emperor Maximilian I in 1499, the castle on rocky terrain in the Almtal. After this 1538 “because of carelessness” completely burned down let read the ruin dilapidated and began the construction of the castle Neuscharnstein in the center of the same named place. Since 1626, like the surrounding forests, the castle ruins belong to the possession of the Benedictine Abbey Kremsmünster and is cared for by the cultural and Heimatverein Scharnstein. At the end of the 18th century, the ruin was used as a quarry to build houses in the valley, and it was not until 1960 that the restoration of the remaining walls began.

The castle ruins Scharnstein is freely accessible year-round and invites visitors and hikers to experience a history.



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Laudachsee


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level: (easy)
bathing Lake: use for free
length circular walk: about 2 hours


Whether with the cable car over the summit of the Grünberg or on foot over the steps of the Ortnersteig, the Laudachsee rewards hikers and day-trippers with its crystal-clear waters and its fantastic location on 894 vertical meters. Picturesquely embedded between the Traunstein and the Grünberg, this legendary place invites for a short breath of air before the ascent to the surrounding peaks or for the simple resting on its banks.

Located in the middle of the nature reserve Traunstein, surrounded by dense forests which are criss-crossed with well-signposted and partially child-friendly hiking trails, the excursion destination Laudachsee enjoys not only in the summer months of great popularity with locals and guests. This place has always inspired the imagination of the people. The stories about the giant Erla and the mermaid from the Laudachsee or the witch Kranawitha will still be kept alive around the Laudachsee today. be rediscovered on the forest nature trail on the Grünberg by young and old.

As a mountain lake with drinking water quality and a maximum of 20 ° water temperature in midsummer, the shimmering green waters provide a refreshing refreshment after a long walk.

The lonely above the lake Ramsaualm offers visitors with 300 seats and a breathtaking panorama between Katzenstein and Traunstein down-to-earth cuisine and invites you to linger. The Ramsaualm was first documented in the 13th century and speaks for the attraction and the magic which this place has always exuded.

Beautiful nature and hospitality, an invitation to deceleration and tranquility; All that the Salzkammergut has to offer its guests and residents can be found in places like these where it seems like time passes a tick slower.

Whether as a single hiker or on the go with the whole family, the leek roof lake is one of the number 1 destinations in and around the ceramic city of Gmunden on the north shore of Lake Traunsee.

The local mountain of the Gmundner, the Traunstein with its 1691 meters above sea level watches over the region and represents for many enthusiastic mountaineers and hikers over the Grünberg and the Laudachsee are the real target.

The adjacent Katzenstein at 1349 meters can also be reached via the Laudachsee and offers a magnificent view far beyond the Laudachsee.

Other sports such as fishing are operated on the lake. Due to the high quality of the water and the purity, there are large numbers of trout, char and pike. Even the once-large number of crayfish in the lake is slowly but surely reappearing.

The idyllic circular route on the shore leads across meadows, paths and small bridges and offers the opportunity to get to know the lake and its panoramas from all sides.



 

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Offensee


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level: (easy)
bathing Lake: use for free
length circular walk: ca. 2 Stunden


Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut
Offensee im Salzkammergut