Top 5 hiking trails in Ramsau am Dachstein

The most beautiful hiking trails in Ramsau am Dachstein and the surrounding area

Discover the 5 most beautiful hiking tours from Ramsau am Dachstein and the Schladminger Tauern. It goes high up, panoramic views over the country and thousands of mountain peaks. Rough waterfalls, gorges and pristine nature result in our top recommendations for your hiking holiday at the Dachstein region. These tours are so appealing and fascinating, especially in late summer and autumn. Of course, the team with a hiking guide at the reception is available for personal and daily tour tips.

1. Die Königsetappe

“Die Königsetappe” this hiking tour from Ramsau am Dachstein takes you into the wil romantic landscape and across rough waterfalls. The steep ascent at the beginning of the stage leads along a forest road through the forest and gravel lanes up to the wide green slopes of the “Tiefkars”. When you arrive at the Guttenberghaus, small rocky peaks, green hills and deep cirques form an impressive landscape. The beautiful Silberkarsee lies in a rock basin. On the way of the Königsetappe, down to the Silberkar. It goes through the romantic wild water gorge, past the Schleier waterfall, over stairs and footbridges, always along the flowing stream before it goes back to the valley.

Starting point Feistererhof – Guttenberghaus – Sinabell – Silberkarsee – Stangalm – Silberkarklamm – ending point Feistererhof

  • Distance: 15,2 km
  • Duration: 6-8 h
  • Difficulty: medium / difficult

2. Hike through the “GATE”

Hike through the gate is one of the most impressive and such a enjoying hike in the Ramsauer alpine pasture at the foot of the Dachstein. The towering south walls of Dachstein, Mitterspitz and Torstein are within reach and make this tour unforgettable. You can already see the gate from the hut. After the Sündwandhütte, hike along an alpine path at the foot of the steep walls until you have reached the ascent to the gate. After about 30 minutes you will have reached the highest point. A grandiose view rewards all efforts. Downhill over the “chives floor” (wild chives) to the alpine pasture of the Bachlalm. Home of the little marmots.

Starting point Türlwandhütte – Südwandhütte – ascent to the gate – Bachlalm – Marboden – Neustattalmen – ending point Türlwand

  • Distance: 13 km
  • Gehzeit: 5 h
  • Difficulty: medium / difficult

3. Sattelberg

The Sattelberg in Ramsau am Dachstein is the children’s mountain. This is where the first Austrian nature and environmental adventure trail is located. Exciting for the kids and interesting for the parents with various display and play boards on the hiking trail. A partly steep, root-rich hiking trail in the footsteps of Kali, the ramsaur. In addition to the large forest playhouse and the small Ramsau water world, you can discover 3 real children’s and youth via ferratas on the nature and environmental adventure trail. Part of the path is also passable with a stroller.

Starting point parking place environment and adventure trail – Sattelberg summit cross – tree house – Sattelberghütte – ending point parking place environment and adventure trail

  • Distance: 4 km
  • Duration: 3 h
  • Difficulty: easy

4. Wild Waters Schladming-Rohrmoos

An enjoyable hike in Schladming-Untertal, past waterfalls and torrents. The path through the “Höll” winds tightly along the roaring Riesach waterfall. Powerful water and the spray can really be felt here. An absolute accent is the 50 m long suspension bridge. Climbing the gorge, the romantic Gfölleralm is presented at the end. Behind it lies the deep green Riesachsee. The extensive alpine landscape runs up to the ascent to the Preintalerhütte.

Starting point parking place Seeleiten – entrance to the alpine trail “through hell” – Gfölleralm – Riesachsee – Preintalerhütte – ending point parking place Seeleiten

  • Distance: 13 km
  • Duration: 5 h
  • Difficulty: medium

5. Glacier hike to Guttenberghaus / Scheichspitz

From the Dachstein Glacier over the karst area on the Stein to the Guttenberghaus and down to Ramsau. The hike leads over one of the most extensive plateaus in the Alps, “Die Landschaft am Stein”. A karst area of around 20 km², which at first glance appears lean and monotonous. But as soon as the snow has melted in spring, beautiful alpine flowers bloom at around 2,200 m above sea level. The path to the Guttenberghaus leads past the summit of Landfriedstein and Eselstein, in between the ascent to the summit of Scheichenspitze branches off. A fantastic summit view in all directions.

The fascination of the Dachstein glacier fields and the expanse of the landscape make this tour so unique.

Starting point valley station Dachstein cableway – Dachstein glacier – high alpine karst area – Landfriedtal – ascent to the summit Scheichenspitz (Zwischenstopp) – Feistererscharte – Guttenberghaus – Ramsau vally

  • Distance: 12 km
  • Duration: 6 h
  • Difficulty: medium / difficult

Hotel Matschner special offer: Autumn week – hiking in autum

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Hiking in the gorgeous autumn time in Ramsau am Dachstein

Especially hiking in autumn is just beautiful! Pleasant temperatures, constant weather and, above all, many sunny days make this time so special. The mountain landscape shines in the most splendid colors. The larch and maple trees of Ramsau am Dachstein are transformed into shining golden fairytale trees. Immerse yourself in a true magical world!