Imagine a place where you can roam grassy hills and rocky mountain peaks; a place where you can forget your every day in beautiful nature; a place where you can reconnect to yourself in breathtaking landscapes. This is exactly what you can expect hiking in Saalfelden Leogang, a mountainous region of Austria. With a great network of trails and routes, you will feel at home in the epic scenery of the Steinernes Meer high plateau (German for Rocky Sea). When you are ready to relax after a long day hiking, you can sit in the sun and try traditional dishes at one of the many Alpine huts
For a taste of what to expect hiking in Saalfelden Leogang, check out this video:
The destination of the hike doesn't really matter, because it's about the stories that you can tell. If you think so, then the hike to the Müllerfuchs is just right for you. The story features everything that a good film needs: a villain, a hero, an animal and almost a happy ending. The easy hike is also suitable for families without prams and is perfect for combining an exciting story and movement.
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For the approximately six-kilometer hike to the Riedlalm, it is best to bring some hiking experience with you. The stroller can stay at home today because everyone is good on foot. The route is varied, invites you to take a break in many beautiful places and the alpine hut awaits you in one of the most beautiful places with delicious food and games.
You have a little hiking experience, everyone is good on foot and a stroller is no longer needed. The hike can be varied and allow many breaks. In addition, there should be rustic food and play facilities at the destination. Then the three-kilometer hike to the Steinalm is just the thing and ideal for families and those looking for relaxation. The Steinalm even houses some typical alpine animals that keep you company when you rest.
What does the chilled beer in Bavarian inns have to do with the lowest glacier in the Eastern Alps? After this hike you will know the answer and you can impress your friends in the "Useless knowledge" section. The hike to the Birnbachloch takes you close to the Leoganger Steinberge. It is best to start early in midsummer because you will be exposed to the sun unprotected during the five-kilometer hike.
You have alpine experience, you love rugged mountains and you want the sweat to flow in rivers? Then the hike to the Passauer Hütte in the Leoganger Steinberge is ideal for you. It is a difficult, alpine hike for which you have to be sure-footed and persistent. For this she rewards you with magnificent views and at the destination with a lot of hut flair.
The Riemannhaus is located in the middle of the Steinerne Meer and can be reached with a challenging and sweaty hike. You have to conquer almost 1,400 meters in altitude on the 17-kilometer route and the alpine terrain requires experience, stamina, a head for heights and great surefootedness. For this you will be rewarded with sensational panoramas and finally with a cozy break in the hut.
From the car park of the miners' house Unterberghaus, we head west to the Adamalm. Once there, turn towards Scheltaualm. The next stage leads south to the Spielbergalmen, rest stop on the Lindlalm.For perennial hikers there is still the possibility to go on the Spielberghorn.