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Whether for the view or for the challenge, climbing the mountainous peaks in Upper Austria is the best way to experience more of this beautiful region. But with 20 to choose from, it can be tough to know which peak to proceed with. That’s why we’ve collected the best peaks and summits in Upper Austria for you here — so you can easily add one to your next adventure.

The top 20 peaks in Upper Austria

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    1

    Schober

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful view mountain. When wet, caution is advised. Beautiful round hike over the Frauenkopf possible.

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    Dieter
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    2

    Feuerkogel

    Hiking Highlight

    The mountain station of the cable car is located on the Feuerkogel. Right next to the station - up a few stairs - is the mountain chapel at the back …

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    3

    Pöstlingberg

    Hiking Highlight

    Great view and great opportunity to stop off. There is also a beautiful basilica here.

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    David S.
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    4

    Welterbespirale

    Hiking Highlight

    On top of the Krippenstein stands the World Heritage Spiral. From the upper viewing platform you have an incomparable view of the world natural heritage Dachstein. If you like, you …

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    Hoher Dachstein

    Mountaineering Highlight

    The Hohe Dachstein is one of the most famous and imposing peaks in the Eastern Alps. With 2995m it is the highest elevation of the Dachstein Mountains and the second …

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    Großer Schoberstein

    Hiking Highlight

    What could be better than being rewarded with such a fantastic view after a climb? From the summit of the Großer Schobersteins you can see the Attersee, the Schafberg and …

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    7

    Drachenwand

    Mountaineering Highlight

    Via ferrata with difficulty C / D (alternative route via a rope bridge, then maximum C). Insurance could be better in part - the entrance over the (in the summer …

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    Andreas
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    8

    Kasberg

    Hiking Highlight

    Good to climb summit, which is also known as "viewing platform in front of the Dead Mountains" due to its location on the edge of the Upper Austrian Prealps. From …

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    9

    Hochficht Gipfel

    Hiking Highlight

    The Hochficht is a 1338 meter high mountain in the border area between Austria and the Czech Republic. The area around the Hochficht is developed for skiing. In summer things …

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    Nadine
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    10

    Großer Priel

    Hiking Highlight

    The highest in the "genius of the Pruell genent" is always worth a tour. Whether moderate climbs from the Welser hut or the Prielschutzhaus or crisp via ferrata (Bert-Rinesch-Klettersteig C …

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    11

    The Steinerne Jäger (1,885 m) is an impressive secondary summit with vertically falling walls, the further route to the main slate stone summit (1,206 m) also has an alpine character …

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    Ingrid
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    12

    Gipfel Vormauerstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The Vormauerstein is an absolutely rewarding summit. From Vormauerstein offers an impressive panoramic view over the entire Wolfgangsee. The last 20 meters to the Vormauersteien are rocky and it must …

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    Markus
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    13

    Grünberg

    Hiking Highlight

    With Baumwipfelpfad, cable car and summer toboggan run quite touristy but also many possibilities. In winter without cable car much quieter and recommended for a nice long sled run.

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    Andreas
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    14

    Schober

    Mountaineering Highlight

    The Schober belongs to the Schafberg group of the Salzkammergut mountains.
    With its 1328 m above sea level. A. is the Schober the highest elevation in the edge of the …

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    15

    Wasserklotz

    Hiking Highlight

    You don't always have to go far to see far. The water block is actually an inconspicuous elevation of the Reichraminger Hintergebirge. If you start on the forest road to …

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    16

    With 14m x 7m the highest summit cross of the Eastern Alps.Excerpt from Wikipedia:
    The summit is known as a good vantage point from which you can see Mondsee, Attersee, Traunsee, Vorderer Langbathsee and Taferlklaussee.

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    Roman
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    17

    Almkogel

    Hiking Highlight

    From the Almkogel you have a fantastic view of the Mondsee, the Wolfgangsee, the striking Schafberg and the rest of the mountain landscape of the Salzkammergut.

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    18

    Gamsstein

    Hiking Highlight

    Nice family tour to the Gamskogel

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    Caro
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    19

    It is the Franz Josef summit cross

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    Steiner
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    20

    Hongar

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The sweeping view and an inn with Austrian delicacies make the Hongar a popular destination in summer and winter. The mountain is pretty much in the middle between Lake Attersee and Lake Traunsee.

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    Mareike

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