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Whether for the view or for the challenge, climbing the mountainous peaks in the Salzkammergut 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 the Salzkammergut for you here — so you can easily add one to your next adventure.

The top 20 peaks in the Salzkammergut

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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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    Frauenkopf

    Hiking Highlight

    A beautiful round hike: Forsthaus Wartenfels, (924), Schober (1328), Schober hut, Frauenkopf (1303), and back to the parking lot. When wet, it could be dangerous. See note below: "HEAVY" only for experienced people!

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    3

    Bleckwand

    Hiking Highlight

    The Bleckwand with summit cross can be reached both via a circular path and a more difficult route via roots and rock.

    The tour was really fun. Above, some creative …

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    Julś
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    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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    Zwölferhorn

    Hiking Highlight

    A must for every Wolfgangsee visitor.

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    Sandra
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    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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    9

    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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    10

    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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    11

    Schafberg

    Hiking Highlight

    The view from the Schafberg is simply phenomenal. The 360-degree panorama shows the Salzkammergut and its lakes from their most beautiful side. In nice, clear weather, the view even extends …

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    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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    13

    Loser - Gipfelkreuz

    Hiking Highlight

    Magnificent view of Altausee.

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    Elmar
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    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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    15

    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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    16

    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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    17

    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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    Zwölferhorn

    Mountaineering Highlight

    magnificent 360 ° panorama incl. view of the Dachstein

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    Kressi
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    Grimming

    Mountaineering Highlight

    North rise:
    Approx. 1/3 walking area, 1/3 climbing with steel rope and 1/3 climbing unsecured.
    All easy, maximum 1 climbing. However, often very exposed, fall prohibited. Otherwise, the mountain rescue …

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    20

    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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