Winter hiking in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt

A winter dream on Lake Hallstatt

Obertraun has much to offer as a high winter alternative to the rough and tough tracks from the Dachstein. Hallstatt offers an attractive alternative along the snow tracks beside the forest brook in the winter beauty. This route is cleared of snow only until the last house in Echern valley but most of the time you will still find fresh footprints in the path made in the dreamy, quiet winter world.

Deep winter on River Traun

A wild and romantic trail along the banks of the River Traun: This wild and romantic walk along the banks of the River Traun leads you into the woodlands, deep in snow. Our destination is the so-named “Ebnersteg”. We cross the bridge and walk along the opposite bank of the river back to our start point. An alternative is to walk through the village of Obertraun to the start point.

Snowshoeing on the Dachstein

Obertraun | Mount Krippenstein: SSnowshoeing with a magnificent panoramic view of the snowy Dachstein mountains at the World Hertitage Side Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.

» Snowshoeing on the Dachstein

Enjoy a gentle tour

The winter in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut has many facets - also a very tranquil one. As a nature lover, you can enjoy the snowy winter landscape around Lake Hallstatt and Gosau Valley at its most romantic. Many prepared winter hiking trails invite you to relax, marvel and enjoy the snow-covered landscape. The smooth, soft crunching of the snow, the wintry silence and the magnificent winter scenery all have magical power. Numerous winter trails are even located right on the doorstep of your hosts and together with the thermal spa offerings they make a perfect combination for a great winter vacation around Lake Hallstatt. See you in Austria!

Informationen at a glance

  • Tour infos “Along river Traun”
    Duration: 1.5 hours
    Length: 4 km
    Metres of altitude: 30m
    Starting point: Dachsteinhof Inn
    Destination: Dachsteinhof Inn
    Details – hiking: cleared winter hiking path

  • Please remember:
    The cross-country ski trails and ski slopes are specifically and exclusively prepared for winter sports participants. Foot prints not only damage the slopes or cross-country tracks, but can also be dangerous for the winter sports participants. If you observe this, nothing will stand in the way of your unforgettable winter holiday is in the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region!