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Paragliding from Mount Krippenstein in Obertraun

The sly is the limit

For paragliders, the Dachstein Krippenstein is among the most impressive flying areas in the Alps. With a difference in altitude of more than 1,500 m between starting and landing site and its magnificent panoramas, it provides fantastic impressions on every flight. At the Dachstein Krippenstein lies the world-famous safety training centre for paraglider pilots, run by the Flight School Sky Club Austria. Fly Tandem As a special highlight, the Flight School Sky Club Austria offers tandem-passenger flights from the Krippenstein. A tandem flight is a magnificent and uncomplicated experience everyone can enjoy. Ashort sprint and you take off into freedom. Suitable for passengers from 30 kg to 100 kg bodyweight.

Paragliding from Mount "Dachstein Krippenstein"
in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt

Adventure world for cavers and mountaineering fanatics

Whether you take a short trip with the Dachstein Krippenstein cable car to sunbathe on the vast Gjadalm, or visit the "Lodge am Krippenstein" for the unique panoramic view of the impressive Dachstein mountains - unforgettable mountain moments that can simply not be missed during a holiday in the Salzkammergut! Mountaineers of all ages will find a perfectly marked network of trails and unforgettable nature experiences at over 2,000 m: hiking on the Nature Trail via the Wiesberghaus to Hallstatt, a tour of discovery through the impressive karst landscape on the Heilbronner circular trail or a hike with overnight stay to the Simonyhütte. Many unforgettable sights, such as the spectacular "5fingers" viewing platform, the ship-shaped World Heritage spiral, fascinating cave worlds, or the iconic prehistoric shark, complete the wide range of excursions in the Dachstein hiking world. The mountains are calling - when will you call back?

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