Snowshoe Trail 1 in Dachstein West
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The snowshoe trail leds through alpine terrain and should be used only by experienced hikers with appropriate equipment in good and safe conditions. The trail is marked with red poles and yellow signs, distance between poles approx. 30-40 m. Please be careful when crossing the slope - walk on the trail at your own risk!
'Törleck'. From there, you continue to the mountain station of the Gosaukammbahn (operating only in summer) where a fascinating view of the rugged and snow-covered rocks of the Gosaukamm ridge awaits you. Then the trail leads in a westerly direction past the 'Gablonzerhütte'and 'Breininghütte'along the ski trail towars the 8-person cable car 'Panorama Jet'. Shortly before crossing the slope, you come to a small hill, where you can enjoy a fantastic view of the impressive Dachstein glacier with the highest mountain in Upper Austria, the 'Hohe Dachstein'(2996 m).
Dachstein West Tip:
From the mountain station of the eight-person Panorama Jet lift, we recommend hiking just a few more metres up to the 'Gosaunet-Platzl' (viewpoint) - a small hill next to the mountain station of the 4-seater chairlift 'Aussichtsberg'. There you have a fantastic panoramic view of the 'Hohe Tauern´range with the highest mountain in Austria, the 'Großglockner'(3798 m), the 'Hochkönig', the 'Tennengebirge', the 'Höllengebirge', the 'Tote Gebirge', and the Dachstein massive, including Dachstein glacier and the 'Gosaukamm'.
Stop for a bite to eat: Enjoy a hearty snack in the 'Gablonzerhütte', 'Breininghütte', 'Sonnenalm'or 'Ausblick'alpine huts.
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