June 1st - September 9th, 2023

“World heritage region”: the mighty Dachstein – 2995 meters high – has been decorated with this award in 1997. The impressive mountain landscape along with Hallstatt and the region Dachstein Salzkammergut were named world heritage region by UNESCO.

Requirements and general information

The tour mainly covers alpine terrain. You will need appropriate mountain equipment and basic stamina. Necessary mountain equipment: ankle-high boots, functional clothes, rucksack, food and water, rain and sun protection, first-aid kit, mobile phone, possibly hiking sticks,…Your route is recorded for posterity when you enter your name in every hut logbook in the Dachstein Mountains. 3 to 5 hours hiking time is planned per day. The routes are well signposted, although the signs could partly be covered by snow. Hence, it is imperative that you take your maps and the Dachstein hiking book with you. An experienced guide is available to accompany you upon request.


The carrying out of the tour is dependent on weather conditions! Alternative walking routes are always possible.


  • 3 x overnight stays with alpine breakfast (2 x in ***inn/hotel, 1 x in mountain hut – bedclothes, towels and running water available)
  • 1 x welcome video with explanations and information that you need for the tour
  • 1 x hiking map (1 x per room)
  • 1 x Dachstein hiking guide book (1 x per room)
  • 1 x train ticket from Bad Aussee to Grobming (for arrivals by car)
  • 1 x transfer from Grobming to Steiner Haus
  • 2 x luggage transfer - max. 2 pcs./person and max. 25 kg/piece of luggage
  • Daily service hotline from 08.00 - 18.00 (also on weekends)
  • A tree for your booking – we plant a tree for your booking


1st Day: Individual arrival in Grobming.

Arrival by car: Take the alpine toll road to hotel Steinerhaus
Arrival by train: Transfer to Steiner Haus on arrival day – on the last day departure from Bad Aussee.

Overnight stay at the Steiner Haus above Grobming.


2nd Day: Start your hiking tour to the Viehbergalm alpine pasture.

~10 km, 3-4 hrs, altitude difference á 364 m / â752 m

Overnight stay at Viehbergalm/Ritzinger lodge – shower is available and included!

 Luggage transfer from Grobming to Bad Mitterndorf where you spend the following night (overnight backpack for the night at the Ritzinger lodge has to be carried by yourself!)


3rd Day: From Viehbergalm proceed via Hochmühleck to Steinitzenalm. Descent to Bad Mitterndorf. 

~13 km, 4 hrs, altitude difference á 422 m / â 1080 m

Overnight stay at Bad Mitterndorf


4th Day: Hike to Steinitzenalm, past Odensee Lake to Bad Aussee (alternatively by train from Bad Mitterndorf to Bad Aussee). ~18 km, 5-6 hrs, altitude difference á 475 m / â 628 m

Arrival by car: Train ride back to Grobming, from train station Grobming transfer to Steiner Haus and individual departure.
Arrival by train: Luggage pick up in Bad Aussee, shower opportunity, individual departure

Luggage transfer from Bad Mitterndorf to Steiner Haus or Bad Aussee

Rates per person for the arrangement in €:


01.06. 09.09.2023

***hotel/inn in double room (communal bunks in hut)


Supplement half board (3 course dinner in inns/hotels and partly also in hut otherwise 1 course hikers-meal in hut)


Supplement single room (communal bunks in hut)


Additional night double room + breakfast in Gröbming


Additional charge / night / half board


Additional charge / night / single room


Mountain guide

on request

Day of arrival


Local tax is extra to pay on spot in each accommodation (from € 1,-- to € 3,-- per person/per night)

Notes on staying at an Alpine lodge:

  • The Covid-19 protective measures valid at the time must be observed
  • Due to their location, not all huts can offer running water, hot water or showers.
  • On most huts, card payment is not possible. Take enough cash with you for food and drinks.


The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.

Prices are subject to change.


Our recommendations:

Get a travel cancellation insurance.

Become a sponsor of Austrian mountain rescue and enjoy the comprehensive rescue protection: www.bergrettung-ooe.at/en/foerderer-werden

Plan sustainable and travel by public transportation (train/bus).

We recommend a travel insurance.
Hotel Cancellation Plus: https://www.europaeische.at/pip/en/hospl
Hotel Cancellation Premium: https://www.europaeische.at/pip/en/hospr

The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.

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