Snow-covered mountains, which are reflected in the crystal-clear water of the lakes. Challenging ascents, both around the adventure mountain Loser or the Tauplitz, reward you with magnificent views.
And wintry trails through fantastic natural scenery - from Altaussee to Bad Mitterndorf. Guests experience unforgettable moments while winter hiking through Ausseerland.
Leisurely in the valley from town to town, or high up to the alpine pastures. Winter hikes in Ausseerland are as diverse as nature itself.
The panoramic tour to the largest lake in Styria starts in Bad Aussee. On the so called " Waldruhe-Promenade", the hike leads along the Traun river up to the Grundlsee lake. During the tour, taverns invite you to warm up and enjoy regional delicacies.
The winter hike through the snowy Tauplitzalm village starts with a chairlift ride. The high plateau of the Tauplitzalm at its 1,650 meters above sea level, enchants all guests. During the round tour, winter hikers feel the power of nature. Having a break in one of the rustic huts above there, is absolutly necessary.
In order to enjoy the refreshing winter air, the right equipment is essential. Warm clothing and winter-proof shoes are a good basis. Even for winter hikes away from cleared paths, snowshoes play an important role. If you don't have any of your own, take advantage of the rental shops in Ausseerland.
What will the weather be like, what are the snow conditions like and is there a danger of avalanches? All questions that should be answered before the hike.
Important: When snowshoeing in alpine terrain, it is essential to carry an avalanche kit consisting of a shovel, probe and avalanche transceiver.
Even those who have no experience with snowshoes can enjoy winter hikes. On guided snowshoe hikes by specialized providers, beginners learn everything they need to know about the proper use of the feather-light boots.
In order for everyone to enjoy nature equally, it is important that each individual treats it with respect. This includes avoiding trash on the trails as well as behaving towards animals.