Hiking in Dachstein West

The place for a summer holiday in Russbach for hiking in Dachstein West.

Enjoy the mountains, beautiful scenery and nature. The perfect location to explore the surrounding places: hiking in Dachstein West on the alpine pastures, discovering sights in the Salzkammergut or great excursions!

The hiking world Russbach, Dachstein West creates unforgettable experiences. In any case there is something for everyone: there are small walking paths and hiking trails over magnificent summit tours, up to high alpine climbing routes. For this reason, Russbach was awarded the Austrian hiking seal for its special hiking region.

There are many beautiful routes from Russbach for hiking in Dachstein West. Tours include: the Almrundweg, Panorama-Roundweg, visit to the Neualm (the hiking trail starts directly from the hotel) and many more.

In addition to the many hikes in Dachstein West, our hotel in Russbach has a few other summer activities to offer: How about cooling off in one of the many lakes in the Salzkammergut or Salzburg? In addition, our hotel is perfectly located for many summer destinations: experiences for every day are guaranteed!

my home in the mountains!

Hiking around Dachstein West

Russbach – Almenrundweg
Distance: 10.5 km
Walking time: 4 hours

Russbach – Neualm
Distance: 10.6 km
Walking time: 3:15 hours

Schneckenwand circular path
Distance: 8 km
Walking time: 2:30 hours

Hornspitz circular
Distance: 1 km (from mountain station)
Walking time: 30 minutes

Edtalmhütte via Grenzweg
Distance: 3 km (from mountain station)
Walking time: 1:25 hours

Mountain station Hornbahn – to the hotel
Distance: 4.8 km
Walking time: 1:30 hours

Hinterer Gosausee
Distance: 13.7 km
Walking time: 3:45 hours

Gosaukammum rounding
Distance: 23 km
Walking time: 9 hours

Russbach Panorama
Distance: 20 km
Walking time: 6 hours

Hiking Map Dachstein West

Hiking Dachstein West

Via ferrata

Donnerkogel via ferrata
Length: 1.1 km
Time: 3:30 hours

Däumelkogel Steig
Distance: 6 km
Time: 2:45 hours

Gosausee Laserer Alpin
via ferrata
Length: 0.1 km
Time: 1 hour

Climbing route – Dachstein Krippenstein
Length: 2.4 km
Time: 2 hours

Donnerkogel via
Length: 1.1
Time: 3:30 hours

Intersport via
with sky ladder
Time: 3 hours

Swimming nearby

400 meters
Russbach Water Park

13 km
Abtenau Water Park

14 km
Gosausee (Hiking & Swimming)

50 km
Lake Wolfgang (Cycling & Swimming)

30 km
Bathing lake Kuchl

17 km
Lake Hallstättersee (Sightseeing & Swimming)

More activities

Cycling/Mountain Biking
Dachstein Round, Golling, Annaberg

Nordic Walking
signposted route network in Russbach


Hiking trails directly from the hotel



Bruno’s Mountain World (for children)
Hornbahn Russbach


Visit the museum

Free services for your hiking and summer holiday

  • Free by bus and S-train to the city of Salzburg
  • 1 ascent and descent (per person/stay) with the Hornbahn in Russbach OR with the Donnerkogelbahn in Annaberg free of charge (minimum stay of 2 nights required)
  • Free entrance to the water park about 350 meters from the hotel
  • Discounts at many Tennengau excursion destinations