Alpine Club Austria - Simonyhütte - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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The Simonyhütte is a refuge of the Austrian Alpine Association named after the geographer and alpine researcher "Friedrich Simony. The hut has offered mountain climbers protection and accommodation for 135 years. But the Simonyhütte is more than just a refuge - it is a training center for numerous courses and courses on rock and ice, it is a daily destination for hikers and ski mountaineers and, last but not least, it is an important base for climbing the Dachstein.
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Hoher Dachstein is the main peak of the Dachstein massif, which contains several 100 limestone peaks and marks the border between the Austrian provinces Styria, Salzburg and Upper Austria. The main summit of the Hoher Dachstein is at an elevation of 2,995 metres. Seen from the north, the Dachstein massif is dominated by glaciers with rocky summits rising beyond them. By contrast, to the south, the mountain drops almost vertically to the valley floor.
Treppe ins Nichts
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Treppe ins Nichts is an observation deck at a very high altitude in Upper Austria. 14 narrow steps lead you down to a glass platform at a dizzying height . Whoever steps on these stairs stands directly in the rock face 400m above the foot of the wall . The "stairway to nowhere" was completed in July 2013 and is now directly connected to the suspension bridge. The total weight of the stairs is 5 tons .
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The Hohe Krippenstein is a 2,108 m high, popular panoramic mountain on the northern edge of the Dachstein Mountains in Upper Austria. It has the shape of a double peak : in front of the Hohe Krippenstein, 500 m away, is a very rocky summit of 2,034 m, which carries a transmitter mast and the so-called pioneer cross. A good trekking destination and also it offers beautiful views of this area.
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Echerntal is a valley in Upper Austria and has an elevation of 546 metres. Echerntal is situated nearby to Feuerwehrzeughaus, and close to Hirlatzhöhle. It is one of the iconic location which was blessed with natural beauty and also there are so many things to see and do here. b
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A majestic glacier located between the towns of Ramsau am Dachstein in the south and Hallstatt and Obertraun in the north, in Austria. Snow is at the top of the glacier throughout the year. However snow is soft in summer. It remains snow-covered for much of the year. This mountain is located at the borders of Salzburg, Upper Austria and Styria. The train stops at Schladming and from there is a bus to the village below the Dachstein Mountains.
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The Dachstein Glacier ski area, is located on the Dachstein massif and is accessible via the Dachstein Südwandbahn cable car from Ramsau in the upper Ennstal. The area is in the province of Upper Austria , but belongs to the Styrian Tourist Association Holiday Region Schladming-Dachstein . The ski area is a member of the Salzburg -Styrian Ski amadé and is still in the UNESCO World Heritage area of Hallstatt-Dachstein/Salzkammergut .
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