Hinterer Gosausee - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Hinterer Gosausee
A beautiful hiking trail along the Vorderen Gosau lake, to the Gosaulacke and on to the Hinterer Gosau lake. You have a wonderful view of the Dachstein. It is best to walk along the left side of the Vorderen Gosau lake, here you have the Dachstein with its glacier in view. Past the Gosaulacke there are a few steep passages towards the goal. Again and again you have great views of King Dachstein.
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4.36km from Hinterer Gosausee
A beautiful picturesque mountain lake situated between the impressive Dachstein Glacier and the mighty peaks of the Gosaukamm. Experience hiking, climbing, or diving during your visit to Lake Gosau in the Salzkammergut. In the case of Gosaulacke, rain and water from thawing snow feed the lake. Its main inflow comes from the medium-sized inner lake and the main outflow feeds the much larger outer lake.
5.2km from Hinterer Gosausee
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.
Alpine Club Austria - Simonyhütte
5.59km from Hinterer Gosausee
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.
5.85km from Hinterer Gosausee
The Zwieselalm , formerly also the Zwieselalpe , is a pasture area in the Salzkammergut in Austria at an altitude of between 1300 and 1500 meters. In summer, the Zwieselalm is a beautiful hiking area, which can be reached either by foot or with the Gosaukamm cable car from Lake Gosau. In winter, the Zwieselalm forms a part of the Dachstein-West ski area, where, in addition to perfect conditions for families, there are also some freeride runs for experienced winter sports fans.
Treppe ins Nichts
6.78km from Hinterer Gosausee
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 .
7.25km from Hinterer Gosausee
Gosau is a much-loved alpine village and is famous for its famous lake. From here visitors can admire the most beautiful and most famous views of „King Dachstein“. The area is also well-known for its ancient woodland and lush mountain pastures, and attracts many nature lovers too. If you are looking for lots of fun, the Primeval Forest in Gosau is just the place for you. All this and much more fun besides. We hope to see you soon!
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