Hiking across alpine meadows on the trails of Hochkönig during summer in Ski amadé | © Hochkönig Tourismus GmbH
Hiking across alpine meadows on the trails of Hochkönig during summer in Ski amadé | © Hochkönig Tourismus GmbH

Hiking in Ski amadé

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On the peak of hiking emotions

Idyllic hiking landscape with countless possibilities

In summer, Ski amadé is immediately transformed into an idyllic walking area with a dizzying array of opportunities. The region's stunning beauty if wonderful to explore on foot in many areas.

Walking is good for body and soul. In Ski amadé, summit-hungry explorers have 1,500 kilometres of signposted hiking trails to choose from – from a leisurely family walk to a challenging alpine hiking tour. Intensely blue gentian flowers, moss-green meadows and dense forests line the trails. Here and there along the route, you’ll see a hut covered in wooden shingles. Rustic tree-trunk benches in front of windows decorated with colourful flowers invite you to sit down and take a break.

You’re looking for wonderful experiences in nature that span a total of five regions? With the Active Pass Ski amadé you can reach many viewpoints with little effort. You can put together your own route as you wish and your personal fitness.

Hiking holidays in Ski amadé

Experience more than 115 hiking routes in five regions

The soft burbling of a nearby brook, the gentle clanging of cowbells from the surrounding pastures and the chirping of birds all around – there could hardly be a better location for putting one foot in front of the other. Whether you’re a leisurely hiker, summiteer, explorer or excursionist – with or without your family and friends: The hiking resort of Ski amadé is immensely diverse in summer. What’s more, the summer lifts take mountain lovers comfortably to higher altitudes.

That’s how hiking enthusiasts can choose the perfect route for their level of skill and conditioning. Let’s not forget: scenic views at their best from the cable cars! 

  • 47 easy routes

    206 kilometers
    10,450 meters in altitude

  • 58 middle routes

    462 kilometers
    17,958 meters in altitude

  • 13 difficult routes

    161 kilometers
    11,672 meters in altitude

  • More options

    Themed hiking trails
    Hiking trails
    Tree trails
    Spring & water hikes

Spending time with your loved ones: family hikes

Salzburger Sportwelt

80 wooden telescopes that give you a better view of the stunning scenic surroundings at Salzburger Sportwelt await families on hiking holiday in Ski amadé.

The convenient hikers’ bus lets you shorten longer routes – for even more fun for family members of all ages.

Summer in St. Johann | © Mirja Geh

Summit joy in the Dachstein mountain range


Hiking with a view in the mountains of Schladming-Dachstein during summer in Ski amadé | © photo-austria.com, Christine Höflehner

In Schladming-Dachstein, a scenic delight awaits you, regardless of whether you want to walk through green high valleys, follow one of the numerous spring or water hiking trails or climb the really big peaks. Hikers and real mountain enthusiasts who want to get up high will find the highest peaks in Ski amadé in the Schladming-Dachstein hiking region. 

So, let’s go – it’ll be an exceptional experience! 

Hiking for explorers


600 kilometres of hiking trails lead to over 60 managed alpine pastures and to the highest grassy mountains in Europe, as well as directly into the Hohe Tauern National Park. Hikers can not only discover impressive natural landscapes here, but also the valley's rich mining history, two thermal spas and three culturally diverse towns.

Tip: The Gastein long-distance hiking trail "Gastein Trail": 75 kilometres and 4,643 metres of altitude difference in 6 daily stages.

Hiking in Gastein Valley during summer in the mountains of Ski amadé | © Gasteinertal Tourismus GmbH

For body and soul: herb hikes


Family sitting on a rocky outcrop with high mountains all around | © Roland Haschka

From ribwort to arnica: You’re a true herb connoisseur, and you know about the different healing properties of the local flora? In the Hochkönig region, nature lovers will find countless regional plants during alpine summer.

Tip: Some of the hosts at the alpine huts and pastures will be happy to share their tips and tricks for teas, tinctures and ointments! 

On the scent of culinary pleasure


While hiking through the Grossarl Valley, 40 charming and cosy huts provide the perfect locations for a break. Ambitious hikers aren’t just attracted by the lovely scent of blooming meadows, crystal-clear mountain lakes and impressive views of the Hohe Tauern range. It’s especially the heavenly scents that come wafting from the huts that’ll make them pick up their pace.

In Ski amadé, pleasure takes priority. Enjoy your meal – in a breathtaking setting! 

Regional culinary specialties on the mountain huts during Summer in Grossarl in Ski amadé

Our tip: Ski amadé ALL-IN Card Green

Experience a very special summer in the mountains with the new summer ticket and the 27 summer lifts in Ski amadé

The Ski amadé ALL-IN Card Green gives you the possibility of unlimited use of the 27 participating lifts and takes you to over 115 hiking routes, 24 different bike trails and to the 70 family attractions on the mountain and this includes transportation of sports equipment. In addition, you also profit from the free WIFI in Ski amadé and thanks to the mobile app “Ski amadé guide” you always stay informed about the exact operating status of the lifts, and what’s more you know exactly where you are.

Recommended accommodation options in Ski amadé

Sleep like a king while on holiday

The accommodation options in Ski amadé are vast: From family-friendly apartment to cosy private room, homey bed & breakfast or luxury resort – there’s something for every taste and budget. The hosts of Ski amadé are known for their cordiality, and they look forward to welcoming their guests. Go ahead and spend an unforgettable time at the Salzburger Land region and in Styria! 


Apartments at the Hochkönig

Enjoy spacious, modern apartments and hotel rooms with views of the mountain landscape. Ideal for individualists who appreciate the regional nature, sports, and our cuisine. Relax and enjoy in the spa and restaurant included.



Kesselgrub Holiday World - Family Paradise Expands Offer: Kesselgrub Holiday World presents new highlights such as indoor swimming pool, water play park, water slides, Mountain Adults Spa, kids' club, pony farm, and garden paradise with its own bathing lake.


Enjoying comfortably at Hotel Schartner

Experience how a family atmosphere meets nature & regional Alpine cuisine! Our large garden is located in the centre of Altenmarkt. The area includes 3 houses: a wellness house, our country house, the main house with restaurant and a rustic alpine hut in the centre.


ALPIN CHALET for mountain lovers

The holiday home with the charm and cosiness of a cottage - sauna, terrace, large kitchen, open loft living and dining area. Different sizes with space for 8, 10, 12, 18, 24 or 30 people, always private use for you, your family and friends.