Hiking in Ski amadé
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 110 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!
46 easy routes
10,380 meters in altitude
52 middle routes
16,250 meters in altitude
13 dificult routes
11,672 meters in altitude
Spending time with your loved ones: family hikes
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.
Summit joy in the Dachstein mountain range
Listen up, summiteers: Hikers who want to explore higher altitudes will feel right at home in the premium hiking region of Schladming-Dachstein. That’s where hikers and climbing enthusiasts encounter the highest summits of Ski amadé.
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.
For body and soul: herb hikes
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!