The most beautiful hiking routes around Eben im Pongau

Tips for hiking tours

Majestic peaks, blue mountain lakes, gentle alpine meadows… there are many scenic spots in our region. It’s therefore quite difficult to select just a few. Here we’ve put together our top 5 hiking tours: many are gentle, some more demanding, yet all of them inspire hikers with their fabulous natural beauty – that’s for sure! Here out ride & relax we’re happy to give you information regarding further tours and we’ve even got some insider tips for you!

This hike leads from Schattbach along the "sunny route", past the "legendary" black pools to the Gerzkopf, which has been declared a European Nature Reserve.

  • Level of difficulty: easy to medium-difficulty
  • Length: 6.3 km
  • Ascent: 855 m elev. gain
  • Starting point: bus stop Schattaugut, district of Schattbach

A walk highly recommended for families: the easy ascent on the sunny side leads you to the Reitlehenalm with playground, fish pond, petting zoo and alpine animals.

  • Level of difficulty: medium
  • Length: 7.1 km
  • Ascent: 536 m elev. gain
  • Starting point: resort centre of Eben

At the peak of the Rossbrand a unique 360° view of the Hohe Tauern, the Niedere Tauern and the Dachstein range awaits. Stop for refreshment at the Radstädter Hütte.

  • Length: 7.2 km
  • Ascent: 966 m elev. gain
  • Starting point: Landgasthof Ortner car park

The Hochgründeck counts amongst the most wooded mountains in Europe. On this day tour you’ll be rewarded with a fabulous view of over 300 peaks and refreshment stop at the Heinrich-Kiener-Haus.

  • Level of difficulty: medium
  • Length: 18.5 km
  • Ascent: 1,210 m elev. gain
  • Starting point: Sports Centre in Eben im Pongau

This lovely hike leads around the Österreichberg. The Jausenstation Halmgut lies along the route, where you can stop for refreshment and enjoy regional delicacies and home-made produce.

  • Level of difficulty: medium
  • Length: 17.5 km
  • Ascent: 792 m elev. gain
  • Starting point: resort centre of Eben im Pongau
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