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    • Schönau am Königssee, Germany

      Photograph and Hike Around Obersee, Bechtesgaden National Park

      3 mi
      Berchtesgaden National Park is one of the most beautiful places I've ever been. The pristine water, looming cliffs, and natural beauty perfectly complement one another (and the two main lakes Koenigssee and Obersee are even featured in the opening scenes of "The Sound of Music.") This is a great ...
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    • Schönau am Königssee, Germany

      Hike Halsam in Berchtesgaden National Park

      4 mi / 1440 ft gain
      Getting there:I would recommend flying into Salzburg (It's only 35 minutes drive from the national park), but you can also fly into Munich and take a train to get there (this might be the cheaper option, but not my much). It really just depends on when you go, so look at both options.The Hike:The...
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    • Schönau am Königssee, Germany

      Mount Jenner Summit

      0.5 mi / 500 ft gain
      The Jennerbahn (an enclosed lift) will take you almost to the top of Mount Jenner. Buy a ticket at the booth at the entrance. It costs 32 euro, which is steep, however the views are incredible and it's very enjoyable to have lunch up there (there's a cafe). The alternative is to climb it from the...
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    • Schönau am Königssee, Germany

      Hike to Röthbachfall in the Alps of Berchtesgaden NP

      2.5 mi / 200 ft gain
      You will begin this hike by driving to the Tourist Information at the Königssee (https://goo.gl/maps/c3TF5kaSrov). Walk down past all of the tourist shops to the Königssee (lake). There will be a ticket booth for buying boat tickets. You need to take the electric boat across the Königssee in orde...
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    • Berchtesgaden, Germany

      Kehlsteinhaus - Eagles Nest

      0.9 mi / 334.6 ft gain
      You arrive at the parkinglot just outside of the city Berchtesgaden. From there you can either buy a bus ticket to take a ~20 min drive up or you can choose to hike, which will take you approximately ~4 hours. Once arrived you can choose again. Take the elevator or once again choose to hike to th...
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    • Jochberg, Austria

      Hike to Sintersbacher Waterfall

      6.2 mi / 2030.8 ft gain
      The trail begins with an uphill on gravel through the forest, with the Sintersbach river to your left. The trail is shaded until it reaches the Sintersbacher waterfall. There is a bridge which will take you to the other side of the river, where the trail continues uphill for another 20 minutes in...
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    • Jochberg, Austria

      Hike to Blaue Lacke (Blue Lake)

      8.2 mi / 2286.7 ft gain
      The trail starts at Bruggeralm, a mountain hut above the town of Jochberg. Note that the hut is usually closed in June because of the low footfall. In July, Tuesdays are rest days.  The trail starts off as a gravel path. You will pass another mountain hut, Jagerwurzhütte. At approximately 2.3km, ...
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    • Kitzbühel, Austria

      Hike from Kirchberg to Kitzbühel via Seidlalm-See

      6 mi / 2034.1 ft gain
      The trail begins in Klausen, near Restaurant Schwedenkapelle, with an uphill on gravel through the forest, with the stream to your left. The trail is shaded until you reach an open meadow, approximately 2km into your hike.  The trail is well marked with Austrian flags painted on rocks and trees, ...
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    • Salzburg, Austria

      Swim against the current in the Almkanal

      Follow the pin on the map for getting there, walk to the right ride of the canal, jump in and let the current push you a couple of meters. Some people use it for swim training to swim against the current. Try it out.For getting out of the water, grab the left side of the canal (there is a part wh...
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    • Salzburg, Austria

      Hike Kapuzinerberg

      2.8 mi / 492.1 ft gain
      Starting at the Platzl (at the State Bridge) walk up Linzergasse, through the Franciscan Gate to Stefan Zweig Weg. The steep climb up the Kapuzinerberg is lined by stations of the cross chapels.Walk through the Felix Gate (1632) past the Paschinger Schlössl (where Stefan Zweig lived from 1919-193...
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    • Tiefbrunnau, Austria

      Backcountry Ski Pillsteinhöhe

      5.56 mi / 1970 ft gain
      Right off the parking lot this trail starts with full immersion in Austria's beautiful country side. At roughly 2,800 ft the first challenge is crossing Weißenbach (creek) on a one person bridge. Across it the first meadow features three old cottages and 400 ft of elevation before disappearing in...
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    • Oberkrimml, Austria

      Hike to Krimml Waterfalls

      2.6 mi / 1414 ft gain
      The Krimml Waterfalls are situated in the Hohe Tauern National Park in the Salzburg region of Austria. At 380m high, they are the highest waterfalls not just of Austria, but in all of Europe. In the village of Krimml, near base of the waterfall you'll find a number of parking areas and the Wasser...
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    • Fuschl am See, Austria

      Summit Mt Schober

      4.3 mi / 1968.5 ft gain
      From Salzburg, find transportation to the lakeside town of Fuschl am See. You can catch Bus 150 from the main railway station, and pay roughly 5 euros for a 30 minute ride to the town. This bus lets you off on the small highway, and you'll see you route to descend into town. Walk to the north end...
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    • Eugendorf, Austria

      Downhill Longboarding around Salzburg

      To get to the start of the track you have two choices: Take the bus number 130 or 140 from Salzburg central station to Eugendorf (get off at the roundabout with the McDonalds, the station is called Ischlerbahnstrasse) Hop on the S-train number 2 direction Seekirchen (get out in Eugendorf). From h...
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