Hotel Dachstein in Filzmoos - Salzburger Land

Hiking holiday in Filzmoos

Panoramic view, Bischofsmütze mountain & breathtaking scenery

Savour something magical when you stand on a peak – a feeling of freedom and euphoria. The feeling of simply having arrived, in the heart of nature. In Filzmoos the mountains are your home. Protected by the imposing Bischofsmütze you’ll find the perfect base for easy family walks, varied mountain hikes and demanding climbing tours. The Bischofsmütze, highest mountain in the Gosau range, is not just ideal for climbing, but is also a power spot and a haven of tranquility for guests and locals alike. Start your tours in the village of Filzmoos to the peaks in the Salzburger Land directly from the Hotel Dachstein. The bus stop for the wanderbus is just 100 m away. One thing is certain – your hiking holiday will be unforgettable!

Wanderuralaub in Filzmoos - CoenWeesjes

Hiking, mountaineering & climbing

  • Lift in operation in summer for easy “ascent”: Grossberg chairlift open several times a week
  • Cosy huts for refreshment stops e.g. Oberhofalm with traditional Austrian home cooking
  • Guided hiking tours organised by “Filzmoos Aktiv” accompanied by qualified hiking and mountain guides
  • LOWA hiking shoe test centre in Filzmoos
  • Hikes can be started from from the doorstep of our Hotel Dachstein

Hiking bus stop just 50 m from our hotel

Make use of the Filzmoos hiking bus to get to your starting point easily or to return to Filzmoos after your hike. Guests staying in hiking bus member properties travel with their Salzburger Sportwelt Card (free from the Hotel Dachstein) and the integrated hiking bus ticket free of charge. In addition, guests can travel on the public buses in the Salzburger Sportwelt with their valid Salzburger Sportwelt Card for just € 1,- per journey (valid from 22nd June to 25th September).

Wandern in Filzmoos - Hotel Dachstein
Wandern in Filzmoos - Hotel Dachstein
Wandern in Filzmoos - Hotel Dachstein
Wandern in Filzmoos

Our tour suggestions

Hikes in Filzmoos


Neuberg – Nestlerhof – Gerzkopf – Schäferhütte – Gsengplatte – Langeggsattel – Neuberg

approx. 11.5 km, 790 m height difference

duration: 5.45 hrs


Around the Rettenstein

Oberhofalm – Wallehenhütte – Sulzenhals – Bachlalm – Nösslerriedel – Weitenhausalm – Filzmoos

approx. 12 km, 705 m height difference

duration: 5.40 hrs



Filzmoos – Karalm – Rossbrand – Radstädter Hütte – Mooserscharte – Moosalm – Filzmoos

approx. 14 km, 800 m height difference

duration: 5.30 hrs

LOWA-hiking tour

Aualm – Sulzkaralm – Austriaweg – Hofpürglhütte – Wastl Lackner Steig – Unterhofalm

approx. 12 km,  740 m height difference

duration: 4.30 hrs


Hofalm Nature Trail

Interesting information about the local flora and fauna and history of the regions’ inhabitants

Filzmoos – toll booth – nature trail  – Unterhofalm – Almsee Lake – Oberhofalm

approx. 8 km, 300 m height difference

duration: 2.00 hrs


Children’s Path to the Moosalm

Have fun collecting stamps along the path up to the Moosalm, stamp booklets available from reception

Filzmoos – Moosalm – Filzmoos forest track – UNICEF Path of Hearts – Filzmoos

approx. 5.5 km, 340 m height difference

duration: 2.00 hrs

Climbing park & climbing trails

Hofpürglhütte climbing park


  • Routes partly consist of several pitches and are equipped with bolts
  • Climbing park can be reached in 5 mins. from the Hofpürglalm
  • Ideal climbing park for beginners and intermediates
  • 250 climbing routes from 1-3 pitches
  • 15 alpine climbing routes
  • Level of difficulty – 3-9a
  • Exposure: the rocks face in all directions

Climbing trails on the Dachstein

The challenging: DER JOHANN

  • Climbing trail throughout the south wall of the Dachstein – by far the most challenging at the southern part of the Dachstein
  • Distance: approx. 800 m at face height of 600 m
  • Alpine experience required! In the early summer it is advantageous wearing climbing irons! The trail itself is fabulously made safe with a steel rope of 30 mm calibre. Recommendable only during fair weather!
  • Difficulty: D/E
  • Period of ascent: June until mid-October, favourable time: mid-July until mid-September


  • The summit of the Dachstein is made accessible with three climbing trails
  • East: shoulder’s ascent (B, 2 hours), north: rim’s ascent (B, 1 hour), west: western ridge (A/B, 1,5 hours)
  • The rim’s ascent is made safe by metal grip straps and step straps, the shoulder and the western ridge is made safe by a permanent wire cable.
  • Due to thrown object hazard do necessarily only climb on the trail!
  • Difficulty: A/B

7 good reasons for hiking in the mountain village of Filzmoos

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