• Impressive mountain scenery in National park Hohe Tauern

    Working up a Summer Sweat

    Summer in motion: from long-distance hiking to white-water kayaking, find out how to work up a sweat in Austria.

    Your Hiking Summer

    •                 Iseltrail stage 2
    •                     Climbing in Ischgl / Ischgl

      Hiking & Climbing: How to Find the Right Path

      Planning is key to a safe ascent - find out more about signposting and difficulty levels in Austria's mountains.
      This way, please
    •                     Isel Gorge

      How This River Caused a 50-Year-Long Fight

      Why the Isel, Austria's last free-flowing, glacier-fed river, in East Tirol is a success story for conservation and tourism alike
      Explore the contentious history
    •                     Hiking

      Hiking Trails for Those With a Fear of Heights

      Looking to venture into the mountains despite a fear of heights? Good preparation and the right route will open the door to the world of mountain hiking for you too.
      Easy does it
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      22 Very Different Ways to Hike by the Water

      Get ready for variety: from birdwatching experiences by small salt lakes to water walks through the city or tours for the toughest with adrenaline guaranteed. 
      Want to experience something refreshing?
    •                     Sunrise hiking in SalzburgerLand

      Mountain Hiking Tips for Beginners

      With our mountain hiking tips for beginners, you’ll make a smooth transition from walker to mountain hiker.
      What to remember when hiking in the mountains
    •                     The Neue Regensburger Hütte alpine hut in Neustift im Stubaital

      Our Favourite Huts in Austria

      Mountain huts across Austria that offer local warmth and conviviality in abundance; discover some of our favourite huts.
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    •                     Maria Kittl in the Zwerchwand

      The 89-Year-Old Rock Climber

      Maria Kittl from Upper Austria scales steep rock faces multiple times a week. She’s 89 years old.
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    •                     Filming "Mountain Safety" - Herta Gauster at abseiling

      Marriage and Climbing: “He Always Takes the Drill on Holiday With Him”

      A couple that places complete trust in one another whilst climbing – and ensures the safety of others. 
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    •                     Andrea Fürstaller, ranger in the National Park Hohe Tauern

      One Foot Firmly on the Ground: National Park Ranger Andrea Fürstaller

      Three years ago, Andrea Fürstaller lost her leg in an accident. How she learnt to live with it – and how we can boost our resilience in difficult situations.
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    Outdoor in the City

    •                 Biking at the Almkanal, Salzburg

    Cool Off

    •                 Yoga on the Stand Up Paddleboard
    •                 in the forest

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