DACHSTEIN WEST - Gosau - Russbach - Annaberg

COVID-19 Information

Gosaukammbahn | Hornbahn |  Donnerkogelbahn

COVID-19 measures

The safety of our guests and employees is top priority in the Dachstein West hiking region, therefore appropriate precautions and COVID-19 measures have been taken to ensure safe social interaction.

Gondola & stations of the cable car

Austria cable cars are considered to be mass transport (public transport) regarding the COVID-19 measures. 

Therefore the following rules apply in the STATIONS of the cable car and in the GONDOLA:

  • Protective mask requirements
  • Please keep the safety distance (1 meter) 
  • The minimum distance of 1 meter is not possible / required in the cable car gondola!

The COVID-19 measures are valid for all 3 cable car operators of the hiking region Dachstein West:


  • Donnerkogelbahn & Hornbahn: In addition to the above mentioned COVID-19 measures, only 2 persons per cable car gondola (8 person gondola) can be transportet in the cable cars Donnerkogelbahn & Hornbahn, if the persons do not live in the same household
  • Bummelzug Ameisenexpress: Protective mask requirements and keep minimum distance

Our employees of Dachstein Tourismus AG (Upper Austria) are well trained and are available for questions and assistance regarding the Covid-19 protective measures of the Gosaukammbahn cable car. 

Safety on the mountain

For good and safe relation in public areas and on the mountain, we ask you to keep the following instructions:

  • Protective mask requirement: In the gondolas and cable car stations protective mask requirement! Please also wear the mask where you cannot keep the minimum distance.
  • Minimum distance: Keep the minimum distance of 1 meter to strangers (also during hiking, stop at viewing points and so on). 
  • Avoid shaking hands when greeting.
  • Wash your hands several times a day.
  • Sneeze or cough in the crook of the arm or in a handkerchief.
  • Please note the hygiene signs to protect each other.

In the video of "WKO Austria/Fachverband der Seilbahnen" you'll find an overview of the currently applicable protective measures and rules (German).

COVID-19 Info & regulations

Further information on the COVID-19 measures, regulations, laws, information for guests, etc. can be found on the websites of the "Austrian authorities" listed below.

Federal Ministry
Republic Austria

Informationen on COVID-19 from Federal Ministry Republic of Austria with current news, regulations, laws, info for guests etc.  

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Federal state of
Upper Austria

Information on COVID-19 measrues and regulations in Upper Austria (German). 

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Federal state of

Information on COVID-19 measrues and regulations in Salzburg (German).

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