Russbach in Salzburg Land

The small village of Russbach on Pass Gschütt is located in the Salzburger Land hiking region of Dachstein West and borders directly on the Salzkammergut.

Russbach's Hornbahn cable car takes you conveniently and effortlessly up to the 1.450 m Hornspitz, where a variety of hiking routes (suitable for pushchairs) for the whole family start. 

Hiking region Russbach

Once you have reached the top of the Hornspitz, you have a magnificent view of the majestic Dachstein glacier, Gosaukamm ridge and the Tennengebirge mountain range. The slow train "Ameisenexpress" takes you comfortably past cows, horses and lush meadows to the Edtalmhütte 3 km away, where you can re-stock your energy levels with a traditional snack.

In Bruno's mountain world, lots of fun play and learning station invite you to have a adventurous time at the Hornspitz in Dachstein West. Visit Emma, the giant ant, romp around at the bird's nest and in the fossil sandpit and explore Bruno's alpine plant world. In the meantime, parents can relax on the comfortable panoramic loungers.

Quiet easy up the mountain with Hornbahn Russbach

From the centre of Russbach you can reach the Hornbahn Russbach in just six minutes on foot. Directly at the valley station of the Hornbahn Russbach there is a large free car park and a bus stop for the Postbus line 470. The 8-seater cable car in Salzburger Land takes you comfortably up to the Hornspitz at 1,450 m - the perfect starting point for numerous hikes.

We are happy to transport pushchairs and dogs free of charge.

Slow train "Ameisenexpress" and alpine flower garden

The slow train "Ameisenexpress" starts at the mountain station of the Hornbahn and takes you in a 20-minute ride to the cosy Edtalmhütte. On the way, you can enjoy the impressive mountain panorama and watch the animals on the alpine pasture. The departure and return times are adapted to the Hornbahn Russbach.

Get to know the native mountain plants of the area with Bruno. The Alpine Garden is located right next to the mountain station of the Hornbahn Russbach.

Brunos Bergwelt
"Hello, I'm Bruno and I'll show you my mountain world."

Exciting adventures with Bruno the bear and other animals await you in Bruno's Mountain World with new puzzle fun and adventure stations. Tired legs or not good on your feet? The slow train "Ameisenexpress" takes you comfortably from the Hornbahn Russbach mountain station to the rustic Edtalmhütte.

Tip: Russbach Water Park

The Water and Adventure Park in the centre of Russbach offers the necessary cooling down after a strenuous hike.

Kayaking for children, a stream to play at, reservoir, jumping tower, water tower and Kneipp facilities provide undiluted fun in the water for all the family.

The highlight of this area is the natural pool. The summer oasis is naturally cleaned by plants and fed with fresh wild water from the Randobach.

Accommodation in Russbach

For family-friendly accommodation, affordable packages, numerous leisure activities and holiday enquiries, please contact the Russbach Tourist Office. Or you can book your hiking holiday online right here:

Contact Hornbahn Russbach

Hornbahn cable car & Brunos mountain world
Bergbahnen Dachstein West GmbH
Standort Hornbahn Russbach
Schattau 90
5442 Russbach am Pass Gschütt
Phone +43 6242 440