Annaberg is the perfect starting point for some fantastic hikes and mountain tours and offers with the comfortable 8-seater Donnerkogel cable car a very good ascent opportunity to the variety of hiking opportunities in the hiking region of Dachstein West.
You can explore the entire Edtalm and Zwieselalm area on foot, for example, up to the Dachstein mountains and savour the famous panoramic of the lake Gosausee and Dachstein massif, across to the Hohe Tauern mountains, Tennengebirge mountains and Watzmann and Hoher Göll peaks! Numerous catered huts e.g. wie Rottenhofhütte, Stuhlalm, Theodor-Körner Hütte, Mahdalm ... also attract visitors with their regional delights and homemade specialties.
Tip for your relaxed entry into the Dachstein West hiking region:
The new, modern and comfortable 8-seat Donnerkogel cable car brings you about 1.475 m on Riedlkopf mountain, starting point for numerous and varied walking tours in the Dachstein West hiking region.
In order to circle the entire Gosaukamm ridge, you can use the popular ‘Austriaweg’ trail.
From the little town Annaberg you reach the Austriaweg trail (trail #611) for example by a hike to the Stuhlalm (trail #630) and start the hiking tour on the 'Austriaweg' trail after a short stopp off at the cozy hut.
You can also enter the hiking trail 'SalzAlpenSteig' which leads you to Gosau or to Abtenau.
Note: Depending on your physical condition and hiking tour, a hike on the 'Austriaweg' and 'SalzAlpenSteig' trail may take a few hours! Plan for longer hiking tours a night in a mountain/shelter hut!
NOTE! The Riedlkar double chairlift in Annaberg was replaced by the new, modern and comfortable 8-seater Donnerkogel cable car! The Donnerkogel cable car takes you from Annaberg Astauwinkel comfortabl on 1.475m above sea level in the breathtaking and varied hiking paradise Dachstein West - Annaberg.
Well run and value for money hotels make it easier for you to access the hiking region of Dachstein West! You can get additional holiday information for your family-friendly hiking holiday at
Your contact to Bergbahnen Annaberg:
Annaberger Zwieselalmbahnen Ges.m.b.H. & Co.KG
5524 Annaberg 215
Phone: +43 6463 8227
Fax: +43 6463 82279