The snowshoe trail leds through alpine terrain and should be used only by experienced hikers with appropriate equipment in good and safe conditions. The trail is marked with red poles and yellow signs, distance between poles approx. 30-40 m. Please be careful when crossing the slope - walk on the trail at your own risk! Last descent with eight-person Panorama Jet Zwieselalm gondola at 4:00 pm.
Starting point: Mountain station of the eight-person Panorama Jet Zwieselalm lift (1580m)
Difficulty: Easy to medium
Path length: 2,2 km
Altitude: 240 m
Walking time: 1 - 1,5 hours
From the mountain station, you descend past te eastern edge of the Sonnenalm, to the old lift route, and to the valley station of the 4-seater chairlift `Törleck`. From there, you continue to the mountain station of the Gosaukammbahn (operating only in summer) where a fascinating view of the rugged and snow-covered rocks of the Gosaukamm ridge awaits you. Then the trail leads in a westerly direction past the `Gablonzerhütte`and `Breininghütte`along the ski trail towars the 8-person cable car `Panorama Jet`. Shortly before crossing the slope, you come to a small hill, where you can enjoy a fantastic view of the impressive Dachstein glacier with the highest mountain in Upper Austria, the `Hohe Dachstein`(2996 m). Then pass the `Sonnenalm`and `Ausblick`and reach the starting point, the 8-person cable car Panorama Jet.
From the mountain station of the eight-person Panorama Jet lift, we recommend hiking just a few more metres up to the `Gosaunet-Platzl` (viewpoint) - a small hill next to the mountain station of the 4-seater chairlift `Aussichtsberg`. There you have a fantastic panoramic view of the `Hohe Tauern´range with the highest mountain in Austria, the `Großglockner`(3798 m), the `Hochkönig`, the `Tennengebirge`, the `Höllengebirge`, the `Tote Gebirge`, and the Dachstein massive, including Dachstein glacier and the `Gosaukamm`.
Stop for a bite to eat: Enjoy a hearty snack in the `Gablonzerhütte`, `Breininghütte`, `Sonnenalm`or `Ausblick`alpine huts.
Included: ascent and descent with eight-person Panorama Jet to the Zwieselalm and rent-snowshoes. (Snowshoes available after ticket purchase at Gosau ski rental (valley station Hornspitzbahn) and Sport Jirka (valley station eight-person Panorama-Jet Zwieselalm)
Take a guided hike with Betty and her team. In addtition to trial tours and day tours, individual tours are also possible - simply contact Betty. Tours for clubs, schools, families and groups are also possible,