Travel Guide Styria Mountain hikes

Mountain hikes in Styria

In total there are about 988 mountain hikes for you to discover within the region of Styria. To get a first glimpse of what’s awaiting outdoor enthusiasts like you in Styria, we created a short highlight list:

The best mountain hikes in Styria on our interactive map

Mountain Hike · Schladming-Dachstein

Via Planai high trail to Schladming (Stage 5 of 5-days-tour)

Mountain Hike Beautiful autumn colours along Planai High Trail
11.8 km
6:45 h
1075 m
922 m
The Planai high trail from Preintalerhütte to Planai offers impressive views to the highest summits of the Schladminger Tauern range, Lake ...
from Gerhard Pilz,   Tourismusverband Schladming
5.9 km
4:00 h
584 m
638 m
An alpine hike in the footsteps of miners from the Giglachseen Lakes to Keinprechthütte.
from Gerhard Pilz,   Tourismusverband Schladming
Mountain Hike · Schladming-Dachstein

Klafferkessel - a majestic tour

20 km
9:11 h
1615 m
1615 m
The hiking tour across the lakeland of Klafferkessel on an altitude of 2,300 m with around 30 mountain lakes and tarns is one of the most ...
from Gerhard Pilz,   Tourismusverband Schladming
7.7 km
5:30 h
1032 m
1024 m
The 4th stage of Schladminger Tauern High Trail takes you to Klafferkessel - a relic of the last Ice Age.
from Gerhard Pilz,   Tourismusverband Schladming
difficult open
17.6 km
9:30 h
923 m
1666 m
On this high-alpine hike, the Schladminger Tauern show us their most beautiful face. Surefootedness, a head for heights and alpine experience ...
from Gerhard Pilz,   Tourismusverband Schladming
Mountain Hike · Schladming-Dachstein

From Tetter Inn to Krahbergzinken summit

7.1 km
4:01 h
1174 m
395 m
Quite a challenging tour to one of Schladming's "Hausberg" mountains - the Krahbergzinken.
from Gerhard Pilz,   Tourismusverband Schladming

To the Rocky Crest of the Freienstein

An unassuming forested ridgeline in the Ennstal, yet one which offers interesting, scenic and variety-packed hikes along the mountain crest.

2-days tour: Wild Waters

Enjoy the pure nature during the 2 days of hiking along the theme trail "Wild Waters".  

Alpine loop to the idyllic Moaralmsee

Especially when the rhododendron are in bloom, this alpine hike is a real hit.  The views from Kaibling summit, and of the rhododendron in their full glory on the slopes of the Kaibling Alm and along the shores of the Moaralmsee in the second half of June, are something you simply have to ...

From the Klinkehütte to the Admonter Kalbling, Sparafeld and Riffel

A panoramic mountain tour with no less than 3 peaks (!) starts at the Klinkehütte and leads first up to the Admonter Kaibling (2196 m).

The Loser

A mountainous hiking route on top of Altaussee's landmark mountain which offers outstanding views to the unique enviorment of the entire region.

"Der Hohe Sarstein"

" 'Der Hohe Sarstein' is a wonderful mountain offering an amazing view at the border between Styria and Upper Austria.

Admonterhaus (1,725 m) via Grabneralm (1,390 m)

Hike with 2 stops on the Grabneralm and on the Admonterhaus, magnificent views from the Admontehaus into the valley basin of Admont

Wasserfallweg - Heßhütte

Classic tour over the waterfall path to the Heßhütte

from castle Kaiserau auf Lahngangkogel, Klinkehütte , Admonter Kalbling mit Sparafeld, Riffel, Kreuzkogel, Hahnstein

Possibility of exit to many crossings: Johnsbach, Gaishorn, Admont. Overnight stay possibilities on Klinkehütte or Mödlingerhütte. Mountain hike with different requirements from "easy" to "sure-footed and free from giddiness".


To the summit in about 1.5 hours and the circular hiking trail over the panoramic path back to the Hesshütte.

Via the Kaltenbachseen to the Deneck

Steep paths, beautiful lakes and a full-blooded peak – intermediate-level alpine tours don’t get any more fun than this.

The Hochwildstelle - 2.747m via the Hans Wödl Hütte

The classic route is through the “Valley of Plunging Waters” with the Boden-, Hütten- and Obersee. Following the way to the Neualmscharte and the Kleine Wildstelle you reach the summit.Magnificent mountain tour, which required condition and mountain experience.

Through the Hartelsgraben into Sulzkar and on to Zinödl

The Zinödl crossing truly offers a complete mountain hiking experience. The great view and the variety of the trail are only topped by a visit to the Heßhütte. And if that's not enough, the crossing to Johnsbach saves you about 300 meters of altitude difference in the descent.

Via the Tamischbach to the Ennstalerhütte and the Tamischbachturm

The climb from NORDEN to the Ennstalerhütte along the Tamischbach stream towards the Bärensattel to the Ennstalerhütte.

Via the Mooralm to the Naturfreundehütte

On the south side of the Gamstein at 1,020m is the mountain farmer's alpine hut "Lackneralmhütte der Naturfreunde", which is open at weekends during the summer season.

Via the Neualmscharte gap and Hans-Wödl-Hütte to Steirischer Bodensee lake

Hike with many panoramic views, taking you past 3 mountain lakes directly and providing a rest stop at Hans-Wödl-Hütte.

From Palfau to the Naturfreundehütte

The Naturfreundehütte Bergbauern-Lackneralm is a base for tours to the Gamsstein, but also a cosy stopover for mountain bikers along the Buchsteinrunde, which leads directly past the hut. The hut is open from mid-May to mid-September only on weekends!

Alpine Hike from the Stoderzinken across the Grafenbergalm to the Kufstein

Beautiful alpine hike through forest, to the high pastures and mountain tarns of the Grafenberg Alm.  In early summer, especially, this area is full of flowers and truly something to see.

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