Panoramic views to die for!
Just a few steps from the mountain station of the Dachstein cable car, in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt, is the ‘Lodge am Krippenstein’ belonging to the Rosifka family. Nestled in the fulminant scenery of the Dachstein hiking world, this modern mountain lodge is a dream for rest and relaxation. During the main hiking season, from May to October, the mountain lodge is an ideal meeting point for nature lovers and an ideal starting point for long hikes on the Dachstein plateau.
Animals on the mountain
A variety of animals spend their summer on Dachstein Krippenstein including pigs, ponies, horses, sheep, goats, chickens, and many more. Along with the comfortable area for relaxing, the children’s play area and the large camp fire pit, you will be able to enjoy nature at its finest at the “Lodge’s” petting zoo on the top of Moun Krippenstein.
Sunset on the ‘Welterbespirale‘ (World Heritage spiral)
For those who like it romantic, we recommended an overnight stay at the ‘Lodge am Krippenstein’ in Obertraun: for in the evening you can watch, as the heavens present themselves in a unique play of deep red and orange colours, from the ‘Welterbespirale‘(World Heritage spiral), which is located just a few minutes' walk away from the perfectly equipped mountain lodge. Also early risers can enjoy a colourful natural spectacle asthe majestic Dachstein glacier is immersed at sunrise in a deep, warm light. Moments that you will never forget!
News from the Mountain
More time for all mountain enthusiasts
Also this summer all "summiteers" have more time for an unforgettable mountain experience. Because from 2nd July to 5th November 2022, the cable cars on the Dachstein Krippenstein run 2 hours longer - so all mountain enthusiasts have 2 hours more time on the mountain to visit the numerous attractions or just to enjoy the unique glacier view. At 19:00 there is the last descent from 2,100 meters back into the valley. The summer season has been extended this year until 6th November 2022. The current travel times and prices can also be found below under "Information at a Glance". We wish you an incomparable experience of nature on the Krippenstein in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt.
Sat, Aug. 20, 2022 05:15 — 09:30 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Obertraun
Mon, Oct. 3, 2022 12:00 Lodge am Krippenstein, Obertraun
Adventure world for cavers and mountaineering fanatics
Whether you take a short trip with the Dachstein Krippenstein cable car to sunbathe on the vast Gjadalm, or visit the "Lodge am Krippenstein" for the unique panoramic view of the impressive Dachstein mountains - unforgettable mountain moments that can simply not be missed during a holiday in the Salzkammergut! Mountaineers of all ages will find a perfectly marked network of trails and unforgettable nature experiences at over 2,000 m: hiking on the Nature Trail via the Wiesberghaus to Hallstatt, a tour of discovery through the impressive karst landscape on the Heilbronner circular trail or a hike with overnight stay to the Simonyhütte. Many unforgettable sights, such as the spectacular "5fingers" viewing platform, the ship-shaped World Heritage spiral, fascinating cave worlds, or the iconic prehistoric shark, complete the wide range of excursions in the Dachstein hiking world. The mountains are calling - when will you call back?