Gosau - Weg auf den Plassen

Dachstein Salzkammergut

A five-hour hike to one of the most beautiful panoramic mountains in the region.

Hiking Difficult

Distance
9.8 km
Ascent
1.3 km
Descent
124 m
Duration
4-5 hrs
Low Point
721 m
High Point
1.9 km
Gradient
18˚
Gosau - Weg auf den Plassen Map

The start is in Gosau at the sports centre. Walk along the Gosaubach path for a while, continue along path 513 to the fork and then follow path 648 to the Rossalm. Continue along paths 645 and 643. Good footwear and equipment are required to climb one of the most beautiful panoramic mountains in the world. 7000 years ago salt was extracted from a huge salt dome under the Plassen. The oldest salt mine in the world is located here. "Order hiking maps of the Dachstein Salzkammergut region ... https://www.dachstein-panorama.at/?s=pano68545&utmsource=tourdata&utmmedium=textlink&utmcampaign=tourdata360tour" https://www.dachstein-panorama.at/?s=pano68545&utmsource=tourdata&utmmedium=textlink&utmcampaign=tourdata360tour "To the 360° panorama tour through the Gosau valley ....http://dachstein.salzkammergut.at/kartenbestellung: "Mountain rescue: 140

Difficulty

Difficult

Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.