Mount Krippenstein - © Kraft

Adventure mountain "Dachstein Krippenstein" in Obertraun - Cave worlds for summiteers

Brief information in advance

The adventure mountain with the name "Dachstein Krippenstein" (name two mountains) is located in Obertraun. Visitor highlights include the magical cave worlds, the skywalk called "5fingers" and the unique hiking trails on the plateau. Numerous restaurants and rustic mountain huts invite you to eat and drink. A cable car will take you up the mountain. In the first section of the cable car, you will reach the cave worlds. In the second section to the summit and to the Skywalk "6fingers". The third section takes you to the "Gjaidalm" hiking area. And now more information and offers about the adventure mountain "Dachstein Krippenstein" in Obertraun

Spectacular viewing platforms, breath-taking cave

Discover the fairytale world of the Ice cave and follow in the footsteps of the cave researchers through the Mammut Cave and Koppenbrüller Cave. Feel the adrenaline pumping through your veins on the 5fingers viewing platform and relax with a comfortable walk to the Heilbronner Cross. The 5fingers viewing platform offers an adrenaline rush at the highest level. This is probably the most spectacular viewing platform in the Alps and reaches out like a hand over the 400 m drop. Over 5 platforms (the Five Fingers), each in a different design, you can put your head for heights to the test and enjoy unique views down over Hallstatt, the Hallstättersee lake and the inner Salzkammergut region.

A wonderful world

The Castle of the Holy Grail, Parsifal Dome and King Arthur’s Dome: all of these fairytale names conceal fascinating scenes of ice and stone which you can enjoy at close range during a visit to the ice cave. Accompanied by experienced cave guides, you can explore the magical underground world of Dachstein. The spectacular ice sculptures, gigantic ice curtains and impressive giant icicles never fail to captivate with their special magic! A mystical cave of ice and rock which enchants even the youngest guests of magical cave.

Heilbronn Circular Trail - The most beautiful walk

The family-friendly Heilbronn Circular Trail is particularly ideal for families and children who like walking. The extensive trail lends itself to comfortable walking across its entire length and there are plenty of things to explore along the trail for young people in particular. For a comfortable ascent, the Krippenstein cable car transports visitors up over the steep cliff walls where they can enjoy magnificent views of the karst formations. With a bit of luck, one or more chamois may also be visible grazing on the delicate mountain herbs. Once at the mountain station, a karst educational trail leads along a well-marked route to the Heilbronn cross.

Dripstone features in the valley: Koppenbrüller Cave

The water-bearing Koppenbrüller Cave is located in the valley and can be accessed via a short walk along a secure trail by the charming Koppentraun river. Admire dripstone features which date back thousands of years and listen to the crashing of the invisible brook inside the mountain. A visit to the Koppenbrüller Cave, the youngest of the 3 Dachstein caves, offers an impressive insight into the underground waterways of the inside of the Dachstein. Pathways secured against flooding mean that guests can visit in safety, even in bad weather!

Cave worlds, skywalk and hiking world – the offers on the adventure mountain "Dachstein Krippenstein"

Dachstein Krippenstein Via Ferrata

© Kraft | Dachstein Gams: Klettersteig rund um den Gipfel des Krippensteins.  Ein  Atemberaubende Klettererlebnis zur Aussichtsplattform “5fingers“.

Dachstein Cave Museum in Obertraun

Spectacular viewpoint "5fingers"

Classic Concerts in the Ice Cave 2024

World Natural Heritage viewing platform

Dachstein Cave world

Dachstein hiking world

Paragliding from Mount Krippenstein in Obertraun

Hike to the Wiesberghaus

© Kraft | Wandern zum Wiesberghaus in der Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut in Österreich

Mountain restaurant Dachstein Krippenstein

© Dachstein Tourismus AG  / Jos Gamsjäger’|  Bergrestaurant Dachstein Krippenstein in Obertraun

Guided hikes and other events on the adventure mountain "Dachstein Krippenstein"

Sun, May. 26, 2024 Dachstein-Giant-Ice cave, Obertraun

Sun, May. 26, 2024 Dachstein-Giant-Ice cave, Obertraun

Tue, Jul. 9, 2024 09:30 — 16:00 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Winkl 34 Obertraun

Tue, Jul. 16, 2024 08:30 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Winkl 34 Obertraun

Sat, Jul. 20, 2024 19:15 — 22:30 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Winkl 34 Obertraun

Fri, Aug. 16, 2024 16:30 — 20:30 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Seilbahn (Talstation), Winkl 86 Obertraun

Sun, Aug. 18, 2024 09:20 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Winkl 34 Obertraun

Sat, Aug. 24, 2024 05:30 — 09:30 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Winkl 34 Obertraun

Fri, Aug. 30, 2024 16:30 — 20:30 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Seilbahn (Talstation), Winkl 86 Obertraun

Fri, Sep. 6, 2024 16:30 — 20:30 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Seilbahn (Talstation), Winkl 86 Obertraun

Sun, Sep. 8, 2024 12:30 Simonyhütte, Lahnstraße 48 Hallstatt

Sun, Sep. 15, 2024 09:20 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Winkl 34 Obertraun

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