Ulrich Metzner

Naturjuwel Riesengebirge [Natural Jewel Giant Mountains]

The History of and Stories about a Mountain Range that is steeped in Legend

About mountains, valleys and the Rübezahl, a legendary mountain spirit On both sides of the 1602 meter high Schneekoppe, Middle Europe’s highest peak north of the Alps, more...

Categories: History  | Recreation & Hiking 

Siegfried Hetz

Regenwandern [Hiking in the rain]

...between Salzach and Saalach

In Salzburg, pouring rain, known as "Schnürlregen" [lit. "raining in strings"], is part of life. What we are reluctant to recognise is statistically proven: it rains almost every more...

Categories: Recreation & Hiking 

Clemens M. Hutter, Thomas Neuhold

Skitourenatlas [Ski touring atlas]

Salzburg – Berchtesgaden

This completely revised version includes 100 new ski tours contributed by prominent ski-alpinist Thomas Neuhold. A total of 555 routes covers everything from tours for beginners to more...

Categories: Austria  | Recreation & Hiking 

Herbert Raffalt

Tauernhöhenweg [Hiking trail high in the Tauern]

A journey over Austria's highest and most spectatular summits

This fantastic long-distance hiking trail links the summits of the Ankogel, Schareck, Sonnblick, Grossvenediger and Grossglockner mountains. Herbert Raffalt, mountain guide and more...

Categories: Austria  | Recreation & Hiking 

Clemens M. Hutter

Verewigt in Salzburg [Immortalised in Salzburg]

Witnesses in stone

The prince-archbishops of the Papal State of Salzburg assured their place in Salzburg history by adopting personal coats of arms. By contrast, after secularisation in 1803, the more...

Categories: History  | Austria  | Recreation & Hiking 

Clemens M. Hutter

Wanderatlas [The hiker's atlas]

Salzburg – Berchtesgaden

425 routes, 136 maps. If you dream of idyllic mountain lakes and pastures, green hills and valleys, here are 80 different suggestions for country walks. If your interest lies in more...

Categories: Austria  | Recreation & Hiking