numerous hiking routes in Hinterstoder for beginners and advanced hikers.  | © TVB Roebl
step by step
... through the mountain paradise

Hiking in Hinterstoder

Pyhrn-Priel - very close to nature

From meadow to meadow, through flowers and herbs or up to challenging mountain summits. All Hinterstoder hiking trails are different, but they have the stunning panorama in common! Explore the local wildlife on a hiking tour in Upper Austria. 

Explore Pyhrn-Priel Holiday Region

Deep Gorges, Endless Mountain Tops, Wide Valleys

More than 600 kilometres of hiking trails criss-cross Upper Austria’s Pyhrn-Priel region. Whether first-time hiker, family or expert mountaineer: summer in Hinterstoder guarantees unique hiking experiences!

By the way: impressive Warscheneck mountains rise between Hinterstoder and Wurzeralm/Spital am Pyhrn.

Cooling off at the Schafkogelsee for the whole family in Hinterstoder | © TVB Roebl
Relaxing after hiking at the reservoir in Hinterstoder | © TVB Roebl
Break on the bench with lake view in Hinterstoder | © TVB Roebl
Enjoy the mountain summer in Hinterstoder. | © TVB Roebl
fantastic view of Hinterstoder's lake and mountain landscape.
Reflection of the mountain landscape in the Schafkogelsee.
Summit view of the mountains in Hinterstoder
Panorama on the hiking trails in Hinterstoder
alpine terrain and towards the peaks!

Walking Holiday with all of the Family

Spend some time with the loved ones

Hikers of all ages love Pyhrn-Priel holiday region. Hinterstoder boasts many hiking trails suitable for children! How about visiting Dachsteinblick viewing platform? Or a long walk to Schafkogelsee reservoir? Both hikes are easy and not too long – just perfect for a family getaway!

Family-friendly, versatile, various walking times and varied vegetation – this is Hinterstoder’s loop trail world! 13 loop trails and Flötzersteig are perfect for families and children! This is an easy way to explore the miracles of Upper Austrian nature.  

Good to know: All family-friendly hikes are in the valley


Mountain Railway To Hiking Bliss

Easy Way to Mountain Top

What’s the easiest and most comfortable way to start a day hiking? – a ride with the summer cable car! Whether you set out for a stroll or a mountain hike, the starting point always stays the same! And you save strength for the actual tour! That’s very useful, especially when holidaying with the family.   

Just check our hours of operation and learn which lifts are open! You will also find some information on how to get to Hinterstoder and on-site parking.


The Best Hiking Routes At A Glance

Hinterstoder Hiking Tips

Got your rucksack and hiking boots ready? Is there anything else you need for a great day hiking? Of course, a suitable route! There are so many trails and paths to choose from, you will never have a dull moment. Check out our suggestions and you will always remember Hinterstoder in summer: 

Almrausch für die ganze Familie erwartet euch bei diesem leichten Alpenspaziergang

Schneehofen Tour

Hiking with the Family

Easy alpine walk through pines and alpine roses, suitable for all of the family, 1,858 m above sea level. 

Summit view of the mountains in Hinterstoder

Hike to Schafkögeln

Stunning views included

Relaxed hike to Weißenbach valley, to Stoderkamm and Dachstein.

© Geisterbaum_HIWU

Huttererböden-Loop – Alpine Promenade

Discover the Alp Plateau

Beautiful, easy loop passing the alp plateau of Hutterer Böden

alpine terrain and towards the peaks!


Out in alpine terrain

Alpine mountain tour to Schrocken Mountain (2,289 m), starting at Höss mountain station.  


Die Alm | © Lindbichler

6-Mountain Pasture Hikes Höss

From Pasture to Pasture

Enjoy the stunning mountain scenery on this relaxed hike leading from pasture to pasture.

© HIWU_Hinterramskogler


a leisurely valley hike from the middle station into the valley
© Pyhrn Priel_ OÖT Hinterramskogler
Hinterstoder - Vorderstoder


A great hike for the whole family

with an extra portion of idyll & pure nature!

Hutterer See | © eva-lotte-fotografiert

Pond "Hutterer See"

A mirror in the mountains

a short hike perfect for the whole family

Mountain Huts In Summer

Regional Delicacies and Refreshing Drinks

Across country, from pasture to pasture or from the mountain to the valley. No matter which trail you are on, sooner or later you will get hungry and thirsty. Make a stop at one of the many summer huts offering regional delicacies, home-made pastry and refreshing drinks! Then you can set off to your next hiking stage …

Culinary Tip: the mountain huts are ideally located for a hike from hut to hut! So, why not combine a hiking tour with a foodies tour? Learn more about the region’s authentic cooking.

Whichever hut you choose: A snack always tastes special above 1,000 metres.


A Memorable Mountain Summer

in Upper Austria

Hinterstoder in summer is also a great place for mountain bikers, paragliders and climbers: they all won’t be disappointed in the Pyhrn-Priel region!

Check out these useful tips for a summer getaway!



More Summer

Fun, adventure and action everywhere! Pyhrn-Priel Card is a great way to explore and to enjoy hiking tours in Upper Austria.

How do you get the Pyhrn-Priel Card? Easy! Check in at one of our 180 partner companies and you will get this ticket for free! All “non-vacationers” can purchase the ticket and enjoy all the benefits.


All about your Holidays in Hinterstoder

Hiking Holiday in Hinterstoder? Fantastic!

Check out our webcam and get an impression! If you are still looking for a family-friendly hotel, you will definitely find a suitable offer!

A last glance at the weather report and then off you go! Explore the breathtaking landscape of Upper Austria …. Not only in the summer, but also in the winter!