Category Archives: Salzburger Land

High on the Schmittenhohe

It was the last day of my holiday in Austria and I wanted to do another high level walk on the Schmittenhohe. However the weather was not promising. It had gone cooler and the forecast was for rain in the … Continue reading

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The Four Lakes walk on the Schmittenhohe.

When I woke up and looked out of the window I could see nothing, just thick cloud. I had arranged to do a guided walk on the Schmittenhohe. Would they still do it? I got to the arranged meeting point … Continue reading

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Maishofen to Zell am See.

We were looking for a shortish walk, about 5 km but it needed to be on the flat. We decided to catch the 680 bus to Maishofen and walk back to Zell am See. A 15 minute bus journey took … Continue reading

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Kaprun and a bit of a run

Saturday 22nd July. Today we decided to visit the High Altitude Reservoirs at Kaprun. To get there we had to catch the 660 bus from Zell am See to Kaprun Kesselfall. We then caught the Kesselfall Alpenbus to the inclined … Continue reading

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Flowers on the Schmittenhohe.

Jean and I are just back from a holiday in Austria where we stayed at Zell am See. The Austrian people were friendly as always and we enjoyed the food and of course the wine. I was also able to … Continue reading

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Zell am See Seepromenade, a day to forget.

I was going to call this post – The worst trout pout ever. I will come to that later. The day had started off misty so we decided to walk round the lake. The complete circuit is 11 km but … Continue reading

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Schmittenhohe and the Four Lakes walk.

I’m off to do a guided walk on the Schmittenhohe. It is listed as ‘The four lake hike’ a moderate walk at 2000 m altitude to the reservoir lakes with a view of Zeller See. I am confident that I … Continue reading

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