Tour to the Top of the Kalmberg
- pets allowed
- Suitable for groups
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It´s a Scenic mountain hike on a commanding summit! Good, but in places different ways and paths.
From Ramsau, we hike on the forest road a few minutes to the left, until a path branches off, on which we reach the marked forest path No. 880 above the Kreuzgraben. This leads right through dense forest to another forest road, which we follow a few steps to the left. From a curve right again on the trail to a forest road junction, from which we get to the signpost to the nearby Iglmoosalm.
Now our path climbs steeply through the forest and cuts off two roads; then we follow the forest road into a high valley. Soon we leave the track to the right and march on the old alpine path through rustic forest to the Schartenalm and up into a small saddle. On the left you will reach the Goiserer hut with a few steps. To the right of the saddle, on the other hand, is the summit platform No. 888. We follow it to the south, cross the hillside in front of the Kalmoskirche (cave) and climb the Hochkalmberg over a mountain pine ridge - past the contemplative face of the "Kalmberg-Indianers", which a mood of nature has modeled out of the summit rock. Descent on the same route.
Iglmoosalm, Goiserer hut
Experience a 360° panorama tour through Gosau valley...
Mountain Rescue: 140
This hiking trail is, depending on the weather, accessible from May till October. In winter you can reach the Goisererhut and the Kalmberg with skis or snowshoes.
motorway exit Golling – Abtenau, Russbach, Gosau
Gosau: after the “Pass Gschütt” junction turn left onto the “Vordertalstraße”. At "Ramsau" you take the left exit opposite the car repair shop "Schnitzhofer". At the end of the street there is a parking area, where you can park your car free of charge.
motorway exit Regau – Gmunden, Bad Ischl, Bad Goisern, Gosau
Gosau: at "Ramsau" you take the right exit opposite the car repair shop "Schnitzhofer". At the end of the street there is a parking area, where you can park your car free of charge.
by bus (irregular on Sundays):
from Bad Ischl: bus in direction to “Gosausee” (Lake Gosau). Get off at the bus stop "Gosau Ramsau". Walk up the street "Ramsaustraße" opposite the car repair shop"Schnitzhofer" to come to the trail up to the Kalmberg.
from Rußbach: bus in direction to Gosau, at the terminus. Walk along the street "Vordertalstraße" until you come to "Ramsau". Take the street "Ramsaustraße" opposite the car repair shop "Schnitzhofer" to come to the tail up to the Kalmberg.
- Parking space: 10
no parking fees
- Suitable for groups
- Suitable for kids (6 - 14 Year)
- Pets allowed
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