BergeSeen Trail Stage 23: Gosau-Hintertal - Adamekhütte
Tour and route information
- Starting place: 4825 Gosau
- Starting point: rear Gosau valley
- Destination: 4824 Gosau
- Destination: Adamekhut
- Hiking trail
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The trail leads from "Hintertal Gosau" to "Lake Gosau". From there you walk along the lake on a gravel path until you reach the "Upper Lake Gosau". The ascent to Hut Adamek is a bit steeper and requires good physical condition. But this ascent pays off with the wonderful view.
From the Gosau-Hintertal to the Hinterer Gosausee (2 ½ hours)
From the Gosauschmied inn in Gosau-Hintertal, hike on the signposted panoramic trail to Gosausee into the valley until the Urzeitpark, then continue along a sidewalk along the road until you can branch off to the right from a parking spot. Now it goes on a beautiful trail on many steps directly up to the Vorderen Gosausee (937 m). From there you have the famous view of the Dachstein mountain, Mitterspitz and Torstein with the Gosaugletschern.
Continue on either left on a forest road or right over a trail to the end of the lake. There, continue flat past the Niedere Holzmeisteralm and a hunting lodge, where you can see the small Gosaulacke on the right. As a result, the broad trail gradually increases and you get to the magnificent Hinterer Gosausee, which is located at 1160 m. Near the ascent there is the mostly managed Hohe Holzmeisteralm, which invites you.
From the Hinterer Gosausee to the Adamekhütte (3 ½ hours) On the south bank of the Hinterer Gosausees begins the rather shallow former Reitsteig (dates back to the Imperial aera), which overcomes the very steep rocky flank in many bends. You pass the remains of the former coarse stone hut, where the terrain becomes flatter and you come to the High Riedel, where the marked trail to the Simonyhütte branches off to the left. Now it is not far to the already visible from afar Adamekhütte, which towers at 2196 m. This belongs to the Alpine Association Austria.
Experience a 360° panorama tour trough Gosau valley...
Accessibility / arrival
motorway exit Golling – Abtenau, Russbach, Gosau
Gosau: after the “Pass Gschütt” junction turn right onto the “Gosausee Landstraße”, after approx. 5 km you will reach the car park at Gosau Hintertal.
motorway exit Regau – Gmunden, Bad Ischl, Bad Goisern, Gosau
Gosau: at the “Pass Gschütt” junction drive straight ahead onto the “Gosausee Landstraße”, then after approx. 5 km you will reach the car park at Gosau Hintertal.
by bus (irregular on Sundays):
from Bad Ischl: bus in direction to “Gosausee” (Lake Gosau). Get off at "Gosauschmied".
from Rußbach: bus in direction to Gosau, at the terminus change to bus in direction to “Gosausee” (Lake Gosau). Get off at "Gosauschmied".
Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
- Suitable for groups
- Suitable for teenagers
- Suitable for single travelers
- Suitable for friends
- Suitable for couples
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Length: 13.5 km
Metres of altitude: 1430m