The highest mountain in Austria is Grossglockner, at 3,782 metres. This week I climbed Hoch Golling – the highest mountain in Austria’s Lungau region.
Mountain climbing and mountaineering definitely doesn’t appeal to everyone but, in the hands of a professional, it can be extremely rewarding and enjoyable.
Jakoberalm is one of Austria’s beautiful hiking spots. You can sit at the foot of Mosermandl watching chamois, then stop for a snack at the Tonimörtlhütte.
No, we haven’t lost our minds. This moss is extremely rare and confined to climates with high humidity or Alpine areas where it is protected by snow.
There’s a lot of activity here in Lungau at the moment and at St Martin Chalets, we’re doing our bit. For people with a decent sense of balance, we’ve rigged up a ‘slackline’. Read more >>