Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointHoher Dachstein (2995 m/9826 ft)
CountriesAustria (199%), Germany (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesOberösterreich (73%), Salzburg (15%), Steiermark (11%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area11,534 sq km / 4,453 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent133 km / 83 mi North-South
142 km / 88 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long47° 59' N; 13° 42' E
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Map of Salzkammergut
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Salzkammergut.
Eastern AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Tirol AlpenLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Hohe TauernLevel 4 (Sibling)
         DolomitesLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Carnic AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         SalzkammergutLevel 4
         Eastern AustriaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Niedere TauernLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Noric AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Julian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Far Southeastern AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Salzkammergut

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Hoher Dachstein29959826 
2.Großer Priel25158251 
3.Grosse Bischofsmütze24588064 
7.Grosser Pyhrgas22447362 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Salzkammergut

Hoher Dachstein
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Hoher Dachstein on a cloudy day, viewed from the east (2014-08-31). Photo by Malek Belhadj.
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Großer Priel
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Großer Priel, undisputed ruler of the Totes Gebirge range, as seen from the highly recommended Prielschutzhaus (2018-10-19). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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The Schafberg, from the Wolfgangsee (2004-01-14). Photo by Mark Trengove.
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