Weißbach near Lofer is the smallest village in Pinzgau with 400 inhabitants and is located at 666m above sea level. This mountain climbers village has, for some time, been an Insider’s tip with mountaineers and ice climbers. Via Ferrata such as the “wilde Gams“ are demanding tours for rock climbing enthusiasts. The Weißbacher Plate and the nearby climbing park are popular with climbers as they offer routes for all levels of difficulty. Even Families can find their climbing paradise here.
Natural Jewel Seisenberg Gorge
The entrance to the natural jewel which is the Seisenberg Gorge is close to the town centre of Weißbach. The gorge is 600 metres long, 50 metres deep and in places down to only 80 centimetres wide. In 1831, it was roped by lumberjacks who used it to transport timber down the valley, and some say you can still hear some of the gorge’s ghosts. Climbing out of the gorge brings you to a real hiking paradise. For extended hikes, there is the Alm Adventure Bus from the town centre which connects the Weißbach Nature park with the Berchtesgaden National Park. This makes the popular hiking routes on the picturesque Kalbrunnalmen and the Hirschbichl easily reachable.
Free Ski-Bus to the Lofer Almenwelt
A free Ski-Bus connects Weißbach to the Lofer Almenwelt ski area and the idyllic Heutal Family ski area.Thanks to Weißbach’s central location, world-famous Ski regions such as the Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, Zell am See-Kaprun or Kitzbühel are quickly reachable with the car. Weißbach itself boasts numerous winter sports options off the piste. Thus, ice climbers really get their money’s worth here, ski tourers enjoy the beautiful touring trails of the Leoganger Mountains and the Steinerne Meer, and cross-country skiers step directly into a world of cross-country ski trails.