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Family hiking in the Hochkönig

Family hiking in the Hochkönig

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There are 340km of hiking trails in the Hochkönig, and there are hikes for all abilities and lengths of time! You can hike directly from the house, or you can take the hiking bus to your chosen hiking spot, and either use the mountain lifts, and walk from there, or walk from the bus stop.  The hiking bus and mountain lifts are free with the Hochkönig Card we give you as part of your stay with us! Here we will… Read More »Family hiking in the Hochkönig

What to pack for holiday in mountains Haus Schneeberg

What to pack for a holiday in the mountains

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If you have never been on holiday in the mountains before, you may be unsure of what you need to pack to take with you, and what would be helpful to pack to take with you. There alse may be some specifics that you need to bring with you if you would like to partake in some of the activities in the Hochkönig and Salzburg region. We give you some ideas of the types of things you should be packing… Read More »What to pack for a holiday in the mountains

Muehlbach am Hochkönig Zentrum

E Bike ride in Pongau, Land Salzburg

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This is a 60km E bike ride, starting in Muhlbach am Hochkoenig, with 800m total climb, taking you over to Sankt Veit, Lend, Gastein waterfall, Goldegg and back via Schwarzach and Sankt Johann. It is a mix of forestry tracks, roads and cycle paths. From the centre of the village cycle up towards the cable-car for 300m, then turn left at Schloeglberg. Climb south towards Althaus Sattel on a forestry track then down towards Sankt Veit, turn right before the… Read More »E Bike ride in Pongau, Land Salzburg

Sommerstein, Hochkoenig

Hike to Riemannhaus

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If you want a more challenging walk, this one may be for you! Starting from just outside Maria Alm, and taking you up to 2177m, it is a great way to escape from the heat! You can even go further up to the surrounding peaks to get even better views.You can start from the centre of Maria Alm, but we recommend that you start from Riemannhaus carpark, about 3 miles out of Maria Alm. As you approach, you get a… Read More »Hike to Riemannhaus


Uncertain Times

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The World has suddenly changed in light of Corona Virus COVID19, and everything that seemed to be certain, no longer is. The Hochkönig ski resort, along with all other ski resorts in Land Salzburg, closed early on 15th March 2020, to try and contain the spread of the Corona Virus. All tourist accommodation was ordered to be closed by 16th March. We are now on restrictive measures in Austria.  All restaurants bars, cafes are closed, and all shops except supermarkets… Read More »Uncertain Times

Hochkoenig ski resort

Ski Safari in Salzburg

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Have you ever heard of a ski safari before?Are you one of those skiers who shred piste after piste and love skiing/snowboarding many kilometres per day on different pistes to challenge yourself?Are you one of those competitive types who check how many km of pistes you have done in the day and compare yourself on skiline against other skiers?Well if this is you, you will probably love a ski safari where you get to test a different ski resort every… Read More »Ski Safari in Salzburg

Book Direct at Haus Schneeberd, Muehlbach am Hochkoeing

Book Direct

International Book Direct day this year is 5th February 2020.  This means that hospitality owners from all around the world come together to promote the #BookDirect message and explain to potential guests why they should be booking direct with the owner, rather than booking through an Online Travel Agent (OTA) such as Booking.com, Expedia, Airbnb, Tripadvisor etc. The Truth about Online Travel Agents Online travel agents can be very convenient to book through However did you realise that they charge… Read More »Book Direct

Sledge in the Hochkoenig

The best Sledge runs in Mühlbach am Hochkönig

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If you fancy some time off skiing, or are a non skier, there are a number of sledge runs (Rodelbahns) in Mühlbach am Hochkönig, and in the area of the  Hochkönig. It is great fun for all the family, and our guests are welcome to use our sledges in our basement if you want to go for a sledge!  All sledge runs are free, but some of the huts will charge you to hire a sledge from them.  The sledge… Read More »The best Sledge runs in Mühlbach am Hochkönig

Tiroler Groestl Top 10 Austrian foods

Top 10 Austrian Foods

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The Hochkönig region is renouned for it’s culinary delights, and has many mountain restaurants with a great choice of food.  Here are our top 10 Austrian foods we recommend that you try during your stay Tiroler Gröstl Great when you are skiing on the piste, or hiking up the mountain as very filling! Fried potatoes, ham, onion, sausage chunks, herbs, topped with a fried egg. You can get some variants to this, including ones with black pudding Definitely the top… Read More »Top 10 Austrian Foods


Top 10 Things to do in Salzburg Region in Spring and Autumn

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Spring and autumn are fantastic times of the year to visit us in the Hochkönig. Haus Schneeberg, Holiday apartments in Mühlbach am Hochkönig, is situated in the middle of the Salzburg region, and there are many attractions to see in the area.  Here are our top 10 things to do, and places that you can visit in spring and autumn. Some are open all year around. The major sights can get very busy over the peak summer period, so spring… Read More »Top 10 Things to do in Salzburg Region in Spring and Autumn