Planning & preparation: Precise tour planning is recommended before every mountain tour. Information from local experts such as mountain guides or hut keepers as well as hiking maps will help you.
Check the weather forecast: A must-do before every hike. The weather can change unexpectedly in the mountains. Keep an eye on the current weather conditions at: www.zamg.ac.at.
o Do not overestimate yourself
o Manage your strength and endurance well
o assess your surefootedness and head for heights
o Do not step on stones
o turn around in good time if the weather changes
Mountain rescue number: The telephone number 140 is the emergency number for alpine accidents in Austria.