Schafberg (1,783 m) is a mountain in the Austrian state of Salzburg. Situated within the Salzkammergut Mountains range of the Northern Limestone Alps, the Schafberg rises at the shore of Wolfgangsee Lake.
|Elevation||1,783 m (5,850 ft)|
|Prominence||1,178 m (3,865 ft)|
|Isolation||12.7 km (7.9 mi)|
|Parent range||Salzkammergut Mountains|
During the summer, the Schafbergbahn, a rack railway that opened in 1893, runs from the small town of St. Wolfgang im Salzkammergut on the shores of the Wolfgangsee to the summit. The peak offers a panoramic view of the Salzkammergut mountains and its lakes and is also the site of a hotel called Schafbergspitze, established in 1862.
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