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Filzmoos is a town within the district of St. Johann im Pongau in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Its main income comes through tourism: skiing in winter and hiking in summer. The town is approximately 1 km above sea level.


Idyllic landscape with Tarn near Filzmoos, Salzburger land, Austria. (Photo: © Travelpeter |

Filzmoos sits below the Gosaukamm mountain range, with the nearest major peak being the Bischofsmütze (Bishop’s Mitre), so named due to the shape of its double summit. The mountain itself is a popular objective for climbers. Northeast of the town is the Dachstein massif. (Source: Wikipedia)