Here are the step by step instructions to properly hike in Austria.
Step 1: Grab a group of friends have a drink at home (8:30 am) then drive to first hut.
Step 2: Have another drink at first hut in preparation of the difficult hike ahead
Step 3: Hike through a beautiful Austrian valley with the sounds of cow bells ringing in the distance.
Step 4: Make it to second hut and relax from the 45 min hike.
Step 5: Indulge in another drink to help you relax and prepare for the hard hike ahead.
Step 6: Make sure the doggies are cooled off and ready to go!
Step 7: This picture is important not because I am in it. But it shows the extreme distance we had to hike from the former hut to the next.
Step 8: Relax at hut #3 after gruelling 5 min hike.
Step 9: Of course it is time for some Austrian Schnapps and some food to prepare for the next leg of the journey.
Step 10: Make sure you hit the loo before heading out. You wouldn't want to have to pee in the bush haha.
Step 11: Actually hike for 1 hour to your final hut. Yes we did in fact cover some distance albeit a little drunk.
Step 12: Enjoy the traditional food, drinks, music and of course the great people of Austria.
Step 13: Head to another wine and beer garden for the rest of the night. Suspiciously there are no pictures of this part hmmmmmm.