The tour takes place mainly in the NÖ / ST border area. You will encounter a rustic area where old trees and plants, special mushroom and animal species are very well hidden. At the Tremel, you will look into the wilderness area Dürrenstein (protected area on Lower Austria side).
Rest StopYbbstaler Hütte
Safety informationNo water along the ridge tour. Drinking water rather only to be found in the valley.
Absolute surefootedness and complete freedom from vertigo are absolutely necessary. Climbing experience is useful, insured passages must also be mastered on the descent.
Emergency call mountain rescue: 140 tips for emergency reporting - answer the six W questions: What happened? How many injured? Where did the accident happen (possibly GPS coordinates)? Who is reporting (callback number)? When did the accident happen? Weather at the scene of the accident?
Tips and hintsTourismusverband Gesäuse
Hauptstraße 35, 8911 Admont, Österreich
Tel. +43 (0) 3613 21160 10
Wildalpen 91 – 8924 Wildalpen Tel. 03636/241 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mo und Fr. 9:00-17:00
Getting thereThe journey by car to Wildalpen:
From Vienna: A1 Westautobahn exit Ybbs via Wieselburg, Scheibbs and Lunz/See to Göstling an der Ybbs, continue towards Palfau, at the Erzhalden junction turn off to Wildalpen.
From Vienna, Eisenstadt: Semmering expressway S6, near Mürzzuschlag on the B23 Mariazeller Bundesstrasse and Mürzsteg and Wegscheid to Gusswerk and on the Hochschwab Bundesstrasse B24 to Wildalpen
From Linz: A1 to Voralpenkreuz junction, A9 to Windischgarsten, Unterlaussa, Altenmarkt, Grossreifling, Palfau and Wildalpen
ParkingThe journey from Wildalpen:
Possibility 1) From the Barbara Church in Wildalpen drive in the direction of Palfau/Landl for about 5.9 km on the Hochschwab main road B 24 and turn off at the half-timbered junction and drive into the Styrian Lassingtal as far as Klaus (about 11.6 km).
Possibility2) You drive over the camping site bridge, past Camping Wildalpen and turn left into the Hopfgarten. Continue over the Hühnermauer until you come to the Rothwald turn-off, turn right there and drive approx. 6 km to Klaus.
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EquipmentSturdy hiking boots or good trekking shoes, as well as a hiking rucksack with appropriate contents (water bottle, first aid, hiking map, sun protection, snack, etc.). You should also be well prepared for a change of weather. Mobile phone for emergency call. For the overnight stay in the huts do not forget your sleeping bag.
Basic Equipment for Mountain Hikes
- Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Hiking socks
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
Technical Equipment for Mountain Hikes
- Climbing helmet as required
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.