From Johnsbach to Mödlingerhütte to the Heroes Cross
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Hütten im Gesäuse | Mödlinger HütteVideo: Tourismusverband Gesäuse
5 minutes walk from the parking lot at GH Donner is the Johnsbacher Bergsteigerfriedhof. 200 years ago, the first person to die in the Gesaeuse mountains was buried here. Numerous historical gravestones tell the tragic story of many young climbers who died in the Gesaeuse mountains.
Rest stopsMödlinger Hütte, 1.523 m
Zum Donner, Gasthof
Safety informationeasy hike suitable for families,
be careful with children in the Treffner See - Heldenkreuz area: here there are cracks and holes in the earth that have collapsed in the exhausted gypsum subsoil of the "Bürgl".
Tips and hintsTourismusverband Gesäuse
Hauptstraße 35, 8911 Admont, Österreich
Tel. +43 (0) 3613 21160 10
From the Mödlinger Hütte the path leads through sparse high forest to the Treffner See. Continuing slightly uphill you reach Latschengürtel. After passing the Latschengürtel you reach a beautiful high plateau directly at the foot of the mighty Admonter Reichenstein. At the northern end of this plateau you will find the Heroes Cross.
Public transportRufbuslinie 917 Admont-Johnsbach
Getting thereGesäusebundesstraße B 146 until junction Johnsbach, 5 km country road until Johnsbach
ParkingLarge parking lot right next to the GH Donnerwirt
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EquipmentSturdy mountain boots or good trekking shoes, as well as a hiking rucksack with appropriate contents (water bottle, first aid, hiking map,
sun protection, snacks, etc.). You should also be well prepared for a change in weather. Mobile phone for emergency calls.
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