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In the footsteps of the pioneers (on Hauser Kaibling)

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    Photo: Hauser Kaibling
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    Photo: Hauser Kaibling
  • / Auf den Spuren der Pioniere
    Photo: Hauser Kaibling
  • / Auf den Spuren der Pioniere
    Photo: Hauser Kaibling
  • / Auf den Spuren der Pioniere
    Photo: Hauser Kaibling
  • / Auf den Spuren der Pioniere
    Photo: Hauser Kaibling
  • / Auf den Spuren der Pioniere
    Photo: Hauser Kaibling
  • / Auf den Spuren der Pioniere
    Photo: Hauser Kaibling
  • / Auf den Spuren der Pioniere
    Photo: Hauser Kaibling
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What wild, brave guys they were - in 1907, a handful of adventurous men set out to build the very first refuge here on Hauser Kaibling. Back then, they laid the foundation for today's skiing and hiking paradise.
moderate
Distance 2.1 km
0:45 h
1 m
443 m
1,861 m
1,417 m
On the themed hiking trail "In the footsteps of the pioneers" on Hauser Kaibling you can virtually hike into the past. From the Quattralpina mountain station (Krummholzhütte) to the 8-seater cable car mountain station, you will dive into the more than 100-year-old history of Hauser Kaibling. Packed in exciting short stories, you will learn everything about the first hut, the construction of the first cable car and how it came to be that you can now float up to the Hauser Kaibling with gondolas.

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If you want to know more about Hauser Kaibling, check out www.hauser-kaibling.at!

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Update: July 01, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,861 m
Lowest point
1,417 m
Best time of year
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Rest stops

Krummholzhütte
Berggasthof Scharfetter

Start

Quattralpina mountain station (4-seater chairlift) (1,860 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.377377, 13.770844
DMS
47°22'38.6"N 13°46'15.0"E
UTM
33T 407213 5247834
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Destination

8er cable car mountain station

Turn-by-turn directions

The themed hiking trail "In the footsteps of the pioneers" on Hauser Kaibling leads along the Ernest-Reitzner trail no. 780. The trail can be walked downhill or uphill.

  • Downhill: Quattralpina mountain station (the trail starts right next to the Krummholzhütte) to the middle station.
  • Uphill: 8-seater gondola top station (the trail starts at the Schmiedhütte) to the Quattralpina top station (Krummholzhütte).

On the Ernest-Reitzner trail (No. 780) you can also hike even further to the Schladminger Tauern cable car valley station.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Postbus (L900) - Exit: Hauser Kaibling Seilbahn

between end of May and mid October: Planaibus (Line: Schladming - Haus - Steirischer Bodensee)

Getting there

Ennstalbundesstraße (B320) - Haus im Ennstal: valley station Hauser Kaibling cable car (directly next to the main road)

Parking

parking area Hauser Kaibling cable car

Coordinates

DD
47.377377, 13.770844
DMS
47°22'38.6"N 13°46'15.0"E
UTM
33T 407213 5247834
w3w 
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Equipment

sturdy shoes, if necessary walking sticks and rain protection

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2.1 km
Duration
0:45 h
Ascent
1 m
Descent
443 m
Highest point
1,861 m
Lowest point
1,417 m
Linear route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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