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Sun Loop Schladming

Winter hiking · Schladming-Dachstein
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  • Planai cable-car valley terminal "Planet Planai"
    Planai cable-car valley terminal "Planet Planai"
    Photo: Gerhard Pilz, Tourismusverband Schladming - Gerhard Pilz
m 850 800 750 10 8 6 4 2 km congress Schladming Wanderportal Planai-Stadion Planet Planai congress Schladming Skischaukel Planai-West Planet Planai
Nice walking tour along the sunny side of Schladming - recommendable on a day off skiing.
easy
Distance 11.9 km
3:08 h
68 m
68 m
785 m
727 m
A nice winter walk through the town of Schladming and along the river Enns. Part of the hike takes you along the sunny slopes of the suburb "Obere Klaus".

Author’s recommendation

Gasthof Feichter inn is just 2 minutes away from the pedestrian bridge at the hospital.
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Author
Gerhard Pilz
Update: January 17, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Hochstraße road, 785 m
Lowest point
Rechte Ennsau road, 727 m
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Track types

Asphalt 63.07%Dirt road 27.45%Forested/wild trail 9.47%
Asphalt
7.5 km
Dirt road
3.3 km
Forested/wild trail
1.1 km
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Rest stops

Hotel-Restaurant Feichter
Hotel Mitterhofer
Hotel-Restaurant Zirngast
Sporthotel Royer****s

Safety information

The route is maintained in all conscience. However, icy spots are possible.

Tips and hints

Tourist information: www.schladming.com

Information about bus schedules: www.planaibus.at

Start

Hiking trail head, WM-Park Planai (738 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.393235, 13.692973
DMS
47°23'35.6"N 13°41'34.7"E
UTM
33T 401364 5249692
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Destination

Hiking trail head, WM-Park Planai

Turn-by-turn directions

From the starting point at the valley terminal of Planai cable-car you follow the yellow signs "Tauernblickrunde" at Hotel Barbara. Through "Augasse" road you reach congress Schladming. Passing through between hotels Royer and Falkensteiner you reach the "Rechte Ennsau" road at the river bank. Here you make a left, and at the bridge you cross the street and keep following the river bank. At Ramsauer Brücke bridge you cross over the river and follow trail on the other bank (next to "BILLA" supermarket).

At Bahnhofbrücke bridge (next to the fire station) you keep on walking straight on along the river bank until you reach the railroad underpass near the station. Take the underpass and then walk uphill to Hochstraße road. Here you make a left and follow the road to Huberhof and then downhill to the federal highway B320. Via an underpass you reach the other side where you also cross the river Enns via bridge. Along the right river bank you make your way back to Schladming. Passing by the tennis courts you reach the valley terminal of Planai-West cable car. Follow the street towards the hospital and next to the hospital take the pedestrian bridge over the river Enns. Here follow the trail to the right on the known way back to your starting point.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

In the town of Schladming you can take the Citybus. From Rohrmoos take the Planai buses to Planet Planai, from Ramsau take the buses of Ramsauer Verkehrsbetriebe.

 

Getting there

From federal highway B320 take exit "Schladming-Ost". Continue to the roundabout (Spar/Salewa Mountain Shop) and take the 3rd exit towards "Zentrum" (town center). At the following roundabout again take the 3rd exit, which will take you directly to the valley terminal of Planai cable-car at Planai stadium.

Parking

Parking is available at the valley terminal of Planai cable-car.

Coordinates

DD
47.393235, 13.692973
DMS
47°23'35.6"N 13°41'34.7"E
UTM
33T 401364 5249692
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Overview map "WiNTER GLiNT", available at the tourist office Schladming.

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Equipment

Good winter shoes, warm clothing, tuque, and gloves. You might also want to carry a small backbag with a warm drink in a thermos jug.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
11.9 km
Duration
3:08 h
Ascent
68 m
Descent
68 m
Highest point
785 m
Lowest point
727 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Refreshment stops available Suitable for strollers Way cleared
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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