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The route leads from the starting point "Reiterhof Schober" upwards in the direction of Haslersgatter, following the markings in the direction of Steyrsteg, the wildly romantic entrance to the Kalkalpen National Park.
The tour continues through the Bodinggraben to the inn "Jagahäusl", the former hunting lodge of Count Lamberg.
If you feel like it, you can make a detour to the Blumauer Alm (herb meadows and beautiful panorama) - plan an additional hour.
After an approx.
2 hours ride through the fantastic nature (½) you reach, lying on an idyllic high pasture, the Ebenforstalm, where landlady Anneliese serves homemade delicacies.
The day ends with a one-hour ride to the Werfneralm hut (registration is required for overnight stay!) and the next day down to the Großer Klause, following in the footsteps of the Waldbahn.
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The route leads through the unique scenery next to the Schwarzenbach with tunnels to be crossed over the Mooshöhe (overnight accommodation possible).
Via Unterlaussa up towards Hengstpassalmen and the Langfirst you approach Windischgarsten again.
On this stage you can admire the Garstnertal in all its splendour: The impressive mountain scenery with Gesäuse, Hallermauern, Pyhrgas, Bosruck and Totes Gebirge up to the Sengsengebirge.
On the southern slope of the Langfirst, the Hanslalm with its innkeepers, the "Rainer Zwoagsang", invites you to stop for a bite to eat and possibly also to an "ear candy".
The horseback riding is permitted from 15 April to 31 October, from two hours after sunrise until one hour before sunset, and the rest of the day is on asphalt.
Please understand that it is necessary and controlled to adhere to the instructions for use and to have a valid daily or annual schedule.
Many riding routes are also designated as cycle paths or hiking trails.
You can always count on on oncoming cyclists and hikers.
Daily or annual schedules can be obtained at the NP information offices NP-Hotel Villa Sonnwend (Tel.
+43 7562 20592) in Roßleithen and at the NP-Panoramaturm (Tel.
+The tour can generally be ridden without a guide, except the Holzgraben (to Unterlaussa direction Hengstpass), this section may only be completed with a NP hiking guide - contact: Claudia Schober, tel.
+43 664 3449910 and Josef Reiter, tel.
+43 664 1312022) Alternatively, the starting point of this 3-day ride can also be the stud farm "Moar im Hof" in Roßleithen (tel.
+43 664 4425263), from where you ride through the Salzatal towards Haslersgatter (duration approx.
Bernhard Seiberl, 4582 Spital am PyhrnTel.
+43 7562 7779Mobile +43 664 9874570Hufschmid Karl Bäck, Weidenhaidstr.
1, 4643 PettenbachTel.
+43 7586 7514Mobile +43 699 10405682