The 12th stage of the trail along the Vienna Alpine Arc (WAB) is accompanied by alpine lawns, mountain pines and rugged, safe terrain. A wonderful plateu hike with moderate ascents and descents. The way into the valley can be shortened with the Rax cable car.

Statistics

3 - 4

hrs

298

m

1,600

m

17

max┬░

Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Extreme

Description

Starting from the Habsburg House, the stage runs for the most part along near-natural hiking trails, paths and paths over the Trinksteinsattel, the Hohe Kanzel, the Jakobskogel and leads from the Otto House first steeply then gently down to Hirschwang, Reichenau and Payerbach.

Along the entire route you can enjoy breathtaking panoramas and from halfway down the descent great views of villas and the Wartholz castle nursery. It is possible not to descend from the Ottohaus on foot but to continue hiking to the Rax cable car and to master the descent with the cable car.

Once at the bottom, follow the water pipeline to Reichenau. equipment Mountain-fair equipment absolutely necessary! Please note that this tour leads into high alpine terrain.

Always take suitable maps with you.

Put on sturdy shoes adapted to the tour, take sun and rain protection, water and a snack.

Take your mobile phone with you and save the mountain rescue emergency number: 140