Kalkalpen Trail stage 9
Zellerhütte Alpine Hut – Edtbauernalm Pasture
Theme: Rock & Panorama
The view onto the alpine prominent shapes of the Tote Gebirge mountain range, with the Small Priel, Large Priel and Spitzmauer peak, is a highlight for all hikers at heart. While a swim at the Schafferteich pond could be a welcome refreshment after your descent, the culinary stop at the Steyrsbergerreith hut during your ascent to the Edtbauernalm pasture at the Hütterer Höss offers a welcome rest. With the “alpine prominence” of the Tote Gebirge mountain range in view, you continue along one of Upper Austria’s highest alpine villages - Vorderstoder – to the Edtbauernalm pasture and hut at the Hutterer Böden.
ATTENTION!!!! On the Edtbauernalm only smaller groups can still stay overnight for one night in vacation apartments. Since there is currently no other overnight accommodation on the Hutterer Böden, individuals must unfortunately spend the night in the valley. Variant 1: From the Hutterer Böden with the cable car to the valley, spend the night in Hinterstoder and return the next morning and walk the original Kalkalpenweg. Variant 2: Descend from Steyrsbergerreith on trail 30, 31 in the direction of Mitterstoder / Walchegg, spend the night in Hinterstoder and walk along the Stodertaler Höhenrunde in the direction of Weißenbach, where you rejoin the Kalkalpenweg. Of course, one could shorten in Hinterstoder and set off in the direction of Flötzersteig. But then you would miss the Schiederweiher - the most beautiful place in Austria.
- Possible accommodation
- Board possible
Details - hiking
- themed path
Motorway A1 to A9, exit Voralpenkreuz Hinterstoder, country road to Hinterstoder - 200 meters after the sign Hinterstoder turn left to Vorderstoder (approx 5 km)
Pyhrnbahn stop Windischgarsten (10 km) or Hinterstoder (15 km) -> from the City
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