3 Hut Hike Spital am Pyhrn
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The 3-hut hike takes you through the Dr. Vogelgesang gorge to the Bosruckhütte, the Rohrauerhaus and the Hofalm. At the end you will return to the starting point.
To the Bosruck Hut (1.25 h):
The starting point is the car park in the Grünau district. From Spital am Pyhrn, follow the signs to the Dr. Vogelgesang-Klamm gorge.
Hike over the wooden steps through the wild and romantic Dr. Vogelgesang gorge. At the exit of the gorge you will come to the Bosruckhüttenstraße, where the international long-distance hiking trail No. 601 is also signposted. You reach the Bosruckhütte (1,036m) about 10 minutes after the exit of the Dr. Vogelgesang gorge.
To the Rohrauerhaus (1 h):
Pass the Bosruckhütte and continue, partly on a forest path, partly on a steep path to the Rohrauerhaus (1,308m).
To the Hofalm (45 min):
Through a wooded area. Past alpine meadows, a path leads to the Hofalm saddle.
After a descent of about 15 minutes you reach the Hofalm (1,305m). Enjoy the magnificent view of the Warscheneck, the Sengsengebirge, the Tote Gebirge, Spital am Pyhrn and the Windischgarstner Tal.
A trail leads from the hut back to the starting point, the car park of the former Grünau/Dr. Vogelgesang-Klamm inn. Allow 2 hours for the walk down into the valley.
Bosruckhütte: Open daily from the beginning of May to October 26th.
Open from Christmas (from December 27th) to Easter (closed Monday and Tuesday in winter).
Rohrauerhaus: Open daily from the beginning of May to the end of October.
Open daily from December 29th, 2023 to January 7th, 2024, then Saturday and Sunday in winter when the weather is good. If you are unclear, please call +43 676 405 33 55
Open from mid-May to the end of October.
Dr. Vogelgesangklamm: open from the beginning of May until the end of October.
Parking Dr. Vogelgesang gorge in the district of Grünau in Spital am Pyhrn.
ATTENTION: Drive off the motorway exit without navigation - this usually leads you wrong to the gorge!
On the A9, the Pyhrnautobahn take the exit Spital am Pyhrn and turn left. You drive through the village of Spital am Pyhrn. 100 meters after the end of the village (just before the panoramic indoor pool), turn right into Sandstraße and follow the signs to the district of Grünau (about 2km) along the Trattenbach stream.
Or via the B138 from Windischgarsten in the direction of Spital am Pyhrn, after the panoramic indoor swimming pool turn left into the Sandstraße and follow the signs along the Trattenbach to the district of Grünau (about 2km).
With the ÖBB-Postbus (line 911) or with the Postbus (line 430) to the bus station Spital am Pyhrn Hauptplatz - walking time to the gorge entrance approx. 30 min
For the hike through the Dr. Vogelgesang Gorge is a fee to pay!
- Suitable for single travelers
- Suitable for friends
- Suitable for couples
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