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Trans National Park Stage 02 Over alpine pastures into Styria

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Starting place: 4575 Roßleithen
Destination: 8933 Weißenbach an der Enns

duration: 8h 31m
length: 67,9 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 1.865m
Altitude difference (downhill): 2.006m

Lowest point: 508m
Highest point: 1.301m
difficulty: medium
condition: very difficult
panoramic view: Dreamtour

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Short description:
Bahnhof Windischgarsten – Kalvarienberg – Veichltal Mayrwinkel – Rading – Entlang der Teichl – Seebachhof – Erlerkapelle – Gleinkersee – Spital/Pyhrn – Oberweng Höhenrunde – Innerrosenau – Schiebestrecke – Hengstpass – Unterlausa – St.Gallen/Gasthof Hensle



Technique: ***



Quality of experience: ******



Recommended season:

  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October



Properties:

  • Loop
  • Multi-stage route
  • Scenic
  • Refreshment stops available

Description:
This stage leads from Windischgarsten via Spital am Phyrn to St.Gallen.

The highlights of this stage are the natural jewel of Lake Gleinkersee and the Hengstpass mountain pasture area.



Directions:
Bahnhof Windischgarsten – Kalvarienberg – Veichltal Mayrwinkel – Rading – Entlang der Teichl – Seebachhof – Erlerkapelle – Gleinkersee – Spital/Pyhrn – Oberweng Höhenrunde – Innerrosenau – Schiebestrecke – Hengstpass – Unterlausa – St.Gallen/Gasthof Hensle

Tip:
Highlihts der Etappe: Naturjuwel Gleinkersee, “Museum zwischen Himmel und Erde”, Hengstpass Almgebiet, Nationalpark Infostelle Unterlaussa

Safety guidelines:
Fair-Play- Rules for mountain bikers

Mountain biking is an exciting sport and nature experience! It can quickly happen that you forget everything around you. But be careful, you are not alone on the trails! A sensible and considerate riding style is a guarantee for a safe and accident-free mountain biking experience. A few simple rules help to avoid conflicts in the first place


 


Cycling and mountain biking in the National Park area is only allowed in the period from 15 April to 31 October 2 hours after sunrise to 1 hour before sunset!


Exception is the Langfirst mountain bike trail, here the biking season only starts on June 1st.


Riding is only allowed on the approved and marked paths! Driving bans and closures also apply to mountain bikers.Attention to other nature users! Approach hikers or riders slowly and use your bell if necessary.


Avoid unnecessary noise and show consideration for the animals. This also includes riding only in daylight.


Mountain bikers are guests in the forest - behave accordingly respectfully towards landowners, foresters and hunters. The approach to grazing animals should be at walking pace to avoid panic reactions of the animals. Important - After passing through, all pasture gates must be closed!


Leave nature as you would like to find it yourself - without litter, this belongs in the trash can.On all mountain bike routes the road traffic regulations (StVO) apply. Always ride responsibly and with foresight. The bike must be technically perfect and equipped accordingly (brakes, lights, bell).



Equipment:
A first aid kit is included in the rucksack as well as a mobile phone (Euro-emergency call 112), a repair kit, warming clothes, rain protection, light and sufficient food and drink.

Gloves and glasses protect hands and eyes.


Maps or GPS are valuable orientation aids.


Uphill and downhill always wear a helmet!



Additional information:

www.transnationalpark.at


 


Tour-Reportage: https://bikeboard.at/Board/showthread.php?233778-Trans-Nationalpark&p=2736676


 


Bike-Karte bestellen: https://www.transnationalpark.at/news/bikekarte-zur-trans-nationalpark/

Starting point: Windischgarsten
Destination: St.Gallen/Steiermark

further information:
  • Multi-day tour
  • Flatly
  • Board possible

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Accessibility / arrival

Getting there
Entry points:

Losenstein/Ennstal: Losenstein/Familengasthof Blasl


Molln/Steyrtal: Public parking at the Ramllift, opposite the ÖBF Forstbetrieb Steyrtal


Spital am Pyhrn: indoor swimming pool


St. Gallen/Gesäuse: Public parking lot at the statue for ski world champion Karin BuderAdmont


Gesäuse: Hotel Spirodom



Public Transit
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www.busbahnbim.at



Parking
Entry points:

Losenstein/Ennstal: Losenstein/Familengasthof Blasl


Molln/Steyrtal: Public parking at the Ramllift, opposite the ÖBF Forstbetrieb Steyrtal


Spital am Pyhrn: indoor swimming pool


St. Gallen/Gesäuse: Public parking lot at the statue for ski world champion Karin BuderAdmont


Gesäuse: Hotel Spirodom

Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
Most economical season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn

Please get in touch for more information.

Trans National Park Stage 02 Over alpine pastures into Styria
Tourismusverband Steyr und die Nationalpark Region
Stadtplatz 27
4400 Steyr

+43 7252 53229
info@steyr-nationalpark.at
www.steyr-nationalpark.at/
http://www.steyr-nationalpark.at/

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Mountain biking is one of the most wonderful outdoor leisure-time activities. Whilst biking or on a mountain biking tour, mountains and lakes, meadows and cabins are re-discovered in new ways. A couple of rules for fair play in the forest help to avoid conflicts whilst mountain biking.

 

a.Pedestrians have the right of way: We are accommodating and friendly to pedestrians and hikers. Upon encountering these fellow travellers, we alert them by using the bicycle bell and slowly overtake them. We avoid paths with heavy pedestrian traffic altogether. Take nature into account: We do not leave refuse behind.

b.The braking distance should be half of the total distance visible: We ride at a controlled pace, are ready to brake and maintain a braking distance half as long as the total distance visible, especially in curves, because we always have to count on obstacles on the path. Damage to the path, stones, branches, wood piles, grazing livestock, cattle grids, barriers, tractor-type forestry machines and authorised vehicles pose dangers that we need to be ready for.

c.Don’t drink and drive!: Do not drink alcohol when mountain biking. Take care at stop-off points (dealing with bike racks, dirty shoes or clothing).

It is obligatory to provide first aid!

d.Marked routes, closed paths and blockades: Keep to the marked routes, observe the blockades and accept that these roads are primarily for agricultural and forestry use!

Blockades can often not be avoided and are in your own interest. Biking beyond the intended path and outside of opening times is punishable and turns us into illegal bikers.

e.We are guests in the forest and behave accordingly, including vis-à-vis forestry and hunting staff. Whilst mountain biking, mobile telephones and music players are forbidden! Biking requires your full attention.

f.Avoid unnecessary noise. Out of consideration to the animals living in the wild, we only bike during full daylight. As a principle, we always wear our helmet (even when riding uphill)! Don’t forget emergency supplies: We always have a repair set and bandages along.

g.Don’t overestimate your skills: We should not overdo it when it comes to biking technique and physical fitness. Take the level of difficulty posed by the route into consideration and make a precise estimate of your experience and skills as a biker (braking, bell, lights)!

h.Close gates: We approach grazing livestock at a walking pace and close every gate behind us. We should avoid causing escape and panic reactions in the animals. Nothing stands in the way of the fun and athletic challenge in the mountains and forests!

i.Traffic rules: The general traffic rules (StVO) apply for all the mountain biking routes and we adhere to them. Our bike therefore needs to be in perfect technical condition and equipped in line with the traffic rules, including brakes, a bell and lights. We inspect and service our mountain bikes regularly anyway.

 

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Tour-Details

Starting place: 4575 Roßleithen
Destination: 8933 Weißenbach an der Enns

duration: 8h 31m
length: 67,9 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 1.865m
Altitude difference (downhill): 2.006m

Lowest point: 508m
Highest point: 1.301m
difficulty: medium
condition: very difficult
panoramic view: Dreamtour

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