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Long Distance Hiking Stage

Dachstein circular hiking trail 5th stage

Long Distance Hiking · Schladming-Dachstein
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  • Wandern am Dachstein
    / Wandern am Dachstein
    Photo: Raffalt, TVB Schladming Dachstein
  • Viehbergalm - Ritzingerhütte
    / Viehbergalm - Ritzingerhütte
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    Photo: OOE-Tourismus, TVB Schladming Dachstein
Map / Dachstein circular hiking trail 5th stage
1200 1500 1800 2100 m km 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 Gasthof Steiner Brunnerhütte Brandalm Viehbergalm Hochmühleck Goseritzalm

From Steinerhaus am Stoderzinken via Notgasse and the summit of Hochmühleck to Steinitzenalm.

difficult
16.6 km
6:30 h
544 m
1365 m

The last part of the stage tour, which is still connected with steep ascents and descents. This stage leads us further into the valley. Here we find ourselves in a very busy area with several hiking trails. 

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1834 m
Lowest point
995 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

This tour leads to alpine heights, so you should expect sudden weather changes. 

Equipment

sturdy shoes, rainproof clothing, rucksack, enough supplies, sleeping bag if necessary

Tips, hints and links

Sections of this stage are part of the northern route of the long-distance hiking trail "From glacier to wine".

Start

Steinerhaus - Stoderzinkne (1819 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.457958, 13.813420
UTM
33T 410563 5256739

Destination

Steinitzenalm

Turn-by-turn directions

We go downhill from the Gasthof Steinerhaus and continue along path 618. We walk over big roots and uneven ground until to our right, below the Kimpflingsattel, there is a turnoff to the Notgasse of path 618. Here we have to take a close look, as the turnoff is signposted, but still easy to miss. From here we walk about 30 minutes to the actual Notgasse, an impressive gorge with up to 60m high rock faces and historical rock carvings. We follow the path through the gorge until we reach a forest path that we follow up to Brandalm. We continue along the path past the Viehbergalm into the forest - this section is also called "Bettlersteig". The path leading on is marked as a Dachstein circular hiking trail and leads over the summit of Hochmühleck and over the Goseritzalm always downhill through the forest to the Steinitzenalm.

Tip: At the Viehbergalm, traditional alpine huts invite you to stop for a bite to eat. The Ritzingerhütte also offers overnight accommodation.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Manfred Prinz 
July 17, 2019 · Community
Die Brunnerhütte ist nicht bewirtschaftet, angeblich schon seit Jahren nicht
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
16.6 km
Duration
6:30 h
Ascent
544 m
Descent
1365 m
Multi-stage tour Scenic With refreshment stops Cultural/historical value Geological highlights Botanical highlights Faunistic highlights

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Highest point
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