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Gscheideggkogel

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This beautiful ski tour impresses especially with a varied route and the Devil's Gorge.
moderate
Distance 11.4 km
3:00 h
989 m
989 m
1,788 m
969 m
In the rear Johnsbachtal valley, north-east of the Leobner, there is a rather inconspicuous but promising ski touring mountain - the Gscheideggkogel. From the Ebnerklamm car park, which is the starting point of the famous Johnsbacher Almenrunde in summer, the mostly continuously groomed ascent route first leads along the forest road through the famous and worth seeing Ebner or Teufelsklamm gorge. Behind the gorge, the route leads over the toboggan run, soon we turn left and it goes alternately through the forest and in sections again on forest roads towards the summit. The last 200 metres of the summit slope are quite demanding, but they are worth it for the view of the snow-covered Gesäuse mountains and the guaranteed fun on the way down.

Author’s recommendation

At the starting points of the NP ski tours there are devices to check the function of your avalanche transceiver!

There are also information boards and flyers with the exact route description at the starting points!

Toureninfos auf NP-Gesäuse

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Author
Tourismusverband Gesäuse
Update: December 13, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Gcheideggkogel, 1,788 m
Lowest point
Ebneralm Parkplatz, 969 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Track types

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Rest stops

Gasthof Kölblwirt

Safety information

Certain passages are steep and require the use of hairpin bends. And despite the low altitude and the route through the forest, it is imperative that you observe the avalanche warning levels!

Emergency call mountain rescue: 140

 

Safety in alpine terrain

The usual dangers of the mountains - falling rocks, weather-related falls, danger of falling - are exacerbated in winter above all by the danger of avalanches. This poses a challenge for beginners and professionals alike. Being able to assess the avalanche situation requires thorough preparation and years of experience. Therefore, please observe the principles of safe touring. Indispensable are in any case:

 

Good tour planning (route, avalanche situation report, weather report, weather stations).

Complete equipment

Stay on the route

Minimising the risk

Respect for the rules of nature conservation and thus protect the sensitive nature in the Gesäuse National Park!

Tips and hints

Webcam Gscheideggkogel

Measurement data Gscheideggkogel (snow depths, wind speed, etc.)

 

Gesäuse Tourist Office

Hauptstraße 35, 8911 Admont, Austria

Phone +43 (0) 3613 21160-10

Email: info@gesaeuse.at

www.gesaeuse.at

 

Gesaeuse National Park GmbH

Weng 2, AT-8913 Admont, Austria

Tel. +43(0) 3613 211 60-20

Email: info@nationalpark-gesaeuse.at

www.nationalpark-gesaeuse.at

Start

Parkplatz Ebnerklamm (969 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.527019, 14.643281
DMS
47°31'37.3"N 14°38'35.8"E
UTM
33T 473148 5263794
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Destination

Parkplatz Ebnerklamm

Turn-by-turn directions

At the beginning of the forest road and in sections in the area of the gorge, you should be prepared for rough spots that can cause unnecessary scratches on the skiing surface during the subsequent descent. First you follow the forest road through the famous and worth seeing Ebner or Devil's Gorge. Behind the gorge, the route leads over the toboggan run, soon we turn left and it goes alternately through the forest and in sections again on forest roads towards the summit. If you follow the signs into the forest, you will soon reach a clearing via a small steep step. A little later, the tracked path follows a forest road for a longer section, whose forest areas on the left (east) are habitat for grouse and therefore may not be entered (corresponding signs clearly indicate this). At the end of the forest road, you reach a flat ridge in a short steep section and come directly to the beginning of the summit slope. Follow the tracks in a south-easterly direction past a weather station and up several hairpin bends to the summit cross (1788 m).

 

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Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

www.oebb.at

www.busbahnbim.at

Getting there

A9 Phyrnautobahn to exit Ardning/Admont and from there past Frauenberg, approx. 10 km to Admont. Via the B146 (Gesäuse Bundesstraße) from the west into the Gesäuse.

Or via Leoben, Vordernberg and Eisenerz to Hieflau and from there via B146 in a westerly direction into the Gesäuse.

A1 Westautobahn to exit Ybbs and from there south through Scheibbs, Lunz am See, Göstling an der Ybbs and Palfau to Hieflau. From there take the B146 in a westerly direction to the Gesäuse.

 

In the National Park there is only one intersection worth mentioning, namely the one into the Johnsbachtal (coming from Admont after approx. 11 km and coming from Hieflau after approx. 15 km). Follow this road (L743) about 10 km into the valley. Go through Johnsbach past the famous Kölbwirt inn until you reach the Ebnerklamm car park (with information boards) on the left.

Parking

Through Johnsbach past the famous Kölbwirt inn until you reach the Zeiringeralm car park (with information boards) at the end of the road on the left after the Ebnerklamm car park. 

Coordinates

DD
47.527019, 14.643281
DMS
47°31'37.3"N 14°38'35.8"E
UTM
33T 473148 5263794
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Carto.at Wander- Rad- & Skitourenkarte Nr 801 "Nationalpark Gesäuse", 1: 35 000

Kompass Karten "Nationalpark Gesäuse" Nr. 206, M 1 : 25 000

Alpenvereinskarte - Gesäuse und Ennstaler Alpen, Blatt 16. 1 :25 000

Equipment

 

Ski touring and avalanche equipment, as well as a ski touring backpack with appropriate contents (water bottle, hiking map, snack, etc.). You should also be well prepared for a change in the weather.

 

Certain passages are steep and require the use of hairpin bends. And despite the low altitude and the route through the forest, it is imperative that you observe the avalanche warning levels!


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Klaus A. Dietrich 
December 16, 2018 · Community
Vorsicht: die auf der Karte eingezeichnete Abfahrtsroute ist mit Schi so nicht möglich! Im oberen Teil würde man durch die gesperrte Zone (Schneehühner) fahren und der unteren Teil, nach der Kölblalm ist mit Schi nicht möglich! (viel zu steil!) Am besten die Abfahrtsspur gleich der Aufstiegsspur!
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Christian Lieb
November 02, 2017 · Community
freue mich schon diese Tour im Winter zu gehen, Beschreibung ist schon mal TOP!
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.4 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
989 m
Descent
989 m
Highest point
1,788 m
Lowest point
969 m
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