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Abtenau: Postalm circular trail 3

Hiking route · Region Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut
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Trail marking: 20

Length: 5 km / 250 Hm
Walking time: 2 hours
Difficulty: Easy

moderate
Distance 9.1 km
2:00 h
407 m
388 m
1,597 m
1,209 m

leisurely walk in the largest alpine pasture of Austria Postalm.

Author’s recommendation

The detour to Wieserhörndl (1603 m) promises a great view of Lake Wolfgang.

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Tourismusverband Abtenau
Update: August 11, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,597 m
Lowest point
1,209 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Track types

Asphalt 1.36%Dirt road 14.13%Forested/wild trail 31.28%Path 53.20%
Asphalt
0.1 km
Dirt road
1.3 km
Forested/wild trail
2.8 km
Path
4.8 km
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Rest stops

Wieslerhütte(Postalm)
Hut "Erlbachhütte" 1.400 m - hut holiday SalzburgerLand
Inn/Hut "Postalmhütte" - Postalm
Hut/Inn "Wieslerhütte" - Postalm
Hutt/Inn "Scharfbergblickhütte" - Postalm
Hut/Inn "Huberhütte" - Postalm

Safety information

No specific safety measures required

Tips and hints

Refreshments:
Wieslerhütte (hut), Tel. +43 6137/6131

Schafbergblick hut, Tel. +43 6137/6107, www.schafbergblick.at

Erlbachhütte (hut), Tel. +43 664/2441944

Postalmhütte (hut), Tel. +43 664/3225026 www.postalmhuette.at

The seasonal opening times of the huts are available from the TVB Abtenau, Tel. 06243/4040.

www.abtenau-info.at

Start

Postalm car park 3 (1,317 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.662475, 13.432507
DMS
47°39'44.9"N 13°25'57.0"E
UTM
33T 382312 5279977
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Destination

Postalm car park 3

Turn-by-turn directions

From the end of car park hike out to the huts at the Wiesleralm. Here, good hikers are rewarded by a detour (2km/250vm) to the top of the Wieslerhorn (1603m). Downhill via the Thoralm to the Wieslerbach, with a footbridge bringing you to high pastures that surround the Postalmhütte and the Postalm Chapel. From there you can make your way back to your starting point.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

With the bus to "Abtenau town center". From there in the summer months, every Tuesday and Thursday (in any weather) at 10:10 am drives a bus to the beautiful pasture "Postalm". Return at 04:13 pm and arriving in Abtenau at 04:30 pm. Total price with guest card: € 5,50.

Getting there

Directions from the center: The Postalm is accessible via the panoramic toll road from Abtenau. Twice a week the Postalm is approached also by a hikers bus. Timetables are available at the tourist office.

Parking

Public, grazing livestock Secure parking (P3)

Coordinates

DD
47.662475, 13.432507
DMS
47°39'44.9"N 13°25'57.0"E
UTM
33T 382312 5279977
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Hiking map and hiking book Tennengau, Lammertal & Salzachtal, scale 1:40.000 (available at TVB Abtenau)

Author’s map recommendations

Hiking map and hiking book Tennengau, Lammertal & Salzachtal, scale 1:40.000 (available at TVB Abtenau)

Equipment

appropriate hiking clothes, hiking boots


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.1 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
407 m
Descent
388 m
Highest point
1,597 m
Lowest point
1,209 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Summit route

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