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Knofeleben via Mittagsstein on 10 April 2016

organized by Roger Starkie  

Title :
Knofeleben via Mittagsstein
Date :
Sun 10.04.2016
Type of event :
Hike, 1 day
Organized by :
Roger Starkie
Description :

Starting from Hirschwang at the entrance to the Höllental, the valley between the Rax and the Schneeberg, we will walk up a very steep unmarked trail to the peak of the Mittagsstein, then continue along flatter trails to the Knofeleben, where we will have lunch. From here we will descend via the "Eng" to Payerbach railway station.

If the weather is not suitable for this tour (e.g. due to snow), either an alternative route will be chosen, or the hike will be cancelled or rescheduled.

Maximum group size: 10 Persons.

Good fitness due to the steep ascent is necessary for this hike.

Technical requirements :
T2, Rough areas, broken rocks and boulder fields are not a problem for me. I am sure-footed and free of dizziness
Physical requirements :
K2, 4-7 hours / day; up and down
Duration in hours and
elevation gain :
About 7 hours of hiking with about 900m of elevation gain
Max. altitude in metres :
Equipment :
Usual equipment for alpine hiking - including strong hiking boots, warm and waterproof clothing, drinks and snacks.
Transport Details :

Public or private transport is possible.  If not enough car places are possible, trains and buses should be possible.  Detailed info of meeting times and transport details will be given to registered participants.

Max participants :
Registration until :
Map :
ÖK25 Schneeberg und Rax
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