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Hohenstein traverse on 09 May 2020

organized by Roger Starkie  contact organizer

Title :
Hohenstein traverse
Date :
Sat 09.05.2020
Type of event :
Hike, 1 day
Organized by :
Roger Starkie
Description :

A traverse of the Hohenstein, south of St. Pölten. A reasonably long, but technically easy hike with a total of approx 1000m of elevation and some steep sections. With views of the Ötscher to the south and if the weather is good, as far as the Tote Gebirge towards the west. Lunch hut (Otto Kandler Haus) at the top (if there is room for us!)

Schrambach – Hohenstein – Kirchberg an der Pielach

Note: In the case of bad weather on Sat 9th, the event may be moved to Sun 10th.

Technical requirements :
T1, I can move myself surefootedly on trails and narrow foot-paths
Physical requirements :
K2, 4-7 hours / day; up and down
Duration in hours and
elevation gain :
6hrs, 1000m
Max. altitude in metres :
Equipment :
Normal equipment for hiking in the spring. Good boots, snacks and drinks, warm waterproof clothing.
Transport Details :

Travel by train. Car transport not possible, as it is not a round trip. Transport details and meeting point will be communicated to registered participants a day or two before the trip.

Max participants :
Registration until :
Map :
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