Alpine Club Vienna: Hiking in Austria

Krumbachstein on 13 November 2021

organized by Michaela Potancokova  contact organizer

Title :
Date :
Sat 13.11.2021
Type of event :
Hike, 1 day
Organized by :
Michaela Potancokova
Description :

About 6-7 hour hike to Krumbachstein from either Kaiserbrunn (if the buses start operating through Hollental normally) and down via Eng, or an alternative route up via Eng and down though Waldburgangerhuette back to Payerbach train station. We will stop for some refreshments at Knoferleben hut, but please make sure you take enough fluids and snacks.

It has again snowed in the area, if you have groedel please take them just in case. Pls also take the headlamp (just in case, teh days are gettings short). Hiking poles, gaters, warm clothers, sturdy ankle boots, and other usual winter hiking equipment.

the proposed route:

3G 2G rules apply as we will eat in the hut. Please make sure you have your certificate with you to show at the hut.

In case of bad weather the hike may be postponed to Sunday, other weekend or cancelled at discretion of organiser.

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 :
6-7 hours, 1100m
Max. altitude in metres :
Equipment :
hiking boots, hiking poles, gaters, small crampons (groedel); head lamp
Transport Details :

by public transport, 7.25 train from Vienna

Max participants :
Registration until :
Map :
Schneeberg - Wienere Hausberge
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