Alpine Club Vienna: Hiking in Austria

Easy winter hike: Heiligenkreuz to Weissenbach via Peilstein on 30 January 2022

organized by Roger Starkie  contact organizer

Title :
Easy winter hike: Heiligenkreuz to Weissenbach via Peilstein
Date :
Sun 30.01.2022
Type of event :
Hike, 1 day
Organized by :
Roger Starkie
Description :

An easy one day hike of about 15km with about 500 metres of ascent.  We can start off with a coffee in Heiligenkreuz if we want, then lunch at the hut on the Peilstein, and finally a descent to the train station in Weissenbach, where there are trains back to Vienna every hour.

Hike will only take place if the conditions are nice for hiking.  If the weather forecast is bad for Sunday but good for Saturday, there may be an option to move the hike forward a day.

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 :
approx 4-5 hrs hiking time, 500m of ascent
Max. altitude in metres :
700
Equipment :
Depending on the snow/ice conditions Grödel (spikes) might be useful. Take warm and waterproof clothing, depending on the weather forecast, and a few snacks and hot and optionally cold drinks.
Transport Details :

We will travel to Heiligenkreuz by train and bus, then return by train. All details will be sent to registered participants.

Max participants :
10
Registration until :
2022-01-27
Map :
 
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