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Vom Bodenbauer zum Sackwiesensee

From Bodenbauer through mixed forest and alpine trail to Häuslalm. Follow the long-distance trail to the nearby Sackwiesenalm and Sackwiesensee.
From Bodenbauer (www.der-bodenbauer.at) take the forest road into the valley to the first fork. Take trail no. 840 into the Sackwald forest; continue steadily uphill. On the northeast side, debris-free foot of the Buchbergkogel to the Häuslalmhütte (www.haeuslalm.at). Its location is ideal as a resting place, base (14 sleeping places) and lookout point. The long-distance trails no. 01/05 connect to the nearby Sackwiesenalm,1458 m, a relaxing place. After a trail crest you reach the hollow with the Sackwiesen lake (the highest but warmest lake in the Hochschwab area). It is romantically situated, surrounded by rustic mountain forest.

Walking time: 2 1/4 hours, Assessment: moderately difficult day hike

Characteristics

Skill
Fitness

Best season

The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
4,9 km
Route
2:15 h
Time
650 hm
Uphill
148 hm
Downhill
1526 m
Highest point

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From the south: Take the S35 to Bruck, from there take the S6 to Kapfenberg and continue on the B20 to Thörl, before the Schachenstein castle ruins turn left onto the municipal road to St. Ilgen and continue to Bodenbauer (end of the valley).From the north: Via Mariazell and the Seeberg on the B20 to Thörl, after the Schachenstein castle ruins turn right onto the municipal road to St. Ilgen and continue to Bodenbauer (end of the valley).From the east: Via Semmering on the S6 to Kapfenberg and continue on the B20 to Thörl, before the Schachenstein castle ruins turn left onto the municipal road to St. Ilgen and continue to Bodenbauer (end of the valley).
Trail conditions: Forest road and marked trails - this tour is basically also suitable for winter!

Refreshment stops: Häuslalmhütte (Tel. 0664/9503352, www.haeuslalm.at - open daily from June 1 to September 15 ( Tuesday day off), from October 15 to May 31 open Thursday to Sunday. Sackwiesenalmhütte (0664/2530369) - open from the beginning of June to September 8.

Difficulty: medium

Special features: This hiking trail combines contrasts - impressive mountain scenery at Bodenbauer and lovely alpine landscapes above.

After the tour, it is worth visiting the Hochschwab Museum at the Bodenbauer (www.hochschwabmuseum.at).
By train to Bruck/Mur or Kapfenberg station and from there by bus to Thörl.Line 171 (Bruck/Mur - Aflenz - Turnau) orLine 172 (Bruck/Mur - Aflenz - Mariazell)Information about train and bus at www.oebb.at and www.verbundlinie.at.

From Thörl to St. Ilgen (there is no public transport here) or to the Bodenbauer with private cab companies.

Regional cab companies:Cab Hochschwabreisen (Tel. 03861/2400), Taxi Gombotz (Tel. 03862/24990) and Taxi Steiner (Tel. 03862/51333 18)

There are marked parking spaces at the Bodenbauer.

Weitere Informationen:Tourismusverband HochsteiermarkTel. +43 (0)3862 55020www.hochsteiermark.at 

Wanderkarte Hochschwab, Veitschalpe, Eisenerz, Bruck/Mur Nr. 041 (Freytag & Berndt, www.freytagberndt.com)  Maßstab 1:50.000 Kompass Wanderkarte Hochschwab – Mariazell Nr. 212 ( www.kompass.at )   Maßstab 1:50.000

Hochschwab - The most beautiful mountain and hiking trails by G. u. L. Auferbauer (Bergverlag Rother, Munich, 2017)

Hiking Experience Hochschwab & Hohe Veitsch by Hans Hödl (KRAL Verlag, Berndorf, 2016)

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What the weather will be like

Tragöß-Sankt Katharein (650m)

Morning
very sunny
18°C
5%
5 km/h
Noon
sunny
27°C
5%
5 km/h
Night
sunny
24°C
25%
5 km/h
The day starts sunny, but will be partly cloudy in the afternoon.
Morning
very sunny
19°C
5%
5 km/h
Noon
sunny
27°C
35%
5 km/h
Night
cloudy
23°C
55%
5 km/h
Sunny in the morning, but increasingly cloudy during the day. Showers will be possible towards evening.
20.07.2024
cloudy
15°C 26°C
21.07.2024
rainy
14°C 28°C
22.07.2024
cloudy
15°C 24°C

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