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Großer Buchstein normal trail

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The Großer Buchstein is that solitary, massively towering mountain which first catches the eye of anyone approaching the Gesäuse from Admont. The destination of the tour - the Buchsteinhaus - is the ideal starting point for all tours (including climbing tours) on the Buchstein.
The Buchsteinhaus, which was rebuilt on the same site in 2010, is located on the south side of the Buchsteinstock in the Ennstal Alps.

Since 1924, the refuge, which was built by the Nature Friends of Steyr, has offered accommodation for Gesäuse and mountain enthusiasts of all ages.

Since 2021, the hut has been looked after by the Bad Ischl Nature Friends. The hut is on the way to the ascent of the Großer Buchstein (2,224 m) and the St. Gallener Spitze (2,144 m).

The summit and hut deserve to be conquered. The ascent to the Buchsteinhaus is suitable for young and maturing alpinists if they have a good basic level of fitness. The Buchsteinhaus is also a waymarker on the Gesäuse circular hut trail.

The accommodation is divided into three 12-bed dormitories, one 8-bed dormitory and one 6-bed dormitory. The shower is closed when there is a lack of water.

Characteristics

Technique
Level of fitness
Result
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Best season

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The tour in numbers

challenging
Level of difficulty
13,0 km
Route
6:00 h
Duration
950 hm
Ascent
950 hm
Descent
1522 m
Highest point
576 m
Lowest point

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What the weather will be like

Admont (635m)

Morning
14°C
5%
5 km/h
Noon
24°C
25%
5 km/h
Night
20°C
15%
0 km/h
Early clouds will clear to leave the region with a dry and sunny day.
Morning
15°C
0%
5 km/h
Noon
25°C
15%
5 km/h
Night
19°C
65%
5 km/h
Sunny in the morning, but increasingly cloudy during the day. Showers will be possible towards evening.
16.08.2022
14°C 27°C
17.08.2022
13°C 30°C
18.08.2022
15°C 29°C

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