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from castle Kaiserau auf Lahngangkogel, Klinkehütte , Admonter Kalbling mit Sparafeld, Riffel, Kreuzkogel, Hahnstein

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Possibility of exit to many crossings: Johnsbach, Gaishorn, Admont. Overnight stay possibilities on Klinkehütte or Mödlingerhütte.

Mountain hike with different requirements from "easy" to "sure-footed and free from giddiness".

The idyllic high valley of the Kaiserau is a meeting place for young and old in summer and winter.

The name "Kaiserau" comes from a medieval sway named Chaeserowe, so it has to do with cheese production. The summer dairy of the Admont Monastery used to be one of the largest in Styria. The building, which was converted into a hunting lodge in the 18th century, accommodated high-ranking guests who could enjoy this peaceful mountain landscape.

Characteristics

Technique
Level of fitness
Result
Scenery

Best season

January
February
March
April
November
December

The tour in numbers

challenging
Level of difficulty
18,3 km
Route
5:45 h
Duration
2560 hm
Ascent
2560 hm
Descent
2158 m
Highest point
1124 m
Lowest point

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Via the mountain road Admont - Kaiserau or Trieben/ Rottenmann - Kaiserau.
Starting point is the Kaiserau car park. We follow the marked hiking trail over the Wagenbänkalm - Lahngangkogel to the Klinkehütte. This section is easy to master and also suitable as a family hike.

From now on it becomes more demanding. We leave the lovely alpine pasture area and walk on the rugged rock. The Admonter Kalbling is relatively easy to conquer in about 2 hours from the Klinkehütte; the transition to the Sparafeld is extremely rewarding, especially with regard to the breathtaking views of the rugged mountain world of the Gesaeuse mountains, but requires surefootedness.

The most difficult part of the round tour is the transition over the riffles to the Kreuzkogel. Here, at lofty heights, absolute surefootedness and a head for heights are required!

The descent from the Kreuzkogel is again easier to master, the view into the upper Enns valley is magnificent. Even if we still want to conquer the last summit of the tour, the Hahnstein, this requires our full concentration again for a few minutes, because we have to overcome the last meters of the vertical rock face to the summit of the Hahnstein on metal bars.

Via the Scheiblegger Hochalm, past the bizarre rock formation of the "3 Monks" we hike back to our starting point in Kaiserau.

Spending a night at the Klinkehütte and not managing everything in one day!
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Large car park on the Kaiserau
Tourismusverband Gesäuse

Hauptstraße 35, 8911 Admont, Österreich

Tel. +43 (0) 3613 21160 10

Email: info@gesaeuse.at

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What the weather will be like

Trieben (710m)

Morning
-7°C
5%
5 km/h
Noon
-2°C
65%
10 km/h
Night
-4°C
25%
7 km/h
Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snowfall around noon, then the clouds will break up.
Morning
-8°C
0%
7 km/h
Noon
-3°C
0%
7 km/h
Night
-3°C
25%
6 km/h
Clear in the early morning, later rather cloudy with slight chance of sunny spells.
09.12.2021
-5°C 0°C
10.12.2021
-6°C -1°C
11.12.2021
-6°C 0°C

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