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Cross-country skiing trail in Aschbach (classic and skating)

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The Aschbachloipe is a very sunny trail, easy to ski - also ideal for beginners!
The trail leads from the Pension Bieber to the Rotsohlgraben with a wonderful view of the Hohe Veitsch and then loops back to the inn.

Characteristics

Skill
Fitness
Experience
Scenery

Best season

March
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October
November

The tour in numbers

easy
Level of difficulty
3,2 km
Route
0:45 h
Time
27 hm
Uphill
27 hm
Downhill
861 m
Highest point
837 m
Lowest point

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More information

Coming from Graz

take the A9 Phyrnautobahn north, then S35 Brucker Schnellstraße and S6 Semmering Schnellstraße to Kapfenberg exit, then B20 (Mariazeller Bundesstraße) approx. 40 km north (signpost).

Alternative: S6 to exit St. Marein and then over the Pogusch to Turnau and from Au on the B20 to Mariazell.

Coming from Vienna

take the A1 Westautobahn to the St. Pölten Süd exit, then take the B20 (Mariazeller Bundesstraße) 76 km south, either via Annaberg and Josefsberg, or in Freiland turn left from the B20 onto the B21 and continue via Hohenberg and St. Aegyd through Halltal and Mariazell towards Gußwerk.

Alternative: Südautobahn A2 and S6 Semmering expressway to Mürzzuschlag, then via Neuberg and Mürzsteg on the L113 via Niederalpl to Aschbach. 

Approach to the entry point:in Gußwerk continue on the B20 to Wescheid - turn left in the direction of Niederalpl/Mürzzuschlage - the entry point is in Aschbach opposite the Bieber-Schöggl guesthouse.

We start in Aschbach at the Pension Bieber and ride in the direction of Rotsohlgraben, then in loops back to Aschbach.

Then we have to cross the road once and ride along the beautiful landscape to the beginning of Aschbach and back to our starting point.

Next stop: Gasthof Maurer in Wegscheid
Coming from Vienna

Option 1: Postbus from Vienna main station to Mariazell, from there by cab to Aschbach

Option 2: ÖBB or Westbahn to St. Pölten, then change to the Mariazellerbahn to St. Sebastian, from there by cab to Aschbach 

Coming from Graz

Take the train from Graz to Kapfenberg station, then change to bus line 170 to Mariazell. 

Timetables Verbund line from and to Mariazell

Timetable information Mariazellerbahn

Timetable information ÖBB

 

Further information can be found on the homepage of ÖBB(Tel.: +43 (0)5/1717), the homepage of Mariazellerbahn (Tel.: +43 (0)2742/360 990-99) and on the homepage of Steirischer Verkehrsverbund (Tel.: +43 (0) 50 6 7 8 9 10).

 

In addition, local cab operators offer "door-to-door" transportation of guests from Vienna to Mariazell on a case-by-case basis. 

Overview of the cab companies:   

Cab Hinterecker, Tel.: 0676/640 15 40   

Cab Orttenburger, Tel.: 0664/51 29 651   

Cab Scheucher, Tel.: 0664/48 37 688

at the Pension Bieber-Schöggl
Tourism Association Hochsteiermark - Office Mariazeller Land, Tel.: +43 3882 2366

tourismus@hochsteiermark.at

www.hochsteiermark.at

Further information on the current condition of the trails:

Mr. Günther Leodolter, Tel.: 0664/42 66 388

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What the weather will be like

Mariazell (860m)

Morning
-6°C
65%
10 km/h
Noon
-2°C
15%
5 km/h
Night
-6°C
0%
5 km/h
A sunny day after snow showers dying away in the early morning.
Morning
-11°C
0%
5 km/h
Noon
-5°C
0%
5 km/h
Night
-8°C
0%
5 km/h
Rather cloudy in the morning, then sunny spells will develop gradually.
07.02.2023
-13°C -1°C
08.02.2023
-11°C -3°C
09.02.2023
-11°C -1°C

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