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Murau - Frauenalpe

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Challenging route that requires a lot of endurance and fitness. However, all efforts are rewarded with the view of the Frauenalpe.
This wonderful mountain bike tour with distant views of the Niedere Tauern, Gurktal Alps and Karawanken begins in the district capital Murau and leads to the 1,997m high Murau local mountain, the Frauenalpe.

Due to the difficulty, this tour is only recommended for advanced mountain bikers.

Characteristics

Skill
Fitness
Experience
Scenery

Best season

January
February
March
April
November
December

The tour in numbers

challenging
Level of difficulty
11,7 km
Route
3:10 h
Time
1189 hm
Uphill
2 hm
Downhill
1995 m
Highest point
807 m
Lowest point

Map & downloads

More information

Coming from Judenburg via Unzmarkt to Scheifling. Keep right here towards Murau. Keep left at the double roundabout in Murau.

Coming from Tamsweg via Ranten (or Stadl an der Mur) keep right at the double roundabout in Murau.

From the information pavilion in the Murau city park further across the Schlatting, follow the signs on the asphalted Frauenalpestraße uphill for about 9 kilometers to the large parking lot at the Murauerhütte. This is the start of the actual mountain bike route. From the Murauerhütte (1,583m) you cycle along the marked and signposted path past the cheese dairy hut (not managed) to the Bernhard Fest Hut (not managed) until you reach the summit cross. At the summit you can enjoy the fantastic all-round view.

The way back takes place on the route already known from the way there.

  • Take a break at the Apollonia Chapel just below the summit and enjoy the wonderful view
  • The panoramic board at the summit with a limitless all-round view describes the surrounding mountains
  • On the way back from the summit you can stop at the Murauer Hütte
With the BusBahmBim app from the composite line, timetable information is easier than ever before: all bus, train and tram connections in Austria can be queried by entering locations and/or addresses, stops or important points. The app is available as a free app for smartphones (Android, iOS) - on Google Play and in the App Store.

ÖBB www.oebb.at | Styria connection line www.busbahnbim.at 

Public parking spaces in the city of Murau, as well as near the Murau city park (note the parking duration of the individual spaces).
The ideal time for this tour is from April to October.

Gallery

What the weather will be like

St. Georgen am Kreischberg (851m)

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Naturpark-Bank | © Alpengasthof Moser - ArisMedia

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