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Geological trail

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The geological trail with its length of 12 kilometers reaches from Baierdorf to the Sölkpass.
The geological trail explains in a particularly comprehensible way, on the basis of 24 stations, numerous impressive terrain forms and geological as well as landscape-forming processes from the starting points S7 in Baierdorf up to the Sölkpasshöhe. The geological trail is an easily hikable path that can be divided into several stages.

Characteristics

Skill
Fitness

Best season

January
February
March
April
October
November
December

The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
12,5 km
Route
4:00 h
Time
897 hm
Uphill
1789 m
Highest point

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More information

Coming from Judenburg via Unzmarkt to Scheifling. Turn right here and drive to Murau. In Katsch an der Mur keep right againd and drive along the road to Baierdorf.

Coming from Tamsweg via Ranten (or Stadl an der Mur) keep left towards Schöder. After Schöder turn left and drive the road to Baierdorf.

With the starting point in Baierdorf/restaurant Neuwirt at the starting point S7 you cross the state road into the village Baierdorf. Go straight ahead to the bridge and turn left in the direction of "Augustinercross/Augustinerbründl". Continue along this gravel road past the newly built barrier to the first waterfall until you reach the second barrier and second waterfall. Follow the way up to the Augustinercross. There you can have a rest and refreshment. Cross the road, cross the bridge, keep left and follow the gravel road (2-3km) to the edge of the forest. Go trough the forest until you reach the mountain road. Go up the asphalt road to the Kreuzerhütte. Follow the road or the mule tracks up to the pass.
There is a refreshment stop at:
  • Neuwirt, Baierdorf
  • Dorferhütte, Sölkpass
  • Kreuzerhütte, Sölkpass
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Parking spaces are available at the Gasthof Neuwirt.
The ideal time for this geological trail is from May to September. Information brochueres are available at the various information offices.

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What the weather will be like

Schöder (893m)

Morning
foggy
16°C
85%
5 km/h
Noon
weather.icon.66
19°C
85%
0 km/h
Night
weather.icon.93
18°C
85%
5 km/h
Rain, rain, and rain again. Also a chance of thunderstorms towards evening.
Morning
slightly cloudy
15°C
0%
0 km/h
Noon
very sunny
26°C
35%
5 km/h
Night
sunny
22°C
40%
5 km/h
Rather sunny weather during the day with clouds mainly in the morning and towards the evening
22.07.2024
rainy
14°C 25°C
23.07.2024
rainy
13°C 24°C
24.07.2024
slightly cloudy
11°C 21°C
Naturpark-Bank | © Alpengasthof Moser - ArisMedia

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