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Kreischberg

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This leisurely hike starts in St. Georgen, which has won the title of Most Beautiful Flower Village in Styria several times, and heads up the world championship mountain of Kreischberg.
Hike on the Kreischberg from St. Lorenzen, traversing logging roads and alpine meadows. After a short stretch in the Lorenzergraben, the route climbs up towards the Kreischberg. There are some wonderful views of the entire town and valley here. Having walked to the Rieglerhütte (mountain hut), the ski resort unfolds before you in all its glory ‒ a popular place in winter for skiers and snowboarders alike. It is a good idea, and not just for families, to complete the first steep part of the ascent by taking the gondola lift and starting the hike from there. If accompanied by children, you should definitely take a detour to Dinowald to visit its primeval monsters. DiscGolf too offers sporting amusement for the whole family. After an eventful hike, you can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the down-to-earth mountain huts and guest houses before heading down into the valley on foot or by gondola lift.

Characteristics

Skill
Fitness
Experience
Scenery

Best season

January
February
March
April
November
December

The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
23,8 km
Route
8:00 h
Time
1125 hm
Uphill
1125 hm
Downhill
1981 m
Highest point
856 m
Lowest point

Map & downloads

More information

Coming from Judenburg via Unzmarkt to Scheifling. Turn right here and drive via Teufenbacg, Frojach and Murau to St. Georgen ob Murau. Keep left at the “Wandaler” supermarket. Turn right at the railway track. The tourist board office is on the left.

Coming from Tamsweg, drive via Stadl an der Mur to St. Georgen ob Murau. Keep right at the “Wandaler” supermarket. Turn right at the railway track. The tourist board office is on the left.

The ascent begins at the Kreischberg Tourist Information Office by the train station, continuing via the Lorenzergraben to the Kreischberg OAV Trail 130 fork. At this point, continue via the Rosenkranzhube and the Rosenkranzalm until reaching the Rieglerhütte (serviced). From there, we keep to the markers. The route now passes up some of the ski slope to the summit of the Kreischberg. Follow the same route back down to the Rieglerhütte. Alternatively, there is a variant via the Esebeckhütte (approx. 30 minutes longer). We then take the logging road Trail 3 (marked red-yellow) to St. Lorenzen. Alternative descent: along the logging road from the gondola lift mountain station, Trail 3a (marked red-yellow) to St. Lorenzen am Kreischberg.
Kreischberg gondola times, Dinowald and DiscGolf: www.kreischberg.at
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 

Parking spaces are available directly at the tourist association office in St. Lorenzen.

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What the weather will be like

St. Georgen am Kreischberg (851m)

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The day will be dry, but mostly cloudy with occasional sunny spells.
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Mostly cloudy with a few sunny spells. Possibly light occasional rain.
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Naturpark-Bank | © Alpengasthof Moser - ArisMedia

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