Hiking route Small Zirbitzkogel circuit - Touren-Impression #1 | © Tourismusverband Murau Hiking route Small Zirbitzkogel circuit - Touren-Impression #1 | © Tourismusverband Murau

Small Zirbitzkogel circuit

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From the Tonnerhütte, the hike leads to the summit of the Zirbitzkogel - one of the most beautiful view mountains in Styria.
The summit of the Zirbitzkogel offers an impressive panorama that ranges from the picturesque peaks of the Karawanken, the Julian Alps to the Niederen and Hohe Tauern (Großglockner) and the Dachstein area. Chamois, deer, roe deer, marmots and mandy bird species cavort on the extensive alpine pastures. The alp is grazed by cattle, sheep and horses from June to September.

Characteristics

Skill
Fitness

Best season

January
February
March
April
November
December

The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
10,3 km
Route
5:15 h
Time
843 hm
Uphill
843 hm
Downhill
2396 m
Highest point

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Arrival from Germany

From Munich via the A8 in the direction of Salzburg. From Salzburg on the A10 Tauern freeway to St. Michael im Lungau. Take the B96 to Tamsweg, then continue on the B95 to Predlitz. The B97 leads via Stadl an der Mur to Murau. There in the traffic circle direction St. Lambrecht to the Murau train station and further direction St. Lambrecht. Via Laßnitz near Murau you reach St. Lambrecht, which is already is the nature park. Continue towards Mariahof, there to Neumarkt, after Neumarkt an St. Marein turn left towards Mühlen. Follow the main road, then turn left to Mühlen to the village center. Behind the restaurant Hirschenwirt turn right towards Tonnerhütte. From there approx. 5,5km to the Tonnerhütte.

Arrival from Oberösterreich/Hungary

At the freeway junction in St. Michael bei Leoben take the S36 in the direction Klagenfurt. Pass Knittelfeld and Judenburg until Scheifling. In Scheifling continue in the direction of Klagenfurt to Neumarkt, via Unzmarkt and Perchau am Sattel you reach Neumarkt. Drive throught Neumarkt and St. Marein, then turn left towards Mühlen. Follow the main road, then turn left to Mühlen to the village center. Behind the restaurant Hirschenwirt turn right towards Tonnerhütte. From there approx. 5.5km to the Tonnerhütte.

Arrival from Italy

Via Klagenfurt on the S37 past St. Veit an der Glan, Treibach and Friesach. In Friesach continue towards Vienna, via Dürnstein andWildbad towards Neumarkt. After the Klamm and shortly before St. Marein turn right towards Mühlen. Follow the main road, then turn left to Mühlen. Behind the restaurant Hirschenwirt turn right towards the Tonnerhütte. From there about 5.5 km to the Tonnerhütte.

From the Tonnerhütte (1,600m) you walk along the Panoramaweg to the Herterhöhe (1,800m) and continue following the markings to the Zirbitzkogel (2,396 m). From there you walk to the summit of the neighboring mountain Scharfes Eck (2,364 m). The descent is via the well-marked path to the Tonnerhütte.
With the BusBahmBim app from Verbundlinie, timetable information has never been easier: all bus, train and streetcar 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.

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Parking lParking spaces are available directly at the Tonnerhütte (Attention: chargeable!)
The ideal time for this tour is from May to October. Information brochures are available at the various information offices.

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What the weather will be like

Obdach (868m)

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Dry and sunny throughout the day with hardly any clouds.
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very sunny
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Dry and sunny throughout the day with hardly any clouds.
20.06.2024
sunny
16°C 27°C
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sunny
16°C 30°C
22.06.2024
very sunny
14°C 23°C
Naturpark-Bank | © Alpengasthof Moser - ArisMedia

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