Schneeschuhwandern aufs Rossfeld - den Dachstein im Blick | © Tourismusverband Schladming - Katrin Hutegger Schneeschuhwandern aufs Rossfeld - den Dachstein im Blick | © Tourismusverband Schladming - Katrin Hutegger

Snowshoe tour to Rossfeld

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Discover the mountain Hochwurzen also in winter and enjoy the winter landscape of the Schladminger Tauern.

The initial part of the tour ist along an groomed winter walking trail. From Hüttecksattel mountain saddle you then walk through forest and over snow-covered alpine meadows up to Rossfeld. To the top of Hochwurzen you take Gipfelbahn Hochwurzen cable-car to the starting point at Hochwurzenhütte chalet, which is one of two refreshment stops besides Hochwurzenalm chalet. The winter scenery on Hochwurzen and the summit of Rossfeld is breathtaking!

Characteristics

Technique
Level of fitness
Result
Scenery

Best season

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November

The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
3,4 km
Route
2:00 h
Duration
275 hm
Ascent
275 hm
Descent
1919 m
Highest point
1744 m
Lowest point

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More information

From Schladming take provincial highway L722 (Rohrmoosstraße road) to Rohrmoos and at the roundabout continue straight on to the the valley terminal of Hochwurzen cable-car (approximately 5 kms from Schladming).

From Hochwurzen summit,  make our way to the Hochwurzenalm, which lies just a little below. Follow the trail right of Hochwurzenalm and via the "Kleine Wurzen" you walk down to the mountain saddle "Hüttecksattel". From here you start your way up to Rossfeld. The view to the surrounding mountain scenery is breathtaking!

Return route via the same path.

  • For those you want to extend the tour, we recommand to walk south to the peak of Guschen (additional walking time of 1.5 to 2 hour both ways).
  • From December until March the tourist office Schladming offers guided snow shoe  tours every Thursday.
    For details please contact the tourist office: +43 3687 22 777 22 or office@schaldming.com
With the Planai buses from Schladming (Planet-Planai, Lendplatz) or Rohrmoos (Rohrmoos-Zentrum) to the valley terminal of Gipfelbahn Hochwurzen cable-car.

Then take the cable-car to the summit of Hochwurzen.

Parking is available at the valley terminal of Gipfelbahn Hochwurzen cable-car.

Tourist information & guided tours: www.schladming.com

Information about bus schedules: www.planaibus.at

Information about cable-car hours: www.planai.at

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What the weather will be like

Mariazell (860m)

Morning
8°C
75%
5 km/h
Noon
12°C
50%
5 km/h
Night
9°C
40%
5 km/h
Rainfall will end around noon, then the clouds will break up.
Morning
7°C
65%
0 km/h
Noon
8°C
85%
5 km/h
Night
6°C
70%
10 km/h
Rain until the afternoon, then the clouds will break up towards evening.
28.09.2022
3°C 12°C
29.09.2022
5°C 11°C
30.09.2022
5°C 12°C

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