Comfortable hiking tour to the Gerstreitalm, where you can start directly from the village center of Grossarl.
Distance 8.8 km
Highest point1,575 m
Lowest point890 m
The way "Hertas Rast" through the forest starts directly in the village center of Grossarl. This way got its name because the name of the wife of tourism pioneers in Grossarl were Herta and Grete. Therefore the way was named after Herta. There is also a hiking path which is called Gretchen Ruhe. After the forest you hike on alpine meadows to the Gerstreitalm. Children find there paradise at the playground. And all the hikers are spoiled with self-made delicacies such as bread, butter, cheese or bacon.
You can reach the Gerstreialm also via the Heugathalm. There you hike along the forestry road.
You can reach the Gerstreitalm also if the weather is bad.
OPTION I: You start directly in Grossarl and hike on the path nr. 17 (Hertas Rast) to the Vorderstadluck farm (about 1 h, it is also possible to go to Vorderstadluck by car or by hiking taxi). Then you take the way nr. 65. Further you take the way nr. 65A where the paths cross each other. You stay on this way to the Gerstreitalm, 1,575 m (about 3/4 h from Vorderstadluck).
OPTION II: The start is the same as in option I. however, then you take the path no. 65, then the forestry road no. 66 to the Gerstreitalm, 1,575 m (approx. 1 h from Vorderstadluck).
OPTION III: You go by car on the Rosensteinweg to the parking space. Then you hike up the forestry road (no. 66) to the Heugathalm, 1,235 m (approx. 1/2 h) and further on the same route to the Gerstreitalm, 1,575 m (approx. 1 1/2 h).