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Grossarl: Unterwandalm - Karseggalm - Breitenebenalm

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  • Breitenebenalm, 1.420 m
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Unhurried round tour from the Unterwandalm to the Karseggalm and the Breitenebenalm.
moderate
10 km
3:45 h
461 m
587 m

From the Sonneggbrücke you have the choice if you hike up the way or you take the short-cuts through the forsest to the Unterwandalm. Sometimes on this hut the "Hirter" (this is the man, who is responsible for the mountain hut) plays his harmonica. In the meantime you can enjoy your snack with self-made delicacies and the children can play on the playground or they enjoy the chilren's zoo.

From the Unterwandalm you hike nearly on the same altitude to the Karseggalm. This mountain hut is the oldest hut in Grossarltal. It is around 400 years old. There is no electricity in the hut and the floor is out of loam and tree bark. Of course you can taste the self-made products like bread, butter, cheese or a schnaps.

After a break you hike down on the hiking path to the Breitenebenalm. Here you get a wide range of self-made cakes or even an apple strudel.

You can decide if you want to hike down the short-cuts through the forest or you take the way back to the Sonneggbrücke, which is the start point of the tour.

Author’s recommendation

Sun sets on this 3 mountain huts are really awesome!

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Karseggalm, 1603 m
Lowest point
Grossarl - Sonneggbrücke, 1144 m
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Tips, hints and links

Hiking in Grossarltal

Start

Grossarl - Sonneggbrücke (1144 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.277170, 13.237390
DMS
47°16'37.8"N 13°14'14.6"E
UTM
33T 366692 5237472
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Destination

Grossarl - Sonneggbrücke

Turn-by-turn directions

You go by car or hiking taxi on Sonneggweg in the district of Au to the Sonneggbrücke, there is a parking possibility. You hike up the way no. 70 (sometimes there are short-cuts through the forest). On the crossroad "Maurachalm-Unterwandalm" you hike further right on the way no. 70 to the Unterwandalm, 1,600 m (approx. 1 3/4 to 2 h). Further on the path no. 70 to the Karseggalm, 1,603 m (approx. 1/2 h). Descent on the path no. 70 to the Breitenebenalm, 1,420 m (about 3/4 h). Descent on the path no. 70B or an the way no. 70 to the Sonneggbrücke, which is the start point of the tour (about 3/4 h).

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

public bus nr. 540, hiking taxi Grossarltal

Getting there

You go by car or by hiking taxi on the Sonneggweg in the district of Au to the Sonneggbrücke.

Parking

parking possibility at the Sonneggbrücke and the parking space Breitenebenalm

Coordinates

DD
47.277170, 13.237390
DMS
47°16'37.8"N 13°14'14.6"E
UTM
33T 366692 5237472
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

hiking map tappeiner no. 311

Equipment

hiking boots with grip sole, hiking map

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Reviews

4.3
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Manuel Laier
August 08, 2018 · Community
Done at August 08, 2018
Arnd Kornfeld
October 02, 2014 · Community
Schöne Wanderung
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Done at September 16, 2014
Glückliche Schweine auf der Unterenwandalm
Photo: Arnd Kornfeld, Community
Nils Obermiller
August 27, 2011 · Community
Done at August 27, 2011

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Glückliche Schweine auf der Unterenwandalm

Reviews
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10 km
Duration
3:45h
Ascent
461 m
Descent
587 m
Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available Family friendly Insider tip

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