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Gründegg, 2.168 mPhoto: Tourismusverband Großarltal, Tourismusverband Großarltal
This mountain tour starts in Ellmautal at the parking space Grund. You hike up on an path first through the forest then through meadows to the Ellmaualm. You pass the Grossellmau-Heimalm, which is closed.
At the Ellmaualm, you can taste self-made delicacies such as bread, butter, cheese, sausages or bacon. There is a playground for the children.
You ascend through magnificient alpine meadows to the mountain ridge. Then you hike along the ridge to the Gründegg. Up there, you have a great panorama view to the surrounding mountains.
Further, you hike along the mountain ridge and descend to the Loosbühelalm. This mountain hut was rebuilt in 2010 after it burnt down. The Loosbühelalm ("Klausalm") is an insider tip for friends of goat's milk and goat's cheese. Here, besides the traditional snack with self-made delicacies (not only goat's milk, also products from cow's milk), there are also hot dishes. Children prefer the playground.
You descend either via the forestry road or on the shortcuts through the forest to Grund, the starting point of the tour.
Tips and hintsMountains and peaks in Grossarltal
You go by car or hiking taxi to the Ellmautal to Grund - parking space. You hike up on the path no. 62 to the Grossellmau-Heimalm (closed) and on the same path to the Ellmaualm, 1,794 m (approx. 1 1/2 h). You ascend to the Gründegg, 2,168 m (approx. 1 1/2 h). You hike along the "Ellmautal-Höhenweg" (no. 64).
Then you descend on the path no. 60A, then 60 to the Loobühelalm, 1,769 m (approx. 1 1/2 h). Then you hike down either along the forestry road (no. 60) or on the shortcuts through the forest to Grund, the starting point of the tour (approx. 1 h).
You can also take the path no. 61 to the Weissalm, 1,723 m (approx. 1 h) and continue to Grund (about 1 h).
public bus no. 540, public bus Ellmautal no. 541, hiking taxi Grossarltal
By roadYou go by car or public bus (no. 540) to Grossarl. You can park at the gas station. Further by public bus (no. 541) into the Ellmautal to Grund.
Parkingparking space Grund
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Equipmenthiking boots with grip sole, hiking map
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