ALL THIS IN 3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS
□ Breathtaking mountain sceneries: discover a well preserved wildlife &
flora and learn about mountain environment
□ All within 1 ½ hour of Vienna
□ One of the most classic hut trekking in the Eastern Alps
□ Discover the charm of the Austrian mountain culture. Lodging in mountain
□ Great opportunity to meet local and foreign hiking enthusiasts. Manageable backpacks!
Day 1: Meeting in
Bruck/Mur train station. Train and bus to Präbichl Pass-Sonnschienhütte
Walking time: 5 hours
Distance: 15 km
Elevation gain/loss: +850 m / -575 m
Day 2: Sonnschienhütte (1526 m.) - Hochschwab (2227 m.) - Voisthalerhütte (1654 m.)
Walking time: 6,5 hours
Distance: 15 km
Elevation gain/loss: +1050 m / -950 m
Day 3: Voisthalerhütte (1654 m.) - Bürgeralm ( 1500 m.) - Aflenz (765
m.) - Vienna
Bus/taxi from Aflenz to Bruck an der Mur train station.
Walking time: 4,5 hours
Distance: 14 km
Elevation gain/loss: +470 m / -1220 m
Changes to the itinerary are at the discretion of the guide. These
changes may be made due to weather conditions, conditions on the mountains,
changes in accommodation, or fitness of the group.
suites those that are physically active.
Demanding some effort and certain endurance. Good
balance, sure footing, and concentration required.
dormitory or 2-6 beds
room in traditional alpine huts.
breakfasts and dinners (typical austrian cuisine - vegetarian option
usually available) in the huts. Food in the huts is nourishing and
However, bring along your own pack lunch and your favorite snack foods and
Meeting & arriving location: Bruck
an der Mur train station
hiking & trekking guide
Are dogs permitted? No
• English speaking, experienced & knowledgeable guide
• Walking poles
Price does not include:
• Bus and train transfers: about
• Food, drinks, overnight
stays in mountain huts (dormitory): add about 135€/person for 3
days and 2 nights. Discounts granted for members of European
• Mountain rescue insurance
• Transportation to/from the trailhead
• Additional charges incurred as a result of delays or due to itinerary
changes beyond our control
Registration cut off: 21 days
prior to departure
• Check distance, pace and terrain of the hike to ensure it is
within your fitness level. Call us before the hike if you have
any questions or concerns.
• If you have any health problems that could affect your hiking
performance please inform us.
• If you have any known asthma, allergies or hay fever, carry
antihistamines. Asthma sufferers should carry their asthma
medications or inhalers. Allergy suffers should carry an
EpiPen(s) and ensure someone on the hike knows where you carry
these. Diabetics should carry their medication.
tour you will be staying all nights in mountain huts and you will need to
carry all the equipment and clothing you require for the duration of the
tour. The huts are comfortable but basic with limited facilities – running
cold water, European-style toilets, dormitory-style accommodation. All the
huts provide ‘hut slippers’ and so you will not need to carry
□ Warm gloves
□ Wool, part wool or synthetic
□ Sweater/jacket, wool or
□ Mountain trouser
□ Rain jacket
□ Mountain boots covering your
ankles. Your boots must be well broken in before the trip! Please do not
let the enjoyment of your trip be severely compromised by blisters. NO
In the backpack (medium size - 60 liters. max.)
□ Thermos or water bottle
□ Sunblock and lip balm
□ Packed lunch, emergency
rations (chocolate, candy bars, etc.), personal snack food
□ Personal medications
□ ID or passport, alpine club
membership card, mobile phone, camera
□ Blister treatment. Compeed
patches are the best.
□ Plastic bags to store gear
inside your and for the waste
□ Light sleeping bag liner
□ Toiletry kit & small towel
□ Pocket knife
□ Rain trouser (to keep the
□ Toilet paper
□ Ear plugs
In case you have forgotten parts of your equipment at home, please be so
kind as to let us know about it before starting the tour.
We bring along a comprehensive first aid kit on each trip.
Pack light and don't take too much (max. 10 kg)!
For any question, feel free to contact