Hiking tour to St. Pöltner Hütte and 3 lakes

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14.8 km
altitude meters uphill
980 m
altitude meters downhill
1080 m
walking time uphill
4:15 h
walking time downhill
3:30 h
total walking time
7:45 h
highest point
2470 m
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Matreier Tauernhaus

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Parking place Matreier Tauernhaus

starting point:
Parkplatz Matrei i. O. Tauernhaus
destination point:
Parkplatz Matrei i. O. Tauernhaus
best season:


Bus stop
Matrei i. O. Tauernhaus
Car park
Car park Matreier Tauernhaus

hut/alpine hut

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Follow the path from Matreier Tauernhaus towards the Gschlößtal. Nearby the Wohlgemuthalmen you will get to the starting point of the “Alter Tauernweg” (Old Tauern Path) to St. Pöltner Hütte (path no. 511). Passing by splendid observation spot “Zirbenkreuz”, you walk on to St. Pöltner Hütte. Climbing up to Messelingscharte, you can enjoy a fantastic view onto the Venediger range. Climb back down across a section of St. Pöltner Ostweg (East path) to pass by 3 lakes: Lake Grauer See, Lake Schwarzsee and Lake Grünsee. After you have passed by the waterfall of Messelingbach Stream and the flower-covered pastures, walk on towards Matreier Tauernhaus.


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