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Auf den Spuren der Vulkane - Handspur: Kapfenstein-Gnas

Hiking Route · Steirisches Thermenland
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  • / Kochbuch von Richard Rauch
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  • / kreative feine Küche
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  • / Sujet Backhendl für Gasthaus
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  • / Schloss Kapfenstein am Vulkankegel
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  • / Therme der Ruhe Bad Gleichenberg
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  • / Therme der Ruhe
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  • / Kurpark Bad Gleichenberg
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  • / Curmuseum mit Blick zur Villa Clar
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  • / Schloss Poppendorf
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  • / Sujet Café's
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moderate
Distance 27.8 km
8:30 h
656 m
791 m
509 m
266 m

Author’s recommendation

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Bescheidkogel, Eichgrabenweg, 509 m
Lowest point
266 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
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Aug
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Rest Stop

Gleichenberger Kellerstüberl - Das Genusslokal der wilden Schwestern
Steira Wirt, 4 Hauben
Cafe Columbia
Cafe Mokka
Siegl's Pub am Hauptplatz
REMISE
Weingut Leitgeb, Vinosophie, Buschenschank & Gästehaus
Pizzeria Torino
Café "Zum Bauernhansl"
Maria's Bistro
Kapfensteinerhof
Schloss Restaurant Kapfenstein
Buschenschank Puff
Café Wolf
Delikaterie
Schlosstaverne Poppendorf
Gasthaus Catering Kurzweil
Mathea's Imbissstube
Pizzeria Gnas
Einfach Fitz
Eduscho Cafe
JUFA Hotel Vulkanland Sport-Resort
Marktbeisl Gnas
Pizza, Kebab-Haus Venezia

Safety information

Start

Kapfenstein (420 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.889362, 15.977140
DMS
46°53'21.7"N 15°58'37.7"E
UTM
33T 574440 5193332
w3w 
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Destination

Gnas

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.889362, 15.977140
DMS
46°53'21.7"N 15°58'37.7"E
UTM
33T 574440 5193332
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Kompass Wanderführer "Steirisches Vulkanland - Auf den Spuren der Vulkane"
Beschreibungen, Routenkarten und Höhenprofilen ISBN 978-3-85026-096-1 www.kompass.at

Author’s map recommendations

Vulkanland-Wanderkarte "Mensch & Natur" 1:500.000
Steirisches Vulkanland Tel. +43 (0)3152/8575-710 www.spuren.at

freytag & berndt WK 412 Südoststeirisches Hügelland, Vulkanland, Bad Gleichenberg, Bad Radkersburg

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
27.8 km
Duration
8:30 h
Ascent
656 m
Descent
791 m
Highest point
509 m
Lowest point
266 m
Linear route Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Botanical highlights Flora and fauna

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