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Auf den Spuren der Vulkane - Handspur: Loipersdorf-Kapfenstein

Hiking Route · Steirisches Thermenland
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  • Weingut Winkler-Hermaden
    / Weingut Winkler-Hermaden
    Photo: Region Bad Gleichenberg | Thermen- & Vulkanland Steiermark
  • / stimmige Atmosphäre im Weinkeller
    Photo: Region Bad Gleichenberg | Thermen- & Vulkanland Steiermark
  • / Spazieren mitten in Weingärten
    Photo: Region Bad Gleichenberg | Thermen- & Vulkanland Steiermark
  • / Sujet Backhendl für Gasthaus
    Photo: Region Bad Gleichenberg | Thermen- & Vulkanland Steiermark
  • /
    Photo: Johann Gollowitsch, Bad Loipersdorf | Thermen- & Vulkanland Steiermark
  • / Buschenschank Kahr
    Photo: Christian Contola, Buschenschank Kahr
  • / Berghofer-Mühle
    Photo: © Berghofer-Mühle _Bernhard Bergmann
  • /
    Photo: Region Bad Gleichenberg | Thermen- & Vulkanland Steiermark
  • / Lourdes Mariengrotte
    Photo: © TV Unterlamm_Silvia Pail
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moderate
Distance 31.6 km
9:00 h
448 m
384 m
427 m
246 m

Author’s recommendation

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Kapfensteiner Kogel, 427 m
Lowest point
246 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Rest Stop

Heuriger zum Sieglhof
Buschenschank Kapper
Kapfensteinerhof
Schloss Restaurant Kapfenstein
bruchmann's
Buschenschank Kuruzzenschenke & Weinhof Konrad
Buschenschank Puff
Buschenschank Schuster

Safety information

Start

Therme Loipersdorf (336 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.983752, 16.109114
DMS
46°59'01.5"N 16°06'32.8"E
UTM
33T 584346 5203955
w3w 
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Destination

Kapfenstein

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.983752, 16.109114
DMS
46°59'01.5"N 16°06'32.8"E
UTM
33T 584346 5203955
w3w 
///arrows.averts.reusing
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

freytag & berndt WK 423 Steirisches Thermenland - Südliches Burgenland - Steirisches Vulkanland

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
31.6 km
Duration
9:00 h
Ascent
448 m
Descent
384 m
Highest point
427 m
Lowest point
246 m
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