10-11 February 2018: Cross Country Skiing Wechselloipe

Corona: Please follow the recommendations of the alpine associations of Austria, English translation on ACV (Alpine Club Vienna)

Hike Leader: Class: Cross Country Medium

Description: This high alpine Panorama Loipe is the most spectacular one in Lower Austria. There are more than 50 kms in an altitude between 1300 and 1600m. Because of the altitude the snow conditions are usually good. Please note that the Loipes are hilly, not suitable for beginners or less experienced. We shall stay at the Molzbachhof in Kirchberg, which is also a Wellness Centre.

Route: From Steyersberger Schweig we shall take various routes, e.g. to Marienseer Schweig and to Feistritzsattel; ca 15-20 km per day

Map: Wechsel – Semmering Panoramaloipe (can be obtained on the spot)

Meet: At 7:10 a.m. Bahnhof Wien Meidling, near the ticket machines; Train to Payerbach (we go to Gloggnitz) Reichenau departs at 7:29 a.m. From Gloggnitz Transport to Kirchberg am Wechsel will be provided. The other option is to travel in private cars. Please inform the tour leader if you wish to travel by car and also inform how many participants you could take.

Return: By Train from Edlitz Grimmenstein at 6:36 p.m.

Cost: Ca. EUR 20.- for Train/taxi; ca. EUR 80.- for half Pension (in single rooms) in very good Hotel (Molzbachhof); Price includes gourmet dinner, use of Sauna/Wellness area, Transport to and from Loipe, hiring of Equipment (if you need).

Registration: By February 1st, preferably earlier, to ensure availability of accommodation; Registration is to be accompanied by a downpayment of EUR 60.- to the account of Christine Colella, Bank Austria, IBAN AT18 1100 0005 8220 6900

Note: Bring Snacks and drink (preferably thermos) in Addition to your cross Country Equipment

Registered: 3

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