30th June 2018: Cycling around Hoher Lindkogel

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

Hike Leader: Class: Ca.50 kms, some uphill

Description: Most of us know the Hoher Lindkogel that has been many times on our programme. This time we want to cycle around it. Starting from Baden we shall cycle through the romantic Helenental to Mayerling. Possibility to visit the hunting lodge where the tragic story of crown prince Rudolf and his lover Mary Vetsera took place (1889). From Raisenmarkt to Schwarzensee there will be a longer uphill – you are welcome to push your bike together with the tour leader. We shall be rewarded by a longer downhill to Großau. Via Gainfarn and Bad Vöslau we shall get back to Baden. Possibility to swim in Bad Vöslau and/or stopping at a Heuriger in Soos.

Route: Baden – Helenental – Mayerling (break, possibility for an early lunch) – Raisenmarkt – Schwarzensee (eventually walk to Zobelhof) – Haidlhof – Großau – Gainfarn – Bad Vöslau – Soos – Baden. Ca. 45 km.

Map: Wienerwald Atlas (sheets 27 and 26) or F&B Wienerwald

Meet: At 8:50 a.m. Bahnhof Wien Meidling (6), near the ticket machines. Train departs at 9:07. Get ticket from Wien Stadtgrenze to Baden and return, plus ticket for bicycle transport.

Return: By train from Baden after 6 p.m., various trains per hour.

Cost: Ca. 10 Euros for train and bicycle transport (more if you do not have a Vorteilscard).

Registration: By Thursday, 28 June, to tour leader

Note: Bring snacks and drinks; rainwear, swimming gear. Make sure your bicycle is in good order.

Registered: 8

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