2019-02-23

Weekend 23-24 February 2019: Cross Country Skiing Panoramaloipe Wechsel

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

Hike Leader: Class: 4-5 hours each day, hilly

Description: The 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, 15-20 km per day

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

Meet: If possible we should travel in private cars, departing at around 7:30 a.m.; please indicate, upon registraion, whether you would travel in your car and how many participants you can take; or indicate if you need a lift

Return: Sunday evening

Cost: EUR 10-20 for car sharing or train/taxi; half pension in Molzbachhof between EUR 78 and 94; price includes gourmet dinner use of swimming pool, sauna and wellness centre as well as transport to/from Loipe and hiring of equipment (if you need)

Registration: As soon as possible or before January 31st. Rooms for 8 persons have been reserved so far. Registration is to be accompanied by a down payment of EUR 70.- to the account of Christine Colella, Bank Austria, IBAN AT18 1100 0005 8220 6900.

Note: Bring snacks and drink (thermos) in addition to your normal cross country equipment. Swimming gear if you want to use the pool.

Registered: 7

  • Nathalie
  • Skip Luken
  • Friedl
  • Friedl
  • Joan
  • Zana and Jim
  • Nancy

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