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Wander WM 2018 Marathon

The Austrian Walking World Championships took place in September 2018 in the Wildschönau
  • Hiking
  • moderate
  • 37 km
  • 1247m
  • 1242m

The 6,13 & 21 km routes and the Marathon begin in Oberau village centre

From the start in Oberau go to the end of the village towards Niederau. Turn left onto the beautiful St. Frances Sculpture Path which is 2.5 km long and takes you to the start of Niederau. Continue straight on through the village centre and pass the church. Continue through Niederau to the end of the village. Opposite the Pension Klausenhof turn right into the housing area called Pesendorf. Pass the barrier and take the continuous climb to the Markbachjoch Mountain at 1454 metres. At the top turn right. The walking path nr. 2 bears left and leads to the Cheese Alm, a beautiful spot to take refreshments. Continue on route 2 to the tiny Hörlerstiegl chapel and then bear left. Follow route 2 to the Baumgarten Alm and the Vordere and Hintere Feldalms. Afterwards continue on route 36 and then route 4 down to the Schönanger Alm. On the main road make your way back to Auffach. In Auffach take the Bachpromenade along the river and then climb steeply through the woods to Oberau Roggenboden. Follow the road back to the main road. At the Eni petrol station turn right and continue into Oberau and your starting point.

  • Round trip
  • Valley start
Highest point 1715m
Starting point Oberau village centre
End Oberau village centre