Thursday: Nature Watch Tour to Moosenalm or Tiroler Steinöl® hike

Nature Watch Tour to the Moosenalm

From 04 June until the beginning of July and in October the Karwendel Nature Park rangers will take us to the romantic “Unterautal” valley and to the “Moosenalm” (1,495 m). Equipped with Swarovski binoculars we will watch marmots, and with a little luck we will catch a glimpse of chamois and ibexes at the foot of the “Schreckenspitze” mountain. The return hike takes us over mountain pastures with superb views of the Rofan mountains and Lake Achensee. We will stop for refreshments at the “Gföllalm” mountain hut.

  • Dates: 06 May until the beginning of July and in October 2021
  • Meeting point: 9.45 at the bus stop in the Christlum parking area (bus stop “Christlum”)
  • Duration: approx. 5h
  • Distance: approx. 10km

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Excursion to the Tiroler Steinöl® (shale oil) distillery

The exclusive hike to the shale oil distillery in the “Bächental” valley is offered from the beginning of July to the beginning of October. From the car park at the Christlum lifts we hike through the “Unterautal” valley and up to the “Gröbner Hals” (1,650 m) where we enjoy the splendid view of the Karwendel mountains. We descend to the shale oil distillery where we can have refreshments before we start our exclusive tour through the distillery. After the tour a bus will pick us up and we will travel back to our starting point past the “Sylvenstein” reservoir. The trail difficulty is easy to moderate, however some endurance is required (700 metres elevation gain during the ascent). Limited number of participants! The fee for the bus transfer from the “Bächental” valley is EUR 10.00 per person.

  • Dates: beginning of July until the beginning of October 2021
  • Meeting point: 08.45 at the bus stop in the Christlum parking area (bus stop “Christlum”)
  • Return: approx. 16.30 to the Christlum car park (bus stop Christlum – Achenkirch). The bus continues to the Information offices in Achenkirch, Pertisau and to the Welcome-CENTER in Maurach. 
  • Duration: approx. 6.5h
  • Distance: approx. 8km
  • Charge: The fee for the bus transfer from the “Bächental” valley is EUR 10.00 per person.

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