BergeSeen Trail 11: Strobl - Bad Ischl

  • Multi-day tour

 Interactive elevation profile

Download GPS data
Create PDF

Tour-Details

Starting place: 5350 Strobl
Destination: 4820 Bad Ischl

duration: 4h 24m
length: 15,9 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 223m
Altitude difference (downhill): 305m

Lowest point: 466m
Highest point: 661m
difficulty: easy
condition: very easy
panoramic view: Some Views

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Path / trail, Gravel, Street, Hiking trail, Other

powered by TOURDATA

Short description:

Relatively short valley hike along side streets, wide paths and forest trails without significant changes in elevation.



Technique: *


Quality of experience: ***


Recommended season:
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October


Properties:
  • Multi-stage route
  • Scenic
  • Refreshment stops available
Description:

Trail stage 11 leads through the valley of the Ischl Ache (small river), also known simply as the Ischl, which flows into the Traun River at the famous spa town which bears its name. Along the way, the Salzkammergut BergeSeen Trail makes a small detour to the Nussensee Lake.



Directions:
From the centre of Strobl, follow Bürglstraße north to the bridge, under which the Ischl Ache flows out of Lake Wolfgang. Just before the bridge, turn right down a metal staircase to the narrow Achenweg path, which runs along the riverbank and after 800 metres, passes under a roadway bridge. After another 700 metres, the path ends at the next bridge. From there, continue right along the road until you turn left on the marked Römerweg path. This trail ends at Schwarzenseestraße, which takes you left over the Ischl Ache (and the state border to Upper Austria). On the other side after a building, turn right onto trail no. 32 towards Bad Ischl, which now follows the northern bank of the Ischl. After the outlet of the Mühlbach Stream, continue to the right, cross the street at the next bridge and go past a fish ladder. In the Windhag community, turn right in the direction of Aigen-Voglhub (sign “Nussensee – Bad Ischl”). Cross over the river on a footbridge and on the other side – back in the state of Salzburg – go left on the stream path, which is marked no. 18 (by going straight ahead, you would come to a bus stop). Continue on sometimes gravel paths and sometimes asphalt through a neighbourhood and finally go right to the nearby state highway (bus stop). After the underpass, you will reach the Gasthof Zu Wacht (542 m) in the hamlet of Ramsau. 1:15 h

 


Follow Schneiderwirtstraße over the Schöffaubach Stream. Go straight ahead at the turnoff to the Lake Nussensee access road and the junction immediately following. Only after the bridge over the Nussenbach Stream, fork to the right and hike uphill along an old, gravel road through a gorge-like forest ravine to Lake Nussensee (604 m). Once there, you have the option of turning right and going around the forested mountain lake from the south.


 


The shorter route, which is also asphalted at the beginning, heads left and soon meets the lake circular trail at a house. From there, you follow the wide, ascending gravel path, which leads over a small forest ridge to Lindau (566 m). From there, you walk along the asphalted Lindaustraße a few steps to the left before turning right onto the Auerbach path. Go approximately 1 km north through the forest and a neighbourhood. 100 metres after the junction to Ahornstraße, turn right onto the flat Elisabeth-Waldweg Trail.


 


This themed trail, created in memory of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, who was murdered in 1898, leads along the slope above the valley for 1.5 kilometres to the Kalvarienberg Church. From there you can already see the city centre of Bad Ischl, which you soon reach by descending briefly along the Kalvarienberg path. You reach the Empress Elisabeth Bridge by taking the Leitenbergstraße and then the Wirerstraße to the right. At the bridge, Pfarrgasse leads to the parish church and the Trinkhalle, opened in 1831 and the location of the tourism office. From there, you can easily reach the train and bus station via Bahnhofstraße. 1:15 h



Tip:

Note: Bus connection (Line 150) from Strobl (bus station in the area of Bahnstraße) to Bad Ischl.



Safety guidelines:

  • In alpine terrain, be aware of the danger of falling rocks.

  • Through early summer, you may encounter steep snowfields or firn gullies – especially during icy conditions, there is an acute risk of falling and thus fatal injury!

  • Due to storm damage, forestry work or construction work, individual trail sections may be difficult or impassable at times.

  • Cows in the alpine meadows are often curious. Because they are nursing mothers, they develop a strong tendency to protect their calves. Therefore, move through cow pastures quietly, keep at least 20 metres of distance to the animals and never pet calves! In the case of threatening behaviour (pawing, stamping) slowly back away (do not turn your back). Keep dogs on a leash. They must not bark at or chase cows. In the case of an attack, the dog must be released from the leash.



Equipment:

For all stages, you will need hiking or mountain boots with treaded rubber soles as well as wind- and rainproof clothing. A change of clothes and a small first-aid kit should also be included in your backpack. The amount of provisions you should pack depends on the number of available rest stops. In any case, you should always take along plenty to drink. Telescopic poles are helpful, especially when walking downhill.



Additional information:

Text kindly provided by the publisher KOMPASS-Verlag and Wolfgang Heitzmann.


Further information at trail.salzkammergut.at

Starting point: Strobl
Destination: Bad Ischl

further information:
  • Multi-day tour
  • Board possible

Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
Most economical season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn

Please get in touch for more information.


BergeSeen Trail 11: Strobl - Bad Ischl
Wolfgangsee Tourismus Gesellschaft
Au 140
5360 St. Wolfgang im Salzkammergut

Phone +43 6138 8003
Fax machine +43 6138 8003 - 81
E-Mail info@wolfgangsee.at
Web wolfgangsee.salzkammergut.at
https://wolfgangsee.salzkammergut.at

Vis-à-vis users

1. The tours presented for hiking, walking, biking and road biking, mountain biking, motorbiking, horseback riding, climbing, cross-country skiing, and going on skiing and snowshoe tours etc. are to be considered non-paid tour recommendations and only serve as non-binding information. We have no intention of concluding a contract with the users of this website. The utilisation of the data does not lead to the establishment of a contract with us.

 

The data may only be used for private use; any commercial use is prohibited. In particular, it is not permissible to offer the data on commercially run websites, file-sharing platforms etc. or to use it to develop commercial products. Downloading data does not imply that users are granted rights to the data concerned.

 

The tour recommendations posted were created with utmost care; nevertheless, we assume no liability for the correctness and completeness of the information.

 

We point out that neither the tour recommendations included on this website nor the associated data and information were posted by us, but rather by third parties (Art. 16 Austrian E-Commerce Act). We have no influence on whether the details provided (e.g. distance, level of difficulty, change in altitude, description etc.) are authentic, correct and complete. We do not review these third-party contents. For this reason, we assume no liability for the authenticity, correctness and completeness of the information.

 

Construction-related measures or other influences (e.g. landslides and similar occurrences) can lead to temporary or permanent changes in a route (e.g. loss of a bridge and similar occurrences). Such occurrences can lead to part of the route or the entire route becoming impassable.

 

The use of the data as well as undertaking (riding, walking, taking etc.) the recommended tours or using the network of paths occurs at users’ own risk and on their authority. In particular, users themselves are responsible for the choice of route, outdoor orientation, adherence to traffic rules, supplies and equipment for tours listed in Point 1 (e.g. bicycle etc.), wearing a helmet, estimating their own fitness, recognising dangers and maintaining an appropriate velocity. We exclude ourselves from any liability whatsoever for damages, in particular accidents, that occur whilst taking part in the recommended tours.

 

2.Some of the tours lead over roads with normal traffic conditions. Please observe that there is an increased risk which can be avoided by means of appropriate attention and proper estimation and implementation of one’s own abilities. For this reason, please travel a route that is unfamiliar to you slowly and with special care. Pay constant attention to potential dangers and always observe traffic. Do not leave the routes featured in descriptions.

 

The potential use of private roads, in particular forestry roads and agricultural transport roads, can be subject to legal restrictions, which must be observed and adhered to.

 

The normal traffic rules apply. Each user (e.g. biker, motorbiker) is responsible for adhering to these rules and maintaining his/her bike/vehicle and its equipment (lights, brakes etc.) in good working order. Each user is also responsible for ensuring that he/she rides at a velocity that is appropriate for the conditions and his/her skill level and for maintaining sufficient distance to the rider in front. We explicitly recommend adjusting velocity to correspond to the respective field of vision, wearing a helmet, using reflective clothing (or similar) and employing bicycle lights in line with regulations.

 

3.Each tour requires good physical fitness as well as detailed planning. We explicitly recommend only taking the tours in the case of optimal healthiness.

 

We recommend that you conclude an accident and liability insurance policy. Use an onboard computer that displays the respective kilometres travelled per day and is calibrated for the front wheel.

 

4.Special for mountain bikers – Fair-play rules:

 

Mountain biking is one of the most wonderful outdoor leisure-time activities. Whilst biking or on a mountain biking tour, mountains and lakes, meadows and cabins are re-discovered in new ways. A couple of rules for fair play in the forest help to avoid conflicts whilst mountain biking.

 

a.Pedestrians have the right of way: We are accommodating and friendly to pedestrians and hikers. Upon encountering these fellow travellers, we alert them by using the bicycle bell and slowly overtake them. We avoid paths with heavy pedestrian traffic altogether. Take nature into account: We do not leave refuse behind.

b.The braking distance should be half of the total distance visible: We ride at a controlled pace, are ready to brake and maintain a braking distance half as long as the total distance visible, especially in curves, because we always have to count on obstacles on the path. Damage to the path, stones, branches, wood piles, grazing livestock, cattle grids, barriers, tractor-type forestry machines and authorised vehicles pose dangers that we need to be ready for.

c.Don’t drink and drive!: Do not drink alcohol when mountain biking. Take care at stop-off points (dealing with bike racks, dirty shoes or clothing).

It is obligatory to provide first aid!

d.Marked routes, closed paths and blockades: Keep to the marked routes, observe the blockades and accept that these roads are primarily for agricultural and forestry use!

Blockades can often not be avoided and are in your own interest. Biking beyond the intended path and outside of opening times is punishable and turns us into illegal bikers.

e.We are guests in the forest and behave accordingly, including vis-à-vis forestry and hunting staff. Whilst mountain biking, mobile telephones and music players are forbidden! Biking requires your full attention.

f.Avoid unnecessary noise. Out of consideration to the animals living in the wild, we only bike during full daylight. As a principle, we always wear our helmet (even when riding uphill)! Don’t forget emergency supplies: We always have a repair set and bandages along.

g.Don’t overestimate your skills: We should not overdo it when it comes to biking technique and physical fitness. Take the level of difficulty posed by the route into consideration and make a precise estimate of your experience and skills as a biker (braking, bell, lights)!

h.Close gates: We approach grazing livestock at a walking pace and close every gate behind us. We should avoid causing escape and panic reactions in the animals. Nothing stands in the way of the fun and athletic challenge in the mountains and forests!

i.Traffic rules: The general traffic rules (StVO) apply for all the mountain biking routes and we adhere to them. Our bike therefore needs to be in perfect technical condition and equipped in line with the traffic rules, including brakes, a bell and lights. We inspect and service our mountain bikes regularly anyway.

 

5.We assume no liability for the contents of external websites; in particular, we assume no liability for their statements and contents. Moreover, we have no influence on the design or contents of the websites to which hyperlinks on guide.oberoesterreich.at lead or from which hyperlinks lead to guide.oberoesterreich.at. There is no on-going review of websites to which hyperlinks on guide.oberoesterreich.at lead or from which hyperlinks lead to guide.oberoesterreich.at. We do not appropriate the contents of websites to which hyperlinks on guide.oberoesterreich.at lead or from which hyperlinks lead to guide.oberoesterreich.at.

 

Vis-à-vis bloggers

PLEASE OBSERVE:

1. Each of your tour recommendations for hiking, walking, biking and road biking, mountain biking, motorbiking, horseback riding, climbing, cross-country skiing, and going on skiing and snowshoe tours etc., along with other details and information, is free of charge. In particular regarding the correctness of the information, we assume no liability, nor do we assume any liability whatsoever for the consequences of the use of your tour recommendation by a third party (in particular by a user of this website). We do not review the tour recommendations you post, including other details and information, at any time.

We have no intention of concluding a contract with persons who post tour recommendations and/or other details and information on this website. Posting data (information) does not imply that a contract has been concluded.

By recommending a tour, we assume special responsibility vis-à-vis other athletes. Please take this responsibility seriously and describe your tour recommendation with utmost care and to the best of your knowledge and belief.

 

2.Your tour recommendations must therefore clearly and unambiguously include at least the following criteria and provide a sufficiently detailed description:

• Starting point

• Detailed route description

• Distance/Overall distance 

• Level of difficulty

• Dangerous spots

• Average duration of trip

• Change in altitude

• Finishing point.

If possible, please provide the change in altitude.

 

3.When you post a tour recommendation, you give us the order to save your tour recommendation and/or the details you provide on our website and to make it/them accessible to third parties, in particular to users of this website, in the long term. We reserve the right to block or delete tour recommendations and/or other details and/or information that you post, either partially or entirely, at any time without providing a justification. Should this occur, it grants you no rights whatsoever.

Thank you for your efforts!

 

4. We are not responsible for the contents of external websites; in particular, we do not assume any liability for their statements or contents. Furthermore, we do not influence the design or contents of websites that can be accessed from guide.oberoesterreich.at via hyperlinks or that use hyperlinks to refer to guide.oberoesterreich.at. The websites that can be accessed from guide.oberoesterreich.at via hyperlinks or that use hyperlinks to refer to guide.oberoesterreich.at are not regularly monitored. Furthermore, we do not assume any claims to the websites that can be accessed from guide.oberoesterreich.at via hyperlinks or that use hyperlinks to refer to guide.oberoesterreich.at.

 Interactive elevation profile

Download GPS data
Create PDF

Tour-Details

Starting place: 5350 Strobl
Destination: 4820 Bad Ischl

duration: 4h 24m
length: 15,9 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 223m
Altitude difference (downhill): 305m

Lowest point: 466m
Highest point: 661m
difficulty: easy
condition: very easy
panoramic view: Some Views

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Path / trail, Gravel, Street, Hiking trail, Other

powered by TOURDATA