After a transfer, walk to the beautifully situated Ansbacher Hütte
A shuttle bus will take you to the start of the hike in the Madautal valley (approx. 30 min, included). You walk on a slightly ascending gravel road through the idyllic Alperschonbach to the Alperschonalpe. You hike further up to the alpine pastures of the Knappenböden up to the highest point, the Flarschjoch, at 2464m. Then it's a comfortable 15-minute descent to the beautifully situated Ansbacher Hütte. Spend your first night in the mountains in this simple, rustic hut.
Type de chemin
Consignes de sécurité
Today you may be walking past a few different areas where cows graze. Although generally very docile and used to walkers, keep your distance and never turn your back on a cow that is behaving strangely or aggressive. Be particularly vigilant around cows with calves.
Always allow plenty of time for your hike. The walking times indicated do not include breaks. Rest and photo breaks must be added to the times indicated.
Check the latest weather information and be on the lookout for changes in the weather. Storms can develop rapidly in the Alps. There may be snow on the passes at the beginning and end of the hiking season, if it is wet the trail can be slippery, please tread with caution.
Do not leave the marked hiking trails.
Conseils et recommandations supplémentaires
If you are staying in Holzgau: You will need to take the shuttle to Taxi Feuerstein
Check the timetable here: https://www.feuerstein-bus.at/linienverkehr , it costs 17 Euros
Please note: There is are no refreshment opportunities at Memminger Lodge in June, July and September (the Oberlochalm and Unterlochalm lodges are only open in August). Be sure to take a packed lunch and/or lots of snacks to keep you going!
Always wear good walking boots with a robust sole, and take waterproofs. Don’t forget to take plenty of water with you (at least two litres per person) and protect yourself against the sun. Hiking poles are strongly recommended.