Zentralalpenweg - 2

Description

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  1. Name Zentralalpenweg - 2 (WWW02)
  2. Length of trail 1,270 km, 789 miles
  3. Length in days 100 days
  4. Start of trail Hainburg a.d. Donau
  5. End of trail Feldkirch
  6. Traildino grading SW, Strenuous walk, mountain trail
  7. Hut tour grading T2, Mountain walk

Zentralalpenweg

Zentralalpenweg, Weitwanderweg 2, Hainburg a.d. Donau – Feldkirch, 1270 km + variant 500 km

Large parts of this Zentralalpenweg should be considered as a high Alpine trail.

The trail starts at the border with Hungary in the town Hainburg a.d. Donau near Vienna. The first days we cross easy country, fields and hills. The Rax-Schneeberg Group marks the start of the Alps, followed by the Fischerbacher Alps and Gleinalpe.

After crossing the River Mur, the trail cuts right through the Niedere Tauern, including some hard parts. By then, we have walked some 585 km.

The path now splits into a northern variant of about 595 km. This route is the easiest of the two. The main route comprises 650 km and heads south, pulling us through the heart of the Hohe Tauern, including Glocknergruppe and Venedigergruppe, followed by the Zillertal, Stubai Alps and the Ötztal. This is high Alpine terrain, the 3000 meter limit is passed at several occasions, and glaciers need to be crossed too. At the river Inn, the two paths join again, and now it goes through Silvretta and Rätikon, a side trail through the Verwall, untill the trail finally ends in Feldkirch close to Liechtenstein and Switzerland.

Of the Austrian Weitwanderwege, this is one of the most, if not the most, demanding. But when done, you could say you crossed the country from east to west, and not exactly by the easiest way.

Select some tracks
Zentralalpenweg 02, 785km
Zentralalpenweg 02A, 1001km
Zentralalpenweg 02A Variante NÖ-BGL, 97km
Zentralalpenweg 02A Variante Bruck/Mur, 36km
Zentralalpenweg 02A Variante Hohentauern, 2.6km
Zentralalpenweg 02B, 9.1km

Map

Map Zentralalpenweg W, Weitwanderweg 02Map Zentralalpenweg E, Weitwanderweg 02

Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bregenz Forest F&B WK364
  • Bregenz - Bregenzerwald area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of currently available titles in this series... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
  • Bregenzerwald 2005
  • Bregenz - Bregenzerwald area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of currently available titles in this series... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • FB WK364 Bregenzerwald
  • Aufgrund der übersichtlichen und detailgetreuen, digitalen Kartographie sowie der ideal gewählten Maßstäbe sind freytag & berndt Wanderkarten der perfekte Begleiter beim Wandern und Bergsteigen. Sie werden regelmäßig überarbeitet und enthalten aktualisierte Informationen zu Wanderwegen, Rad- und Mountainbikestrecken, Hütten, Naturdenkmälern,... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • FB WK364 Bregenzerwald
  • Aufgrund der übersichtlichen und detailgetreuen, digitalen Kartographie sowie der ideal gewählten Maßstäbe sind freytag & berndt Wanderkarten der perfekte Begleiter beim Wandern und Bergsteigen. Sie werden regelmäßig überarbeitet und enthalten aktualisierte Informationen zu Wanderwegen, Rad- und Mountainbikestrecken, Hütten, Naturdenkmälern,... Read more
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