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The current weather

 
Today, 20. October 2020
Valley 910 m 8 km/h O
Alpine pastures 1.650 m 13 km/h O
Mountain 1.950 m 15 km/h O

Lift hours

From 27 June until 13 September 2020, we will operate daily in good weather – from 8:30 AM until 12 noon and from 1 until 4:30 PM.
Out of service in rainy weather

Today there is no cable car in operation.
Outside the opening times of the 4-seater chairlift, the Tauplitzalm can be reached daily from Bad Mitterndorf along the Tauplitzalm Alpenstraße, which is subject to a fee.

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2020/21 Opening Times & Dates

28 Nov. 2020 to 11 April 2021, 9 AM to 4 PM
Tauplitz I chairlift from 8:45 AM

Panomax Lawinenstein 1.886 m
Panomax Schneiderkogel 1.765 m
Voucher

Marvelous views: from the Steirersee-Bankerl

WELL MAINTAINED PATH; ALSO SUITABLE FOR PRAMS AND WHEELCHAIRS

Want to enjoy the lightness of life to the full? Along with amazing scenery? And experience an “Alpine high” you will never forget? This easy hike on well-maintained paths  -suitable for families, seniors and everyone in the mood for pleasant stroll – makes it possible

This tour rewards you with a comfy bench to sit on, amazing scenery and, in early summer especially, meadows on the Tauplitzalm that have been transformed into a sea of alpine flowers, where the purple rhododendron bloom by the million. But also velvety blue gentian, hellebore, Carthusian pink, globularia, anemones and wild thyme peep out as well. No matter where you look, what you see is certain to fill your heart with joy. 

Difficulty

Easy walk, family-friendly

Time & Distance

1 h

Gains

64 m

Descents

64 m

Prams

Pram- and wheelchair-friendly

Route Description

Set out from the mountain terminal of the quad chairlift on the Tauplitzalm heading east – along a country lane or across the alpine meadows, past the Tauplitzsee – a dark, glistening moorland lake, on the shores of which the dragonflies put on a spectacular display. As you pause to watch them, you will undoubtedly feel the lightness of life. At the Sterngassl, turn left towards the Steirersee and you will quickly reach your destination: the popular Steirersee-Bankerl, where the bench invites you to “take the weight off your feet” for as long as you wish. From here, you have a marvelous view of the legendary Sturzhahn, once Heinrich Harrer’s favorite mountain to climb (and he was the first to do so, via the 200 meters-high west face!). 

You can now hike back the same way, returning to the mountain lift terminal in Tauplitzalm village, or stop for refreshments instead at the huts on the Steirersee. To do so, simply backtrack to the Sterngassl, then make a left in the direction of the huts. All that fresh air is guaranteed to work up an appetite – luckily, the cooks at the huts know precisely what will “hit the spot”: for example, a fragrant cup of coffee, delicious farmhouse doughnuts, or a plate of homemade apple strudel. Or would you prefer something a little heartier? At the Steirersee huts, you have a wide variety of range of dishes to choose from, guaranteeing you will find the perfect palate-pleaser.

Tip

The path to the Steirersee-Bankerl is well-maintained and nicely surfaced, even suitable for prams and wheelchairs. The quad chairlift will be happy to transport both up the mountain – and our helpful employees will be glad to assist. 

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