Moors in the Wilder Kaiser
Moor & More adventure world in the Wilder Kaiser
The renaturated moor terrain "Moor & More" provides an entertaining way of learning fascinating information about rare flora and fauna in untouched nature.On the southern slopes of the Wilder Kaiser lies a small, almost forgotten mountain moor. Adventure paths and hiking routes empathetic with nature and its visitors have been created in the areas of Ellmau, Going and St. Johann in Tirol. In line with the motto "Moor & More" an 'open-air classroom' has been created with themed information boards for a botanical excursion under your own steam. Even more fascinating and rewarding is to join a guided moor hike.
The moors of the Wilder Kaiser
The Kaiser mountains extend along a length of over 14 kilometres and are the habitat of highly sensitive biotopes including the moorlands like Hüttlmoos, Windwehenmoos and Steinbichlwaldmoor. They are all remnants of the last ice age and set amongst the spruce, birch, beech and pine trees they are home to rare species of animals and plants.
Unique moor experience
The family hike "Erlebnis Moor" with a specially qualified moor guide heads up from Ellmau on to the high plateau of the Biedringer Platte. All along the way to the natural oasis the inhabitants of the moor and their histories are introduced and all sorts of interesting facts and background informations are learned through games, a sort of Moor-Memory game. Similarly in Going, the moor guide makes the Going Moor hike to the the wetlands at the foot of the Kaiser mountains into an entertaining open air biology lesson. There are also two hiking routes around the Kaiser moors that are particularly aimed at bringing children and teenagers nearer to nature with puzzle books and interactive information points. The best starting point for the "Rocky Runde" circuit is Going Badesee's car park and for the "Törfchenrunde" from the play area at St Johann's Gasthof Römerhof. The mountain moor's landscape with its blossoming cotton grass in early summer, the colourful red sandstone territory, dragonflies and butterflies darting about is a compelling experience for all those that visit here.