Ellmau Stone Circle circuit

Ellmau Stone Circle circuit

Ellmau Stone Circle circuit

Description

Above the Wochenbrunner Alm is the Ellmau Stone Circle, a natural energy field in the form of a giant mandala. This easy tour starts at the Wochenbrunner Alm. With your back to the mountain hut, turn left and follow trail no. 14 up a slight incline. After around 30 minutes, you will come to the clearing with the Ellmau Stone Circle.
Having boosted your energy reserves, you should turn around and follow the same route back. Alternatively, you can follow the forest trail that runs above the route you took to reach the Stone Circle. The root-covered trail marked with the number “822” features a series of ascents and descents (slippery when wet – please take care). The trail makes a sharp bend just before reaching the Hausbach stream. If you want to continue further up, turn left and you'll reach the Gaudeamushütte mountain hut in around 20 minutes. Turn right, and the path will take you back along the stream to the starting point where you can round off the hike with a relaxing refreshment stop.

Tip: on the way to the Stone Circle, look for a small stone and take this with you as a token of energy. This ensures that you will always have the spirit of the Wilder Kaiser with you at home.

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Information

  • The composition of the trail varies between forest road and forest trail.

  • Rucksack, sturdy hiking/mountaineering boots with anti-slip treaded soles, weather-appropriate hiking gear (breathable), a change of clothes, sun protection (sunglasses, sun cream, lip protection, headgear), waterproofs (rain jacket/poncho, pocket umbrella, rucksack protector), cold protection (hat, gloves), sufficient food and drink, hiking poles (height adjustable) if required, first aid kit incl. rescue blanket and bivouac sack, mobile phone with fully charged battery, headlamp, plastic bag for waste, hiking map, route description and information materials (GPX track), ID, insurance card, cash.

  • Heading from Wörgl or Kufstein on the B178 road, take the first exit to Ellmau and then take the first exit at the roundabout. Drive straight on until you reach the junction (green signs - leading towards KaiserBad/Kaisergebirge/Wochenbrunn). Turn left here, then turn right immediately after passing the bus stop. Follow the (toll) road until you reach the Wochenbrunner Alm car park.

    Heading from St. Johann on the B178 road, take the first exit to Ellmau and then drive straight on until you reach the junction (green signs – leading towards KaiserBad/Kaisergebirge/Wochenbrunn). Turn right here, then turn right again immediately after passing the bus stop. Follow the (toll) road until you reach the Wochenbrunner Alm car park.

  • Wochenbrunner Alm mountain hut, Ellmau (1,085 m) – free car park (toll road).

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Contact

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