Snowshoe hike to Mamauwiese from Losenheim

Snowshoeing tour from Talstation der Schneeberg Sesselbahn in Losenheim

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Elevation profile

9,41 km length

Tour dates
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Route: 9,41 km
  • Ascent: 345 egm
  • Descent: 345 egm
  • Duration: 3:00 h
  • Lowest point: 675 m
  • Highest point:991 m
Features
  • Round tour
  • With refreshment stops

Details for: Snowshoe hike to Mamauwiese from Losenheim

Brief description

A beautiful snowshoe hike from Losenheim to Mamauwiese.

Description

This tour leads to the beautifully situated Mamauwiese guest house. From this sunny spot, you have a clear view of the Schneeberg, where you may be able to spot some touring skiers descending into Lahning Ries.

Starting point of the tour

Talstation der Schneeberg Sesselbahn in Losenheim

Destination point of the tour

Talstation der Schneeberg Sesselbahn in Losenheim

Route description Snowshoe hike to Mamauwiese from Losenheim

From the Schneeberg chairlift valley station, we follow the red trail up to Mamauwiese and over the waterfall, then onto Sonnleiten. From there, we follow the yellow trail to Losenheim. From here, we follow the blue trail back to the valley station.

Directions

Take the A2 to Wiener Neustadt West and then follow the B26 towards Puchberg. Once in Puchberg follow the signs to Losenheim and Schneeberg chairlift.

Parking

Parking available at Edelweißhütte/Preiner Gscheid.

Take the regional train from Vienna towards Payerbach-Reichenau via Wiener Neustadt as far as the terminus. Take a taxi to Edelweißhütte/Parkplatz/Preiner Gscheid or regional bus 1748 (towards Prein/Rax Gh Oberer Eggl) as far as Edelweißhütte, Preiner Gscheid.

You can find further information at www.oebb.at or www.vor.at

More info/links

Tourismusbüro Puchberg/Schneeberg
Sticklergasse 3
2734 Puchberg am Schneeberg
Tel. +43 2636/2256
tourismusbuero@puchberg.at

Wiener Alpen in Niederösterreich Tourismus GmbH
Schlossstraße 1,
2801 Katzelsdorf
Tel. +43 2622 / 78960
www.wieneralpen.at

Schneebergbahn:
Tel. +43 2636/3661
Fax +43 2636/3262
office@schneebergbahn.at
www.schneebergbahn.at

Berggasthof Mamauwiese
Klostertal 65
2770 Gutenstein
Tel. +43 2634 7455
www.mamauwiese.at

Wasserfallwirt (derzeit geschlossen)
Wasserfallweg 10
2734 Puchberg am Schneeberg
Tel. +43 2636 24940

 

Equipment

Always bring suitable maps. Always wear appropriate, sturdy footwear, bring sun and rain protection and water, as well as a little something to eat. Bring your mobile phone with you and save the mountain rescue emergency number: 140

Safety information

Mountain rescue emergency number: 140

EU emergency number: 112

Your hiking experience in the Vienna Alps should be a thoroughly enjoyable and safe one. Therefore, please bear the following in mind:

Preparation

When choosing a route, make sure it corresponds to your experience and physical fitness level. Check the weather forecast before you set off. The weather can change surprisingly quickly in the mountains. Always take appropriate equipment with you (e.g. rain protection).

Check whether the cabins and snack stations you intend to visit along the way are open. Inform someone before you set off of your chosen route and when you plan to return.

Author's tip

Combine your hike with an overnight stay in the Rax region!