Walking Tour: “Großer Otter” from “Kummerbauerstadl”

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Walk up towards the scenic Großer Otter before or after a great meal at Kummerbauerstadl. Although very easy, the tour allows impressive and scenic views towards Rax, Schneeberg and Semmering from the summit of Großer Otter. The tour follows mostly an easy forest road and thus can be done in summer and in winter.

Walk up towards Großer Otter before or after a great meal at Kummerbauerstadl

The tour starts at the parking Kummerbauerstadl and follows the easy forest road up towards the alpine pasture between Mitterotter and Großer Otter. The final ascent can be done via the exciting hiking trail through the forest that allows at the end promising views towards Rax / Schneeberg or simply by following the easier forest road. After enjoying the impressive scenic view from the summit of Großer Otter (towards Rax, Schneeberg and Semmering), the descent is done by simply following the forest road back towards the parking.

Tour Description

00:00 Start at the parking Kummerbauerstadl (GPS: 47.623311, 15.885887) and first follow the street back for a few meters.
00:02 Turn left into the forest road at the first possible occasion.
00:20 Follow the hiking trail through the amazing mountain pasture.
00:25 At the crossing, turn left and follow the marked hiking trail through the forest up towards Großer Otter. Optionally, you can continue following the forest street up (easier but not as scenic).
00:40 Enjoy the view towards Rax/Schneeberg and continue following the trail. At the crossing, keep straight and follow the trail up towards the summit cross of Großer Otter.
00:43 Enjoy the amazing scenic view from Großer Otter.
00:50 Turn right, descend towards the meadow, turn right again and follow the gravel road through the forest back to the parking.
01:05 Cross again the mountain pasture and continue following the forest road back (same as used for the ascent).
01:25 Well deserved break ( ) at Kummerbauerstadl. End of the tour.

At a glance

Level  easy 
Shape / Fitness
Best time in the year  
General Tour Data

Area: Wiener Alpen, Lower Austria, Austria
Distance: 5km
Ascent: 316m (0h 30min)
Descent: 295m (0h 20min)
Highest Pt: 1358m
Lowest Pt: 1061m
Duration: 1h 20min (without breaks)
1h 25min (with breaks)
Stop/Rest: Kummerbauerstadl (1080m)
Equipment: Comfortable hiking shoes
(in winter: spikes / “Grödel”)
Sun & Weather protection


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Tour Diary

2022-11-13 13:30

Weather: Sunny, perfect
Participants: Stefan, Debora
Activity: Garmin

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