OverviewGrazer Bergland is the mountainous area north of Graz. The area is well known by climbers and offers several hundreds climbing routes.
Grazer Bergland is part of Randgebirge östlich der Mur (other parts are Fischbacher Alpen with Stuhleck, Wechsel and Semmering).
The river Mur is the westward border between Graz and Mixnitz. Breitenauer Tal is the northern border. The northeast and east border are Feistritztal and Fladnitztal. The southern borders are diffuse and changes to the Oststeirisches Hügelland.
Important mountains are
- Hochlantsch (1720 m)
- Rote Wand (1505 m)
- Schöckl (1445 m)
and several more ...
Ice Climbing, Via Ferrata, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Skiing
near Breitenau is an easy waterfall - nice for ice climbing in a cold (!!) winter
see the link section for more climbing information
near Breitenau Klammgrabenklettersteig
Naturfreunde Klettersteig to summit of Hochlantsch
Teichalm is the largest almarea in the alps
The Summits like Rote Wand and Hochlantsch (and several outhers) are popular hiking areas.
several dirt routes are open for mountain biking
a small ski resort at Teichalm
and also two ski lifts at Schöckl (near Graz)
Getting There and Places to StayThe part near the Austrian Southern Railway branch lines (Bruck/Mur to Graz)can easily be reached by public transport.
Several B+Bs and Hotels in small towns
Red TapeSome parts of the climbing areas near Bärenschützklamm are closed from January to beginning of July.
Some routes at Rote Wand are closed due to breeding birds.
Carpark Rote Wand - overnight parking prohibited.
climbing, skitouring, viae ferratae
www.bergsteigen.at offers a lot of climbing, viae ferratae, skitouring information (only in German)
non climbing links