Grazer Bergland

Page Type Page Type: Area/Range
Location Lat/Lon: 47.36272°N / 15.42412°E
Activities Activities: Hiking, Trad Climbing, Sport Climbing, Toprope, Bouldering, Via Ferrata, Skiing
Seasons Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Additional Information Elevation: 5643 ft / 1720 m
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Grazer 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).
Grazer Bergland  

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)

Climbing Sectors

Rote Wand

Rote Wand Rote Wand
Feuervogel Rote Wand - Feuervogel
Feuervogel Rote Wand - Feuervogel
Weg der schönen Maenner Rote Wand - Weg der schönen Männer

Breite Wand

Röthelstein - Elfengarten Röthelstein Elfengarten
UFO Röthelstein - UFO

Bärenschützklamm, Brunntal

Brunntalwand - abseiling Brunntalwand
Sanduhrenparadies (Grazer Bergland) Sanduhrenparadies


and several more ...

Ice Climbing, Via Ferrata, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Skiing

Ice Climbing

near Breitenau is an easy waterfall - nice for ice climbing in a cold (!!) winter
easy ice climbs in Grazer Bergland  

see the link section for more climbing information

Via Ferrata

near Breitenau Klammgrabenklettersteig

Naturfreunde Klettersteig to summit of Hochlantsch
hochlantsch / grazer bergland Hochlantsch Klettersteig



Teichalm is the largest almarea in the alps

The Summits like Rote Wand and Hochlantsch (and several outhers) are popular hiking areas.

Steirischer Jokl Steir. Jokel (Hochlantsch)
Schüsserlbrunn (pilgrimage church) Schüsserlbrunn
Tyrnauer Alm Tyrnauer Alm

Mountain Biking

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 Stay

The 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 Tape

Some 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.

External Links

climbing, skitouring, viae ferratae offers a lot of climbing, viae ferratae, skitouring information (only in German)

non climbing links


Books etc.

Grazer Bergland Climbing Guide - Schall Verlag



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