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Ascent of Schafberg on 2009-07-28

Climber: Lee Newton

Others in Party:Sarah Newton
Chris Weir
Daniel Newton (7 months old)
Date:Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:Train
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Schafberg
    Location:Austria
    Elevation:1781 m / 5846 ft

Ascent Trip Report

One beautiful afternoon on r family holiday we took th historic Schafbergbahn (train) up to the top station. A climb of 5 minutes took us to the highest point and a wonderful panorama over the Salzkammergut. The Hoher Dachstein was the dominant peak to be seen. My 7 month old son was pleased with the grass to lie on, and the baby carrier from which to view the world. Highly recommended with a choice of 2 terraces on which to sit and drink beer ;-).
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:42 m / 138 ft
    Distance:0.2 km / 0.1 mi
    Route:from top station of the mountain railway
    Trailhead:Sankt Wolfgang  1739 m / 5708 ft
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Beautiful
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:5 Minutes



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