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Ski touring in the touring ski area Grebenzen

Ski tours for hobby tourer on the Grebenzen

The Grebenzen is especially popular for longer, as well as shorter ski tours. The huts along the way invite you to stop for a bite to eat.

Enjoy the Murau mountains

This is the place of longing for nature lovers. The Murau Kreischberg region is nestled amidst the rolling hills of the Nockberge and the alpine Niedere Tauern in Styria. For sports enthusiasts, connoisseurs and beginners, there are fantastic and varied tours around the picturesque town of Murau.

Slowly you draw your gentle tracks along the mountain slopes. Your thoughts concentrate on your breath and you leave your everyday worries behind. Well equipped, wrapped up like an onion and the skins on your touring skis, you listen intently to the crunching of snow under your feet.

Your tour will take you over cat-tracks, open meadow terrain and steep ridges through the deep snow-covered winter forest. The wind blows the snow from the snow-covered trees. You glide over open alpine meadows and step by step you get closer to your destination. Once you have arrived, the Murau mountains are at your feet. You unpack your snack and warm yourself with a cup of tea. Passing snow-covered trees and idyllic winter scenery, you whiz down to the valley. A refreshment, such as a Murauer wheat beer, is already waiting for you.

Winter special

Lercher’s winter specialfrom € 285,00

- 3 / 4 / 5 nights
- 2x rental equipment of your choice
- Half board
- bookable until 10.4.2023

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Tour to the Grebenzen Schutzhaus

  • level of difficulty: intermediate
  • length: 6,75 km
  • duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • starting point: valley station Bergbahnen Grebenzen "Pabstin" 1.000 m (St. Lambrecht)
  • finish point: Grebenzen Schutzhaus 1,680 m
  • parking: directly at the starting point at the valley station Grebenzen

The intermediate tour is about 6,75 km long and takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes. The start is at the valley station of the cable car Grebenzen "Pabstin" 1.000 m in St. Lambrecht. Parking is available right at the valley station. The destination of the tour is the Grebenzen Schutzhaus at 1,680 m above sea level.

Tour description

We start from the valley station heading west - first along the cat-track of the family-downhill-run and after crossing the roads over open meadowland heading south (slight ascent). We pass the Pirkbauer farmstead and head towards the Stiftswald forest.

We ascend along the route of the family-descent to a small saddle east of the Gidikogel. Then we follow the course of the family-descent over a moderately ascending ridge. At about 1,600 m above sea level, the family-descent turns to the north-east and leads via a forest path directly to the Schutzhaus on the Grebenzen (1,648 m above sea level).

Together in Murau

Time together in Muraufrom € 233,00

- 2 nights in the 4* Murauer room or the 4* Hotel room
- 5-course-surprise-menu with corresponding wine
- 1 x picknick in nature
- Bookable the whole year

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Tour to the Grebenzen at 1.870 m above sea level

  • level of difficulty: demanding
  • length: 7,11 km
  • duration: 2 hours
  • starting point: valley station Bergbahnen Grebenzen "Pabstin" 1.000 m (St. Lambrecht)
  • finish point: Grebenzen Schutzhaus 1,680 m
  • parking: directly at the starting point at the valley station Grebenzen

This demanding tour is 7.11 km long and is completed in about 2 hours. The starting point is the valley station Bergbahnen Grebenzen "Pabstin" at 1,000 m above sea level in St. Lambrecht. Parking is possible directly at the valley station. The finish point is reached via the Dreiwiesenhütte.

Equipment and equipment rental

For those who have always wanted to follow the gentle tracks or those who would like to improve their technique, Richi's Skischool at the Kreischberg offers the perfect start. Adapted to your own experience, they will put together exactly the right tour for you and accompany you along the way.

If you want to travel light or even arrive by train, your reliable partners for your equipment and gear at Intersport Pintar and Sport Suli are happy to help you out.

Rental of Snowshoes & touring equipment

Intersport Pintar

Bundesstraße 7a, 8850 Murau
Phone: 0043 3532 239, Mail: office (at) sportpintar. at

Intersport Rent

Kreischbergstraße 1, 8861 St. Georgen / Murau
Phone: 0043 3537 22222, Mail: kreischberg (at) sportpintar. at

Sport Suli

St. Lorenzen 31, 8861 St. Georgen / Murau
Phone: 0043 3537 264, Mail: snowboardschule (at) suli. at

Local recreation area Frauenalpe in Murau, Styria


15 minutes away from the Hotel Lercher
-Snowshoe hike and ski tours on 100% natural snow
-Directly above the old town of Murau

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Your winter vacation in Murau

As a special highlight, some of our tours are perfect for a full moon tour under the starry sky. When returning to the Hotel Gasthof Lercher in Murau, you are able to warm up in the intimate wellness area and browse a little trough your favorite books.

The medieval town of Murau magically attracts you. During your tour through the town, you will be enchanted by the history and the densely packed colorful houses around the castle hill. Your journey of discovery will take you to sights, such as the castle of Murau of the Princely Family of Schwarzenberg and the Murau Brewery of the Senses.

During a cozy dinner at the Lercher's Restaurant, let your hosts tell you about the history of the town. Don't forget to enjoy a glass of wine from the wine cellar or a sip of Murauer beer at our wooden bar.