Month: February 2019

Autumn hike to the waterfall

Do you know the waterfall of the Grimmingbach?Have you ever been there?No, never heard of it before - then it is high time to visit this natural spectacle! But where is the waterfall located and does a path lead there?Here comes the hiking route to the waterfall, which leads mainly through forest and meadow areas:The tour starts in Tauplitz am Freibad (leisure centre). The tour continues along an asphalted farm road in the direction of the Gnanitzalm. After just a few hundred metres you will reach mehr lesen [...]

Spring in the alpine country

Finally - spring is here! The days are getting longer and warmer. Also in the Alps and on the mountain slopes around the FreiraumHütte it is getting green. You can literally feel the awakening of nature. For me this is the most exciting time in the Alps. Nature is changing around the FreiraumHütte. Every day, new, more spring flowers are added, whose concentrated power transforms the landscape into a sea of colours. I would like to briefly introduce a few of these spring bloomers.SumpfdotterblumeIt mehr lesen [...]

Sun terrace – an addition of a special kind

As soon as the sun is low and the Dachstein massif glows in the reddish light of the setting sun, it would be time for a "Sun-Downer" with beer or wine on the sun terrace of the FreiraumHütte. In addition, summer temperatures and a fantastic view of the mountains would invite you. We have been dreaming of this atmosphere for many years. Now finally we start to realize our dream. A terrace in the direction of the valley, i.e. in a south-west position, is to be tackled this summer - an extension mehr lesen [...]

Ennstal-Classic 2018

Driving like 50 years ago - that's what Ennstal-Classic is all about. All historically valuable and important automobiles, which were built before December 1972 and still have a road permission, are allowed to start. On both race days, around 450 kilometres have to be covered. A task that demands a lot of driving ability and endurance.When: 17 to 21 July 2018Start: Gröbming in the Ennstal valleyGoal: Schladminger Hauptplatzmore information under: www.ennstal-classic.at mehr lesen [...]