Kernhofer Gscheid Pass

Cross-country ski on Gscheid


The core Hofer Gscheid, locally even called Gscheid, is a pass with a summit altitude of 970 m above sea level. A. in the Lower Austrian Alps. It connects the villages Kernhof ( in Traisental at St. Aegyd am Neuwalde ) and third ( in Salzatal at Mariazell ). The pass road has a maximum slope of 13 %, which is almost entirely in the district of Lilienfeld.

On the summit level, there are two inns and a small church. Since the Vienna Wallfahrerweg to Mariazell via the core Hofer Gscheid, many groups use the place as a base on their way.

Just south of the saddle rises the limestone massif of Göller ( 1766m ). His panoramic peak can be reached on a marked rise in about two and a half hours.

To the west leads from the core Hofer Gscheid a winding road to Ulreichsberg. From there is in the northwest to connect to Annaberg and the area of ​​the Park Oetscher - gate wall. Another narrow road leading from the Ulreichsberg Hubertussee in the Valley of Walster.