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Difficulty: medium

Lake Zirein via Anderl's Hut

towards Anderl´s Hütte to stunning Lake Zirein

Length 14.68 km
Duration 6:00 h
Altitude
844 hm
844 hm
By car via Aschau (Brandenberg), past the Wimm farm to the barrier to the Aschau-Wimm car park in Brandenberg. From the car park, walk towards the Eilalm and Anderl´s Almhütte and the Lageggalm via Kreuzein Hochleger. Continue along the Rosskogel Saddle, a short stretch downhill through the Rosswies to the lake. Take the same route back.

Directions
From the car park, walk towards the Eilalm and Anderl´s Almhütte and the Lageggalm via Kreuzein Hochleger. Continue along the Rosskogel Saddle, a short stretch downhill through the Rosswies to the lake. Take the same route back.

Author
Alpbachtal Tourismus

Author’s recommendation
Lake Zirein is a natural gem in the rugged Rofan Range. Depending on the weather, the lake changes colour. According to legend, the water contains gold: if cows & sheep that drank from it their teeth would turn to gold.

Rest stop
Family friendly
Details
Max. Altitude 1896
Start Brandenberg/ Aschau Wimm car park at the barrier
End Brandenberg/ Aschau Wimm car park at the barrier
Public access A12, motorway exit Kramsach, towards Kramsach, Sonnwendjochbergbahn (defunct chairlift), along the L4 to Aschau, through the village up to the Wimm farm, cross the cattle grid to the barrier
Public transport not applicable
Parking Parking lot after the Wimm farm at the barrier
Equipment Sturdy footwear and suitable clothing
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