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Au-Schoppernau | Bergkristall hut

Vorsäß Boden
Kapelle im Vorsäß Boden
Vorsäß Boden


Distance:11,2 km
Ascent:420 m
Descent:420 m
Duration:04:00 h
Deepest point:813 m
Highest point:1242 m



  • Walk up, toboggan down –

    From Au (800 m), a perfectly Prepared path takes you along thenorthern edge of the Lug, mainly through a forest, up into the Dürrenbachtalto the idyllically located Boden mountain pasture.This is also the location of the Bergkristall hut located at an altitude of over 1,200 m. This tranquil, beautiful mountain valley is surrounded by the impressive, steeply rising rock massifs of the Zitterklapfenstock (2,403 m). You descend the same way.When the conditions are right, it is a good idea to take along a sledge for the descent into the valley.starting point Au, village hall culture on the route. The Boden mountain pasture, at an altitude of 1,200 m, is a rural settlement with a chapel. The land is collective property, whereas the huts are private property. This is where the farmers come with their cattle for several weeks before and after the summer. The Boden mountain pasture is one of the largest alpine dairy pastures in the Bregenzerwald. Characteristic.

    Rewarding hike in a tranquil, remote mountain valley chances to stop off for a drink/food Au, Bergkristall hut (monday closed)

    Author: Monika Albrecht
    letzte Änderung: 16.06.2020

  • Difficulty:mittel




    Altitude: 1242 m 813 m Best season:
    Safety instructions:

    Please contact the tourist information office in Au-Schoppernau for the opening times of the Bergkristall hut and the conditions for sledging.
    T +43 (0)5515 2288

    More info & links:

    Die Öffnungszeiten der Bergkristall-Hütte und die Verhältnisse zum Schlittenfahren erfahren Sie im Tourismusbüro Au, Tel. +43(0)5515 2288!

  • Directions

    Winter hiking paths throughout the whole of the Bregenzerwald are clearly signposted in an easily visible pink.


    Start Gemeindeamt Au / Tourist Office
    Geogr. 47.321855 N 9.9804180000001 E
    Destination Gemeindeamt Au /Tourist Office
  • Public transportation:


    Von Deutschland:
    Autobahn Lindau, Pfänder Tunnel, Autobahnabfahrt Dornbirn Nord – Bregenzerwald – Egg – Mellau – Au-Schoppernau
    Autobahn Kempten – Immenstadt – Oberstaufen – Grenzübergang Springen-Aach – Lingenau – Egg – Au-Schoppernau (mautfrei)
    Garmisch-Partenkirchen oder Füssen – Reutte (Tirol) – Lechtal – Warth – Au-Schoppernau (mautfrei)

     Von (über) Schweiz:
    Autobahn St. Gallen – St. Margrethen/Au – Lustenau – Dornbirn – Bregenzerwald – Egg – Mellau – Au-Schoppernau

    Von Österreich:
    Inntal-Autobahn – Innsbruck – St. Anton – Arlbergpass – Lech – Warth (bei Wintersperre Arlbergtunnel – Dornbirn – Egg – Mellau) – Au-Schoppernau


    Route Planner


    Gemeindeamt Au / Tourist Office