Triassic Park, © Tirol Werbung/Bauer Frank
Triassic Park, © Tirol Werbung/Bauer Frank

Themed Hike
Triassic Trail

This four-kilometre-long learning trail is great for all the family. It begins at the top of the cable cars in Waidring Steinplatte and invites both adults and children to embark on a journey back in time to the Triassic period when the area was covered in water by the ancient Tethys ocean. The traces left behind, including numerous fossils, teach visitors about ancient flora and fauna as well as geology. Along the way, walkers must solve a series of challenges. Highlights include a viewing platform in the shape of a fan coral, a giant coral reef, lifesize models of dinosaurs as well as the summit of the Steinplatte mountain (1,869 metres) offering fabulous views of the Loferer Rocky Mountains, the Hohe Tauern Mountains, the Kitzbühel Alps and the Zillertal Alps.

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Starting point  

Top of Steinplatte/Waidring cable car

Finishing point

Top of Steinplatte/Waidring cable car

Mountain chain

Chiemgau Alps

Length

3.9 km

Approximate hiking time

1 h 30 min

Features

  • Wheelchair-accessible Hiking Route
  • Circular hike

Difficulty rating

intermediate (red mountain trails)

Altitude

1,842m 1,646m

Elevation uphill 210m
Vertical metres downhill 210m

Fitness level

Technique

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* These are approximate values and recommendations. Please take your personal fitness level, technical ability and the current weather conditions into account. Tirol Werbung cannot guarantee that the information provided is correct and accepts no liability.

Public transport

  • Accessible using public transport

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Trail description

Departing from the top of the Steinplatte/Waidring cable car, walk past the Plattenkogel reservoir and along a slope known as the "Südhang" on a well-maintained trail. It takes approximately one hour to reach the mighty cross on the summit of the Steinplatte mountain, at an elevation of 1,869 metres above sea level. The trail brings you back to the top terminal, where you skirt the right hand side of a rock face known as the Red Wall and return to the Triassic Park.

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Your destination address: Steinplatte, Waidring

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