Grasberg (mountain)

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View of the Grasberg from the southeast, behind the Raxalpe

View of the Grasberg from the southeast, behind the Raxalpe

height 1078  m above sea level A.
location Lower Austria , Austria
Mountains Edge mountains east of the Mur
Dominance 1.28 km →  Mitterotter
Notch height 103 m ↓  near Schanzkapelle
Coordinates 47 ° 38 '50 "  N , 15 ° 53' 46"  E Coordinates: 47 ° 38 '50 "  N , 15 ° 53' 46"  E
Grasberg (mountain) (Lower Austria)
Grasberg (mountain)

The Grasberg is 1078  m above sea level. A. high mountain in the area of ​​the municipality of Gloggnitz in southern Lower Austria, about four kilometers southwest of its center.


South of the Grasberg are the Otter Mountains . To the west of it is the Semmering area , including the Eselstein and Sonnwendstein mountains .

A short section of the Semmering expressway S6 between Gloggnitz and Schottwien runs in the steep north flank of the Grasberg.


The spelling Grasberg is still the most common today. However, the current version of the official Austrian map opts for the Grassberg variant ; the compass map again for the Graßberg variant .

Paths in the area of ​​the Grasberg

The Austrian long-distance hiking trail No. 01 leads from the community of Raach am Hochgebirge via Schlagl to the Schanz chapel just south of the Grasberg and from there via Göstritz to the pilgrimage site of Maria Schutz . A marked path leads from the Schanzkapelle to the “Kummerbauer Stadl” inn. The summit of the Grasberg, however, can only be reached via unmarked trails.

Individual evidence

  1. Federal Office for Metrology and Surveying Austria: Austrian Map online (Austrian map 1: 50,000)

Web links

Commons : Grasberg  - Collection of images, videos and audio files