Sophienalpe

Description

A hike through the hills to see whatever little was visible of the solar eclipse. Unfortunately Vienna is too far to the east, and only a tiny little edge of the sun was covered by the moon. The other problem was that I didn’t have any filters, so I had to use the clouds as my filter!

From Pötzleinsdorf up to Hameau, over to the Sophienalpe (from where I watched the eclipse) and the Mostalm, and then down to Hadersdorf.

Practical info about the hike and a slideshow with images follow below.

Map & data

The hike. Click the image for a larger version.
Elevation profile. Click the image for a larger version.

GPS track: Sophienalpe.gpxTotal length: 13.5km — Cumulative elevation: +/-550m

Public transport: Tram 41 to Pötzleinsdorf; train (S50) from Hadersdorf.

Images