Likelihood of triggering
Triggering is likely, even from low additional loads, on many steep slopes (steeper than 30 degrees). In some cases, numerous large and often very large natural avalanches can be expected.
Geocaching Tour Lech.
Where are the "Gip's?".
To the ‘Gipslöchern’ in Oberlech.
The "Gipslöcher" conservation area has over 1000 sinkholes and is regarded as being an exceptional geological feature in all of Europe. The biggest sinkhole measures about 100 metres in diameter and its craters extend down 35 metres into the earth. This place is not just of special interest to nature lovers but for our little explorers too!
The Geocaching tour "Where are the Gip's?" takes cachers in ten stations from Oberlech via the town of "Schlößle" to the "Tannegg" viewing point. From here you get to hike through a wonderful mountain region to the ‘Gipslöcher’ conservation area, where you get to gaze at the wonder of this special natural feature. From the Kriegerhorn mountain station proceed through the pine forest back to Oberlech.
Details & Facts.
- Route length: ca. 4 km
- Ascent: 200 m
- Descent: 200 m
- Duration: ca. 1.5 hours
- Lowest point: 1637 m
- Highest point: 1,818 m
Download your stamp pass for the tour here.
Safety information for geocaching.
- Looking for geocaches set by the geocache owner "TANNBERG" are done at your own risk.
- Please note the cache description, along the assessment of difficulty and terrain.
- Before heading out on any search, geocachers must be in a position to assess the situation on site and their own ability levels.
- No geocache is worth endangering your own health!
- Warth-Schröcken Tourismus and the Tannberg region assume no liability for accidents of any kind which may occur on the suggested routes!