Warth Schroecken
Wandern Warth-Schröcken Arlberg (147)

Geocaching Tour Warth.

"Pastor Müller and the white gold".

In the footsteps of ski pioneer Pastor Müller.
When Warth pastor, Johann Müller, read about skiing for the first time in in a newspaper in 1894, he thought to himself that this might be really quite helpful in the snow-abundant Tannberg region. He ordered some for himself and then was the first to ski across open terrain and through the deep snow from Warth to Lech - what a sensation! This was the beginning of ski sport in the region.

Find out more about ski history here.

A sporty tour.
On the geocaching tour "Pastor Müller and the white gold" under the "Sport" theme, cachers start in Warth and follow in his footsteps over ten stations. Via "Spitzingen Stein" and the "Hochalpe" 's to the Saloberkopf. The view to the route that Pastor Müller enjoyed at that time on his skis opens up before you. Afterwards cachers hike across Salobersattel past interesting karst formations, continuing to the Hochtannberg pass. Via Chapel "St. Jakobus" on the Simmel's continuing on the salt road back to Warth.

Details & Facts.

  • Route length: ca. 12 km
  • Ascent: 389 m
  • Descent: 766 m
  • Duration: ca. 4 hours
  • Lowest point: 1502 m
  • Highest point: 2037 m

Download your stamp pass for the tour right 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!

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.

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Please note the current traffic situation

  • L200 Bregenzerwald
  • B198 Reutte
  • L198 Lech
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