© Foto Oberösterreich Tourismus/Bad Ischl/Tom Son: Sightseeing im Park des Theater u. Kongresshauses Bad Ischl im Salzkammergut.
Eine Frau und ein Mann spazieren im Park des Theater u. Kongresshauses Bad Ischl im Salzkammergut.
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Paths of Resistance: Route 3 - The leap into freedom

Ebensee, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • Suitable for groups
  • Free entry
  • Reservation requested

Date

06.07.2024 / 08:00- 17:00
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Event location

Feuerkogel cable car
Rudolf Ippisch-Platz 4
4802 Ebensee

Contact

Kulturhauptstadt Bad Ischl - Salzkammergut 2024

Auböckplatz 4, 4820 Bad Ischl

Phone+43 6132 23884
E-Mailbuero@salzkammergut-2024.at
Webwww.salzkammergut-2024.at
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On this hike on the Feuerkogel via the Riederhütte, Höllkogel, Spitz Alm and Steinkogel, you will learn more about the biographies of Albrecht Gaiswinkler and Johann Grafl. Gaiswinkler deserted in France and trained with the SOE (Special Operation Executive) in England. Johann Grafl then joined him in Austria and on 8 April 1945 they parachuted into the Höllengebirge on behalf of the British Allies instead of the Hohe Zinken due to the weather and a flight error. At the Riederhütte, the two made contact with the landlady, Mrs Puchinger. They descended to the Steinkogl stop and took the train to Bad Aussee. A mountain guide and a historian accompany them on this hike. This moderately difficult hike takes you from the Feuerkogel via the Riederhütte, Höllkogel, Spitz Alm and Steinkogl. 

Approx. 15 km, ascent 490 m, descent 1,650 m, walking time without breaks approx. 5.5 hours. Adequate fitness, sturdy footwear and suitable clothing are required. This hike only takes place in good weather. Bad weather dates: 12.07.2024 and 13.07.2024. The cost of the cable car is not included and must be paid privately. 

Landscapes like the Salzkammergut are not only living and natural spaces, they have a political history. In addition to active support for National Socialism, the tradition of resistance against the "authorities" was particularly expressed in the case of Hitler's fascism. Areas of the alpine pastures and high mountains inaccessible to outsiders served as retreats and hiding places for those persecuted for political and religious reasons. Familiarity with the barrenness of the surroundings, with the harsh climatic conditions, but also the cohesion of the inhabitants in local collectives enabled the persecuted to survive. The objective of the walks in the Salzkammergut landscape is to anchor the memory of the women and men in the resistance in the collective memory.

Contributors

VHS Upper Austria - Salzkammergut branch (project managers)
Wolfgang Quatember, Nina Höllinger (Contemporary History Museum Ebensee)
Juliane LeitnerGuenter Hupfer (mountain guides)
With the support of: Upper Austrian Chamber of Labour

Lisa Neuhuber, Martina Rothschädl (Head of Programme remembrance culture)

Feuerkogel cable car

Rudolf Ippisch-Platz 4, 4802 Ebensee

Phone+43 50 140
E-Mailinfo@feuerkogel.info
Webhttp://www.feuerkogel.info

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Number of participants limited, registration absolutely necessary

  • Free entry
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for teenagers
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends

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Date

06.07.2024 / 08:00- 17:00
book a ticket
Reservation requested

Event location

Feuerkogel cable car
Rudolf Ippisch-Platz 4
4802 Ebensee

Contact

Kulturhauptstadt Bad Ischl - Salzkammergut 2024

Auböckplatz 4, 4820 Bad Ischl

Phone+43 6132 23884
E-Mailbuero@salzkammergut-2024.at
Webwww.salzkammergut-2024.at
book a ticketbook a ticket


We speak the following languages

German

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