Pre-EX4     Sun 09. September 2018    1 day

Structural geology in the Underground - Excursion to the largest ice cave in the world
Guide: Peter Pointner

Meeting point:

6:45 University of Salzburg, Hellbrunner Str. 34 or
07:30 Parking at the Eisriesenwelt visitor centre in Werfen (Arrival by train to Werfen with arrival from Salzburg at 06:55 and 07:15 -> from there pick up and transport to the Eisriesenwelt car park)

Programme items:
Guided tour through the ice part (approx. 1 km), structural geology underground in the main course of the cave (approx. 1 km), explanation Eastern Alps panorama, debriefing with lecture about the caves of the Tennengebirge.

Language: German, short explanations in English

Suitable mountain equipment for a stay in an alpine cave of approx. 4 h (temperature +1°C, darkness, dirt). Sturdy shoes (mountain boots), long trousers, jacket, hood, gloves, helmet, headlight (headlamp), warm drinks. A limited number of lamps and helmets can be provided.

Program sequence:
07:30 Meeting point visitor centre Eisriesenwelt and walk approx. 20min to the valley station of the Eisriesenwelt
08:00 Cable car ride to the Oedl-Haus and walk to the cave entrance (approx. 20 min)
08:30 - 09:30 Guided tour through the ice section of the Eisriesenwelt
09:30 - 12:00 Inspection and visit of structural geological outcrops in the main course
12:00 - 12:30 Way back from the cave
12:30 - 13:00 Eastern Alps Panorama
13:00 - 14:30 Break at the Oedl-Haus (food available)
14:30 - 15:30 Lecture Caves of the Tennengebirge at the Oedl-Haus
16:00 Cable car ride into the valley (end of excursion at the Eisriesenwelt visitor centre)

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CBGA 2018 - Geology

Hellbrunnersstraße 34

5020 Salzburg - AUSTRIA

+43 662 8044 5400

Mo-Fr: 09.00 - 12.00 GMT+2

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Salzburg Geology Group    Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultt Foto Scheinast
Hellbrunnerstrasse 34
5020 Salzburg

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