I noticed the following article in the Kleine Zeitung (a reliable source if information) this morning:
Basically, it says that there is no limit on how far one may travel for the purposes of outdoor recreation. I offer it up here for discussion among OE activators, as these things are often contradicted somewhere else. Even if correct, I would suggest that the caveats about avoiding Hochtouren and demanding routes still apply.
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