Schöckl (also spelt Schöckel) is a mountain in the Austrian state of Styria. It is about 14 km north of the city center of Graz, the capital of Styria.

Schoeckl vom Nordosten.JPG
Schöckl from the north-east
Highest point
Elevation1,445 m (4,741 ft)
Prominence517 m (1,696 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Isolation15.5 km (9.6 mi) Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates47°12′4″N 15°28′32″E / 47.20111°N 15.47556°E / 47.20111; 15.47556
Schöckl is located in Austria
Parent rangePrealps East of the Mur
Easiest routehiking

There is a cableway to the summit from the nearby health resort of St Radegund.[1]

In 1931, the rocket designer Friedrich Schmiedl began a rocket mail service here, launching rockets to St Radegund.[2]

Schöckl Transmitter is situated on the mountain.


  1. ^ Baedeker's Austria, Automobile Association
  2. ^ Rocket Mail King George V Silver Jubilee stamps, accessed 23 May 2014.
View towards Graz from the summit