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Ruine Khünburg 839 m über den Jägersteig

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  • Die Ruine Khünburg von der B111 gesehen mit Vellacher Egel
    / Die Ruine Khünburg von der B111 gesehen mit Vellacher Egel
    Photo: Juergen Hilgenberg, ÖAV Sektion Hermagor
  • / Die Ruine Khünburg oberhalb der Ortschaft Khünburg, links der Parkplatz
    Photo: Juergen Hilgenberg, ÖAV Sektion Hermagor
  • / Der Beginn des Jägersteiges
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  • / Schneerosen
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  • / Die Ruine Khünburg vom Jägersteig
    Photo: Juergen Hilgenberg, ÖAV Sektion Hermagor
  • / Die Ruine Khünburg
    Photo: Juergen Hilgenberg, ÖAV Sektion Hermagor
  • / Äußerer Eingang
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  • / Innerer Eingang
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  • / Aufgang auf den Turm
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  • / Blick aus einem Turmfenster Richtung Hermagor
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  • / Eine junge Kreuzotter nahe der Burg
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  • / Grasiris unterhalb der Ruine Khünburg
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  • / Alpenveilchen
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  • / Brusn-Bründl
    Photo: Walter Mörtl, ÖAV Sektion Hermagor
  • / Das Brusnbründl am Forstweg unterhalb der Ruine Khünburg
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moderate
Distance 4 km
2:00 h
248 m
248 m
839 m
588 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Juergen Hilgenberg
Update: July 15, 2016
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Ruine Kühnburg, 839 m
Lowest point
ÖBB Haltepunkt Vellach-Kühnburg, 588 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Bus- oder Bahnhaltestelle Vellach-Khünburg (590 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.631192, 13.408003
DMS
46°37'52.3"N 13°24'28.8"E
UTM
33T 378137 5165412
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Destination

Bus- oder Bahnhaltestelle Vellach-Khünburg

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.631192, 13.408003
DMS
46°37'52.3"N 13°24'28.8"E
UTM
33T 378137 5165412
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass Wanderkarte "Villacher Alpe" 1:50.000, Nr. 64

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
4 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
248 m
Descent
248 m
Highest point
839 m
Lowest point
588 m
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