The Karnische Höhenweg or "Friedensweg" leads along the entire Karnische Kamm, which runs along the border between Austria and Italy.
Distance 137.8 km
The somewhat longer section east of the Plöckenpass offers a gentle mountain landscape with extensive alpine meadows and easy hiking mountains. West of the Plöckenpass, the more interesting alpine section stretches along the highest peaks of the Carnic Ridge. The alpine long-distance hiking trail leads through a scenically extremely beautiful and varied area.
In addition to the conventional course of the Carnic High Trail, challenging summit ascents such as Gr. Kinigat, Filmoorhöhe, Porze, Monte Peralba, Hohe Warte and others can be included (partly on fixed rope routes). We recommend a 2-3 day extension - with additional overnight stays at the Filmoorhütte or the Untere Valentin Alm.
AuthorErich Glantschnig, Kärntner Bergwanderführer
Update: August 28, 2020
Tips and hintsFurther information is available from the Nassfeld-Pressegger Information & Service Center at +43 4285 8241 and email@example.com
Getting thereThe approach depends on the planned starting point of the Karnischer Höhenweg. See the individual stages.
ParkingThe parking possibility depends on the planned starting point of the Karnische Höhenweg. See the individual stages.
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Author’s map recommendations
- Sturdy footwear (hiking boots or mountain boots)
- (Hiking) Clothing for all weather conditions: rain protection, hats, gloves, ... (according to the season)
- First aid kit
- Cell phone or radio
- Hiking maps
- Sun protection and sunglasses
- Flashlight or headlamp
- Catering (drinks, water bottles and possibly food)
- ev. hiking poles
- 8 Stages
Duration : h
Highest point m
Lowest point m
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