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Hiking Tour through the Garnitzenklamm Gorge

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10.1 km
4:00 h
1023 m
1023 m
1. From Möderndorf through the 1st and 2nd section of the gorge to the shelter and then returning to Möderndorf via St. Urban (approx. 2.5 hours.). 2. Crossing all 4 sections of the gorge right through to the end (approx. 2.5 hours) a.) From the end of the gorge to the Kühweger Alm (approx. 1 hour) and then via the Kühweger Thörl to the Gartnerkofel (approx. 2.5 hours) or from the Kühweger Thörl to the Nassfeld (approx. 1 hour) b.) From the end of the gorge via Garnitzenklamm Gorge - Garnitzenhöhe – Garnitzenklamm Gorge - Watschiger Alm to the Nassfeld (approx. 3 - 4 hours).

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Tourismusinfo Nassfeld-Pressegger See
Updated: February 10, 2014

Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
1188 m
Lowest point
610 m
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Description 1. From Möderndorf through the 1st and 2nd section of the gorge to the shelter and then returning to Möderndorf via St. Urban (approx. 2.5 hours.). 2. Crossing all 4 sections of the gorge right through the end (approx. 2.5 hours) a.) From the end of the gorge to the Kühweger Alm (approx. 1 hour) and then via the Kühweger Thörl to the Gartnerkofel (approx. 2.5 hours) or from the Kühweger Thörl to the Nassfeld (approx. 1 hour) b.) From the end of the gorge via Garnitzenklamm Gorge - Garnitzenhöhe – Garnitzenklamm Gorge - Watschiger Alm to the Nassfeld (approx. 3 - 4 hours). Character The Garnitzenklamm Gorge, a natural landmark, is without doubt one of Carinthia’s most beautiful natural attractions. Situated 2 km south of Hermagor (starting point Eggeralm main road), the lower section of a 6 km long canyon, created over the years by the Garnitzenbach stream, has been made accessible for hikers. The gorge is through canyon-crossing via ferrata, bridges and waterfalls fully accessible throughout until the end of the gorge. This tour takes approx. 2.5 hours. A head for heights is required for some of the sections. Infrastructure No details Points for refreshment Klammwirt, inns/restaurants in Möderndorf and Hermagor. Nassfeld: Garnitzen Alm, Watschiger Alm, Alpenhof Plattner, Dorfgasthaus Noldi Stub´n, Ristorante da Livio, Al gallo Forcello Attractions Nassfeld: Ice Age flower: Blue Wulfenia – blossoming time from mid-June until end of July. NTC – Rock Labyrinth / Flying Fox Mile- Tressdorfer Alm, "AquaTrail BergWasser", Gartnerkofel chair lift, Millennium   Express (Tröpolach to Nassfeld), summer toboggan run Pendolino, Lift & Bike Giro, show cheesemaking dairy Tressdorfer Alm. Waterfalls, bridges, canyons“ More details
  • Starting point: Eggeralm main road
  • Finishing point: end of the gorge
  • Distance: 6
  • Total walking time: 4-5
  • Trail number: 409 and/or 410
  • Level of difficulty: moderate

Equipment

Rucksacks should be packed individually, - but absolutely necessary are: 

- Sturdy hiking or mountain boots, rainwear, packed lunch/snacks, beverages, headwear, sun screen, warm jacket, change of clothes, hiking stick, First Aid kit!

Tips, hints and links

www.nassfeld.at

Start

Eggeralm main road (654 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.600420, 13.362930
UTM
33T 374616 5162063

Turn-by-turn directions

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport available in July and August.

Getting there

Drive through Hermagor to the end of the town and then turn in direction Möderndorf, Egger Alm. From here, continue on the main road for approx. 2.5 km.

Parking

Car parks - in front of the Garnitzenklamm Gorge and/or Klammwirt
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Franziska Grumeth
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.1 km
Duration
4:00h
Ascent
1023 m
Descent
1023 m
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