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Markusstollen

Snowshoe walking · Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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  • Bad Bleiberg
    Bad Bleiberg
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Intermediate shnowshoe tour.
moderate
Distance 6.9 km
2:45 h
249 m
249 m
1,129 m
901 m
This snowshoe tour is on the same track as the nordic walking tour (blue tour). It is a bit of a challenge and suitable for advanced hikers but also for beginners if you walk slowly.
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Region Villach
Update: March 14, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Markusstollen, 1,129 m
Lowest point
Bad Bleiberg, 901 m
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Cardinal direction
NESW

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Safety information

This way to the avalanche warning service.

Tips and hints

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

Tourist information office Bad Bleiberg (912 m)
Coordinates:
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46.626415, 13.675917
DMS
46°37'35.1"N 13°40'33.3"E
UTM
33T 398636 5164501
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Destination

Tourist information office Bad Bleiberg

Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point of this snowshoe tour is the tourist information office in Bad Bleiberg. From there walk past the Kurzentrum into the direction of Waldschenke. Walk up to the Markstollen (former mining tunnel). At the forest there is a short steep climb, which will be rewarded with a wonderful spot. Here you can see Dobratsch and take a picture in a large picture frame. Continue on the way past the Francisci tunnel to Hüttendorf and then walk back past the municipal office to the starting point.

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Bad Bleiberg can be reach by public transport. 

Click here for timetable information.

Click here for the Carinthia train station shuttle.

Getting there

Take the exit "Hermagor" on the A2 oder the exit Villach West on the A10 motorway. Then follow the road to Bad Bleiberg.

Parking

There are enough parking spaces available at the tourist information office.

Coordinates

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46.626415, 13.675917
DMS
46°37'35.1"N 13°40'33.3"E
UTM
33T 398636 5164501
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass Nr. 064 - Villacher Alpe / Unteres Drautal (M 1:50 000)

Equipment

Snowshoe equipment (snow boots, ski sticks, avalanche probe and shovel), clothes, warm drink, first aid and mobile phone.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.9 km
Duration
2:45 h
Ascent
249 m
Descent
249 m
Highest point
1,129 m
Lowest point
901 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Geological highlights Forest roads Forest
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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