Hike on Verditz - from the small lake Schwarzsee to the Palnock mountain

Mountain Hike · Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.8 km
Duration
5:15h
Ascent
696 m
Descent
696 m
Loop Scenic Summit route
Verditz moutain is a lovely reacreational area and offers entertaining but easy hiking tours in the Nock mountains.
This circular tour leads from the small lake Schwarzsee to the mountain Palnock and back.

Author’s recommendation

Visit the Schwarzseehütte and enjoy Carinthian delicacies.
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Difficulty
moderate
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Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
1890 m
Lowest point
1212 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Safety information

The weather can change quickly im summer - keep an eye out for dark clouds.

Tips, hints and links

  Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

 

 

Start

Lärchenboden (1261 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.703610, 13.793920
DMS
46°42'13.0"N 13°47'38.1"E
UTM
33T 407801 5172934
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Destination

Lärchenboden

Turn-by-turn directions

From the village of Afritz follow the Verditzer road until you reach the Lärcheboden parking area. From there, this moderate hike leads past the idyllic Schwarzsee up to the Palnock (1,901 meters). Follow the beautiful forest trail no. 27  up to the Schwarzsee. After a stroll aroung this small lake you can strengthen yourself in the Schwarzsee hut, which is open from mid-May until early October. Then continue to westwards on the ridge towards the Palnock. Passing smaller ponds on the Frießner Alp, follow  the way to the summit, which is marked by a stone monument. Here you can enjoy a wonderful view (e.g. Lake Millstätter See) before walking back- Near the Schwarzsee Hut, you have to take the trail no. 28, on wich you turn right after about 1 km towards the Steinhauser hut. Shortly afterwards you will reach the Verditzer road, which you have to follow uphill towards the starting point.

Public transport

The starting point can obly be reached by car.

Getting there

Take the motorway exit A10 - Villach Ossiacher See and follow the road towards Treffen and Radenthein. In Afritz look out for signs, saying "Verditz" and follow the road upwards.

Parking

Parking area Lärchenboden

Coordinates

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46.703610, 13.793920
DMS
46°42'13.0"N 13°47'38.1"E
UTM
33T 407801 5172934
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Hiking equipment and drinking water.
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Updated: August 14, 2019


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Michael Hentsch
June 20, 2017 · Community
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Gerald Wriessnegger 
August 10, 2015 · Community
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