Snowshoe tour in Bad Bleiberg - from the Kurzentrum to the Markusstollen

Snowshoes · Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7 km
Duration
2:45 h
Ascent
232 m
Descent
232 m
Public transport friendly Loop Scenic Geological highlights

Intermediate shnowshoe tour.

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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Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Altitude
1129 m
901 m
Highest point
Markusstollen (1129 m)
Lowest point
Bad Bleiberg (901 m)
Best time of year
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Exposition
NESW

Safety information

Equipment

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

Tips, hints and links

 

Region Villach Tourism

 

+43 4242 42000

 

www.region-villach.at/en

 

Start

Tourist information office Bad Bleiberg (912 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.626415, 13.675917
UTM
33T 398636 5164501

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.

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Bad Bleiberg can be reach by public transport. Here you can find the bus timetables.

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 enoug parking spaces available at the tourist information office.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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

 

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Updated: 2018-07-16

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