Erzberg Mountain Trail: Schwandnock bis Spitzeck


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This section of the Erzberger Höhenweg trail leads you to the three peaks of the "Bleiberger Erzgebirge" and offers beautiful views of the Drautal valley and the mountains of the "Hohe Tauern".

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Hiking boots with profiled sole, rucksack, functional underwear, rainwear, walking sticks, food and drink, maps, first aid, mobile phone

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From the car park in front of the tourist information office, follow the road to the Kurzentrum Bad Bleiberg. At the level of the Kurzentrum, follow the way to the east until you get to the junction of the paths 15A & 288. Take the path no. 288 to the 1,517 m high Schwandnock which is also the highest point of the tour until you reach the Erzberger Höhenweg (trail no. 288A) and follow the course of the path to the east until you reach the 1.426 m high Mittagskofel and the summit cross of the 1,332 m high Spitzeck.

On a clear day you will be able to admire the glaciers of the 3,360 m Hochalmspitze. To get back to the starting point, take the path no. 288A to an area called “Kadutschen”. Here you can enjoy a culinary stop at the farms Hecher (vlg. Baumgartner) or Schützelhofer, where you can buy local products.Follow the path no. 15 and then no. 16 to Hüttendorf westwards back to the starting point in Bad Bleiberg. It is also very recommendable to stop at the restaurant "zum Mohren".

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Bad Bleiberg can be reached at regular intervals by public transport.

Click here for timetable information.

Click here for the Carinthia train station shuttle.

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