Skitour Gerlitzen Alp - from Bodensdorf to the summit
Long but easy skitour from Bodensdorf up to the sunniest mountain in Carinthia, the Gerlitzen Alp.
The starting point of this tour can also be moved upwards according depending on the snow conditions. Take the Gerlitzen road up to the Gasthof Matthiasl (toll-free!) and leave your car there. From there follow the way no. 3 to Winkl Ossiachberg. After approximately 20 minutes you will reach the junction towards Birkenhof.
Skitour equipment (avalanche probe and shovel etc.), ski crampons, changing clothes, hot drinks, firs aid kit and smartphone.
In snowy winters you can start in St. Urban - Tschöran and follow the Burgweg just before you reach the small brook Neßlbach. Follow the course of the Neßlbach in a north-westerly direction and cross the Gerlitzenstraße after a few minutes. Follow the course of the slope down to Bodensdorf until you reach the Birkenhof at 1,344 m. Cross the Gerlitzenstraße one more time before you arrive at the Sepplhütte (snacks and drinks). From here you stay on the side of the ski slope or take the path no. 174 to the Bergeralm at 1,764 m and then take path no. 175 to the summit of the Gerlitzen. Follow the same way back to Bodensdorf.
There are enough parking spaces near the sports field in Tschöran.