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Das Dorf Kaltern vom Höhenweg aus
Photo: Athesia Verlagsanstalt
Distance 14.6 km
Highest point857 m
Lowest point528 m
Forest hike with lake view
This hike leads from St. Nikolaus near Kaltern up towards Matschatsch Castle, then southwards on the Kalterer Höhenweg and finally via St. Anton back to the starting point.
Ascent: From the village of St. Nikolaus above Kaltern (569 m, car park), follow trail mark 18, partly on the road, partly on the shortened footpath north-west up to »Kalterer Höhe« (inn on Mendelstrasse) and continue uphill to the Kalterer Höhenweg (699 m; from St. Nikolaus ½ hrs). Nikolaus ½ hrs.).
Hiking trail: On the Kalterer Hiking Trail marked with no. 9, signposted and not to be missed (partly wide forest trail, partly also footpath) in a long traverse of the forest trail south-west to the Ziegelstadel forest hut (732 m) above Altenburg; from the start of the hiking trail 2½ hours.
Descent: on the wide forest path 523, level and slightly descending north-eastwards to the Kalterer sports facilities, continue to St. Anton and, finally on narrow village roads, over the hamlet of Pfuß to St. Nikolaus; from the hiking trail 1½ hrs.
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