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Christmas snowshoe tour at Vigiljoch

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  • Zum berühmten Höhenkirche am Vigiljoch mit den Schneeschuhen.
    Zum berühmten Höhenkirche am Vigiljoch mit den Schneeschuhen.
    Photo: Athesia Verlagsanstalt
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Distance 8.4 km
3:08 h
297 m
297 m
1,791 m
1,494 m
Incense and powder snow
We take the second oldest cable car in the world up to the Vigiljoch and hike through an idyllic winter landscape to the "Schwarze Lacke" up to the little Vigilius church.

Did you spend the Christmas days well? Presents, biscuits, Christmas market? I like to remember the Christmas evenings of my childhood, where peace and reflection were still in the foreground. No hustle and bustle, but childlike anticipation and waiting for the Christ Child. If we take the time, we can still recapture some of that atmosphere today. That is why I want to tell you about Christmas on the Vigiljoch. To the „Black Varnish“: On 25 December our Christmas begins. The second-longest cable car in the world takes us up to the Vigiljoch within a few minutes. As there is often a lack of snow in the valley, we look forward all the more to the beautiful winter landscape. The air is cool and we immediately strap on our snowshoes. Passing the Vigilius Mountain Resort, we climb up trail no. 12 to a junction, from there turn right on trail no. 7 to the frozen mountain lake „Schwarze Lacke“, which we reach in about one and a half hours. Here we meet curlers from the traditional


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