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To the high church on the Vigiljoch

Winter hiking · Meraner Land
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  • Die Kirche am Vigiljoch auf den Etschtaler Höhen
    Die Kirche am Vigiljoch auf den Etschtaler Höhen
    Photo: Athesia Verlagsanstalt
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Distance 6 km
1:51 h
283 m
282 m
1,771 m
1,488 m
Winter hiking high above Lana
The little church looks particularly idyllic deep in the snow

From Oberlana in the Etschtal valley, take the Vigiljoch cable car up to the mountain station (1486 m; hotel nearby). From there on foot along the wide, paved trail M 34, first partly in serpentines through larch forest and then slightly uphill through spruce forest to the (now abandoned) Gampl inn (1700 m); now continue briefly uphill on trail 1 to the actual Vigiljoch (1743 m), turn right to the nearby Gasthaus Jocher and briefly up to the little church (1793 m); from the cable car 1:00 h. Descent: on the described ascent path. From Jocher just under 1:00 h. Once back at the cable car mountain station, the Ida Stube in the Vigilius Mountain Resort invites you to take a break .


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