The Hochobir Geotrail – The highest peak in the Geopark Karavanke


Length: 15,3 km

Difference in altitude: 1073 m

Walking time: 6:00 hrs



Refreshments: the Eisenkapplerhütte Mountain Lodge – open all day from the 1st of May to mid-October. Overnight stay is also possible.
Starting point: the Eisenkapplerhütte Mountain Lodge or the Schaidasattel Pass.

The starting point can be reached by car via the Hochobir Alpine Road. The geotrail runs mainly in the Middle Triassic Wetterstein limestone, which is the main component of the Northern Karavanke. The approximately 1,000-metre thick Middle Triassic Wetterstein limestone was formed about 230 million years ago in the younger Triassic time in the shallow subtropical sea. While hiking to the summit, you find numerous remains of the former mining industry.


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