Hiking trails through the gorge
The nature experience in Hermagor | Nassfeld
The Garnitzenklamm is divided into four sections. There are different routes and hiking trails through the gorge depending on the difficulty.
With children up to the age of 6 you should only go to the Idawarte and back, as the path is not without risk despite being secured.
The gorge is alpine terrain and therefore sure-footedness is required and you must have a good head for hights.
Appropriate footwear and suitable hiking equipment is necessary!
Bridges may only be crossed individually.
Do not leave marked trails.
There is no mobile phone reception in the gorge.
Avoid the gorge in case of heavy rainfall.
No rest areas are located in the gorge. You must bring your own food and drinks.
Children should be secured by their parents.
Due to the numerous bridges and stone steps, the gorge is only partially suitable for dogs.
No liability für accidents of any kind.
Trail through the gorge
Walking time in one direction
to the end of part 1 - 40 minutes
to the end of part 2 - 1 hour 30 minutes
to the End of part 3 - 2 hours 15 minutes
until the end of the gorge - 2 hours 45 minutes
round trip 1
at the end of the second part cross bridge
no. 5 and continue on path no. 485 (Steinwenderweg) to path no. 410 (Rupertiweg) decent via St. Urbani back to the starting point
Duration: 3 hours
round trip 2
at the end of the third part keep right on the forest road until reaching path no. 410 (Rupertiweg) and descent via St. Urbani to the starting point
Duration: 4 hours
round trip 3
until the end of part 4, then back to the forest road, continue to path no. 310 (Rupertiweg) and descent via "St. Urbani" to the starting point.
Duration: 5 hours
further hiking routes
advanced hikers can walk through the entire gorge and to the surrounding pastures.
Nassfeld via Kühweger Alm
continue from the end of the gorge on path no. 486 to the “Kühweger Alm” , walk from there on path no. 410 via “Kühweger Törl” and “Watschiger Alm” until you reach “Nassfeld”. Duration: 6 hours
Nassfeld via Garnitzenalm
continue from the end of the gorge via “Garnitzenalm” – “Garnitzentörl” and “Watschiger Alm” to “Nassfeld”.
Duration 6 hours