Roaring waters, spectacular views: through the beautifully maintained Kupitzklamm gorge to the Slovenian side of the Karawanken in the face of the mystical Steiner Alps
ATTENTION: This stage is currently not accessible due to storm damage. Maintainance work is in progress.
From the main square of Bad Eisenkappel (555 m) you follow the Kneipp path parallel to the main road to the south, following the Vellach stream, to the Gasthof Podobnig. Here you turn east on trail no. 652 into the Remschenigtal (municipal road) and walk to Gasthof Kupitz (652m).
Here starts trail nr. 611 to the south through the Kupitz gorge. At the end of the gorge, follow the hiking trail uphill to the church of St. Leonhard (1.334m). Now it is not too far to Heiligengeistsattel (state border). On the other side now about 250 meters downhill to the church Sveti Duh. From the church to the east along the asphalted panoramic road you reach the Gasthof Rogar (Touristicna Kmetija Rogar) after about 500 m.
Duration: 5 hrs
Distance: 13,7 km
Ascent: 1.037 m
Descent: 322 m