Up in higher altitudes on the sunny side of the Alps

Summit experiences in the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region

Step by step towards the sky, around you nothing but impressive rock formations and pristine natural landscapes. A few more metres and you’ve made it: You’ve reached the summit, and the breathtaking surrounding scenery lies right at your feet. Enjoy the stunning views of the Großglockner, the Adriatic Sea and the many lakes in the World of Mountains & Lakes! Snap a picture with the summit cross – and then it’s time for a well-deserved break or a refreshing dip in the cool water of one of the lakes while letting the impressions gathered on your summit tour sink in ….

What are you waiting for? The mountains are calling! We’ve summarised the most beautiful routes for summiteers in the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region and other helpful hiking tips for you.

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Packing list for your summit hike

The right equipment is essential – especially on a tour up to the summit. Besides functional clothing and hiking boots, your rucksack needs to be packed correctly as well. First step: Find out about the level of difficulty of your upcoming tour, and then adjust the packing list accordingly!

The following equipment should be in your hiking luggage:

  • an extra shirt

  • a cap, headband or beanie; if necessary: a pair of gloves

  • rain pants

  • rain protection for your backpack and a watertight packsack for dry clothes

  • sunglasses – or glacier goggles for when you’re in higher altitudes

  • trekking poles

  • a headlamp

  • a drinking bottle or water bladder as well as snacks (amount based on personal experience)

  • sunscreen and lip protection

  • a first-aid kit

  • a charged mobile phone

  • a GPS device

  • photo equipment

  • cash

  • passport/ID – important in case you want to cross the border on your hike

And now: Put on your hiking boots, and up you go onto the mountain! The summits in the World of Mountains & Lakes are waiting for you to conquer them.

Location and how to find us

The Nassfeld-Pressegger See holiday region lies in the Austrian province of Carinthia, directly next to the Italian border.

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