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Melnik Alp Route

Melnik Alp Route


Page Type: Route

Location: Hohe Tauern/Carinthia, Austria, Europe

Lat/Lon: 47.03000°N / 13.47000°E

Object Title: Melnik Alp Route

Route Type: hike

Time Required: A long day

Difficulty: walk up

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Page By: robins

Created/Edited: Dec 24, 2005 / Dec 24, 2005

Object ID: 168044

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Car drive up to a bridge crossing the river Malta 100m in front of Gmuendner Hut.

Route Description

Crossing the Malta bridge an unsealed road begin and it takes You one hour to the Lower Melnik Alm, 2hours more to the treeline, then crossing the river Melnik Bach . A hut for hunters at the road end in front of the river. At a huge rock a very steep slope begin up to the lower Melnik Lake. There is no track but sometimes the trace for the cattle. Frome the treeline 2 hours hike to the lower lake, keep right . Two hours to the summit.

Essential Gear

Good shoes for the very long walk, unfortunately mountainbikes are prohibited.

Miscellaneous Info

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