Day 11: Garnitzenklamm


Pretty cold this morning with 8 degrees. But it should stay dry and get a bit warmer. After breakfast we drive down to the valley and start a hike in the Garnitzenklamm near Hermagor. It starts comfortably with a few inclines and bridges, well secured and with great views of small and large waterfalls, whirlpools, steep rock faces, accompanied by the constant roar and rush of the water. Very impressive. The hiking guide points out the tour has increasing degrees of difficulty – for a good reason. After two and a half hours we have to pass the last 300 meters. A narrow point on the steep face is not for us - even if it is well secured, it makes "soft legs". We turn around and decide to leisurely walk back down the forest road, even if it takes a little longer. As a reward, we have some cakes and coffee in Hermagor. We buy something for dinner and – satisfied with the day – head back to our apartment.