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Katschberg Pass - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Katschberg Pass, 5582, Austria

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About Katschberg Pass

Katschberg Pass is a high mountain pass in the Central Eastern Alps in Austria between Rennweg am Katschberg in the state of Carinthia and Sankt Michael im Lungau in Salzburg. It includes 16 lifts that cover 70 km of slopes with 100% snow-making facilities from Tschaneck until Sankt Margarethen im Lungau.

Attractions Near Katschberg Pass

Nockalmstraße13.17km from Katschberg Pass

The Nockalmstraße is a toll road in Carinthia , Austria . It leads from Innerkrems over the Eisentalhöhe, Karlbad , Grundtal, Schiestelscharte and Winkltal to Ebene Reichenau. Over a length of 35 kilometers, the Nockalmstraße meanders over 52 hairpin bends between Innerkrems and Reichenau with a maximum gradient of 12% through the low mountain range. Before Ebene Reichenau the road joins the state road B 95 , the formerly steepest pass road in Europe.

Kölnbrein-Staumauer20.88km from Katschberg Pass

An arch dam in the Hohe Tauern range within Carinthia, Austria. It was constructed between 1971 and 1979 and at 200 metres (660 ft) high, it is the tallest dam in Austria. The complex is owned by Verbund power company and is referred to as the Malta-Reisseck Power Plant Group. It was one of the architectural marvel in this area and also there are so many things to see here.

Ankogel Group
Ankogel Group22.82km from Katschberg Pass

The Ankogel Group lies in the eastern part of the Hohe Tauern. It covers the northern area of Carinthia and the southern area of Salzburgerland. The Ankogelgroup is often divided in the 'Ankogelgroup' and Reisseckgroup'. The Reisseckgroup is a more rough massif, the Ankogelgroup contains a lot of glaciers.

Nockberge Biosphere Reserve
Nockberge Biosphere Reserve23.05km from Katschberg Pass

Nockberge National Park was a national park in Upper Carinthia, Nockberge in Austria. It was established in 1987 and dissolved in 2012. In July 2012, it was converted into Salzburger Lungau und Kärntner Nockberge, a UNESCO designated biosphere reserve. Originally a ski area had been planned in what is now the core zone of the Nockberge since the early 1970s, when the region was opened up with the Tauern Autobahn.

Hochalmspitze23.14km from Katschberg Pass

The Hochalmspitze is at an altitude of 3360 m above sea level. A. the highest point in the Ankogel group in the Hohe Tauern . As a counterpart to the Glockner , it is also known as the "Tauern Queen" or "Tauern Princess". It is popularly called Der Hochalmer . It is located east of Mallnitz in Carinthia. The normal route leads from the Gießener Hütte over the southeast ridge. This path was first walked in 1892 by Frido Kordon and his companions.

Millstätter Alpe
Millstätter Alpe24.52km from Katschberg Pass

The Millstätter Alpe is a ridge in the Nock Mountains in Carinthia north-northeast of Lake Millstatt . Between the Millstätter See and the Millstätter Alpe lies the not to be confused and much lower Millstätter Berg. A scenic location with so many trekking routes and also it offers stunning views also.

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Southernmost Austrian state. Situated within the Eastern Alps, it is noted for its mountains and lakes.