Secret areas and pleasure tours
The peaks in the Goldberg Group are not only eye-catchers, they are real classics and popular ski touring destinations. Nevertheless, the Sonnblick tour from Heiligenblut through the Fleißtal is almost an insider tip.
Wild and aloof seem at first sight, the two Zirknitztäler in the upper Mölltal. Here, however, hides an attractive tour area, which is second to none. Skitourengipfel and dream slopes recognize “gourmets” immediately, as soon as you have reached the mountain basin above the Asten, the highest mountain village in Carinthia, where the Sadnighaus is an ideal starting point for tours.
In the Mittlere Mölltal, the Goldberg Group unfolds its full ski-tour appeal once again, making the heart of every ski tourer beat faster. Not so well known, but not less appealing, are the ski summits of the Kreuzeck group, especially in the Staller Wölla or at Emberger Alm (Drautal).
Although the wind is the master builder of avalanches, in Mallnitz and Obervellach you can choose from a multitude of recommended and quite avalanche-resistant touring destinations even in the height of winter.
Once the snowpack has solidified into a compact firn carpet under the warming spring sunshine, a whole series of magnificent high-altitude tours opens around the Ankogel. If you leave the summit at the right time, you will be able to experience the dream of a firn run. Thanks to the Ankogel cable car and the other mountain railways in the region, only short climbs await you, followed by seemingly endless descents