A well-known hike in the Tilliacher valley (or Dorfer valley) in East Tyrol proceeds from Lake Klapfsee to the Porzehütte mountain hut.
Image gallery: Lake Klapfsee
The Tilliacher valley is a popular excursion destination with a beautiful lake: Lake Klapfsee at 1,680 m asl. At this lake, the road into the valley ends at a barrier. In Lake Klapfsee and the Dorfer stream, fishing is allowed. The fishing rights are in possession of the family of the Unterwöger hotel.
A popular hike proceeds from Lake Klapfsee to the alpine world of the East Tyrolean mountains. One hour the ascent to the 1,942 m high Porzehütte muntain hut lasts, it is located at the Carnic main ridge in the municipality of Obertilliach. Those who want to extend their hike, can walk further up to the Bärenbadeck (2,430 m asl) or try an easy via ferrata which proceeds to Mt Porze (2,589 m asl).
By the way, the Tilliacher valley near Obertilliach is also known as Dorfer valley - not be confounded with the Dorfer valley near Kals am Grossglockner in the High Tauern National Park. In the latter valley there’s also a beautiful mountain lake: Lake Dorfer.
Altitude: 1,680 m asl