A place travelers can visit Lake Schlegeis
Reviews: Lake Schlegeis
General description: Lake SchlegeisLake Schlege is is located in the Zillertal valley, underneath the famous Olperer mountain hut. Similar to the lakes Zillergründl, Stillup, Durlassboden and Gmünd, also the Schlegeis basin is one of the five artificial lakes of the Zillertal valley.
The Schlegeis basin covers portions of the so-called Schlegeisgrund. Numerous hiking trails snake past the lake, one of the most popular photo musts is the 131 m high dam wall. There are also guided dam wall tours. Further up, surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of the Olperer Glacier, at 2,389 m there is the Olperer mountain hut, that can be reached from the lake within 1.5 hours. Here, you can enjoy a fantastic view on the Schlegeis basin and the mountains and glaciers of the Zillertal Alps. Also the tour from the lake to the Passo di Vizze, belonging to the Italian state territory, takes you about 1.5 hours.