Zoggler reservoir in Ulten
The traditional Ulten Valley has a length of about 40 km starting in Lana near Meran and going to Stilfserjoch National Park. The Zoggler reservoir is the largest water reservoir in Ulten. On its shore, there is a panoramic cross-country ski run as well as St. Walburg Kneipp path. Fishermen will feel like in paradise in this excellent fishing spot with magnificent trouts and chars.
The Zoggler reservoir is located between St. Walburg and Kuppelwies. The Falschauer river runs through this 3 km long and 650 m wide lake, suppling it with clear mountain water. The Zoggler reservoir is a famous destination for excursions during the whole year.
Hiking & cross-country paradise
The comfortable Kneipp path with 6 stations at the lakeshore is a highlight for hikers of all ages. Active travellers can make a tour around the lake on foot or hike along the traditional farms of Ulten from Kuppelwies, discovering also the ancient larches of Ulten Valley.
Not very far from the Zoggler reservoir, there are wonderful hiking paths to the peaks of Stilfserjoch National Park. For instance, a hiking tour starts at Simianhof farm and finishes at Mt. Hoher Dieb. In winter, one stage leads of the 25 km long panoramic cross-country ski run goes along the lake.
Fishing & Lamb Weeks
As it is cold and rich in oxygen, the water of the Zoggler reservoir is a paradise for passionate anglers. Foreigners will receive the fishing license in the tourist office of St. Walburg against payment. The equally necessary daily ticket is available for sale at Hotel Seerast or at Gasthof Eggwirt in St. Walburg.
During the Lamb Weeks in Ulten in autumn, the restaurants and inns in Ulten Valley serve lamb specialities. There are also events on the topic of sheep and sheep wool. In fact, the return of the sheep from the Alpine pastures is celebrated with a big feast. Moreover, visitors can purchase products of the Ulten sheep on the market in Kuppelwies.