Length: 2.14 km
Level of difficulty: easy
Starting point: Planja Hotel
Course: Planja Hotel, Rogla Observation Tower (30 m)
Important sights along the way: Rogla Snow Chapel, Observation Tower (30 m)
From the Hotel, the trail takes you towards the east past the sports field. A slight ascent is followed by the shadowy spruce tree woods and the 30 metre high Observation Tower, from where a magnificent vista of mountains near and far opens up: Julian Alps, Triglav, High and Low Tauern, Svinska Planina, Golica, Kobansko, Boč, Donačka gora, Konjiška gora, Paški Kozjak Ridge, Mozirje Mountain Pastures. At the Rogla Forest Reserve that stretches east of the Tower, you will come across not only spruce and mountain ash trees but also a rare pine tree variety, SWISS PINE (Pinuscembra lat.) from the central Alps.You can either continue along Hiking Trail 2 towards Pesek or return to the Planja Hotel.