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Cima del Similaun High Mountain Trail

Senales (Schnals)
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Informationen zur Tour Cima del Similaun High Mountain Trail

Tour Hauptmerkmale

  • Duration
    9:30 h
  • Distance
    15.3km
  • Altitude
    1890 m
  • Altitude
    1890 m
  • Max. height
    3593 m
Magnificent ice cap

Directions


From Naturno – Naturns in the Lower Venosta Valley you will be walking along the entire Val Senales to the Vernago reservoir (1,711 m). Route 2, by the Tisenhof mountain guesthouse (1,822 m), crosses the entire Tisental Valley with sustained ascents through woods, meadows and sometimes rocky terrain (en route we pass a small centuries' old shepherd's shelter) and reaches the Rifugio Similaun (3,019 m, sleeps 100; 4 hours' walking time). After an overnight stay we will be walking down to the glacier, then taking a steep trail that leads east up again to the glacier, keeping an eye out for crevasses. We'll soon reach the sharp mountain ridge and the highest peak (3,606 m, 2 hours from the Rifugio). Return via the same route.

Starting point

Vernago in the Val Senales - Schnalstal

Target point

Vernago in the Val Senales - Schnalstal

Specificity

No major problem for hikers with experience of walking on glaciers. Do not attempt this hike without the required equipment and beware of concealed crevasses; take great care if the final ridge is icy.

Parking

Parking is available at Vernago

Public transportation

Frequent public services from Naturno - Naturns towards the Val Senales. Bus stop at Vernago.

Directions

From Merano or Resia continue towards the entrance to the Val Senales between Naturno - Naturns and Stava - Staben and onwards to the Valle a Vernago.

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