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Hike to Saxalbersee Lake in Val Senales (Schalstal) Valley

Senales (Schnals)
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Informationen zur Tour Hike to Saxalbersee Lake in Val Senales (Schalstal) Valley

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  • Duration
    5:30 h
  • Distance
  • Altitude
    1150 m
  • Altitude
    1150 m
  • Max. height
    2479 m
Isolated lake high above Certosa (Karthaus) in Val Senales (Schnalstal) Valley


From Certosa (Karthaus) at 1,327 metres, follow Trail No. 23 (signposted Klosteralm) on an old, slightly steep footpath through a larch forest up to the Klosteralm alpine pasture (2,152 m; 2.5 hours from Certosa). Stay on Trail No. 23 , which runs steeply across grassy slopes up to the lake (2,465 m); walking time is about an hour. Be careful not to take Trail Nr. 23 A, which leads to Kreuzspitze Peak. Descend the same way.

Starting point

Certosa (Karthaus)

Target point

Certosa (Karthaus)


Parking area in Certosa (Karthaus)

Public transportation

Bus or train from Merano (Meran) via/from Naturno (Naturns) to Val Senales (Schnalstal)


From Merano (Meran) through the Val Vensota (Vinschgau) Valley to Naturno (Naturns), the turn into the Val Senales (Schnalstal) Valley and contuine to Certosa (Karthaus).

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