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From the village of Plan (Pfelders) to the Rifugio Petrarca (Stettiner Hütte) mountain hut

Moso in Passiria (Moos in Passeier)
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Informationen zur Tour From the village of Plan (Pfelders) to the Rifugio Petrarca (Stettiner Hütte) mountain hut

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  • Duration
    7:00 h
  • Distance
  • Altitude
    1230 m
  • Altitude
    1230 m
  • Max. height
    2849 m
Amidst the soaring, majestic peaks of the Alpi Venoste (Ötztaler Alpen) mountains


Follow the main street through Val Passiria (Passeiertal) Valley until the village of Plan (Pfelders) at 1,622 metres, where you can park the car. Start either on the wide flat path to the right (passing the houses in the hamlet of Zeppichl) or to the left on the other side of the river, passing the Maso Lazins (Lazinserhof) Farm (1,772 m; restaurant) and the Malga Lazins (Lazinseralm) alpine pasture (1,858 m, refreshments; about one hour). Turn right on Trail Trail No. 8 and climb up the steep rocky ridge serpentine to the Rifugio Petrarca all’ Altissima (Stettiner Hütte) mountain hut (2,875 m, open in summer; 4 hours). Descent: Return using the same trail.

Starting point

Plan (Pfelders)

Target point

Plan (Pfelders)


-Altissima (Hochwilde) at 3,482 m: labelled, steep trail through the rocks; 2 hours, easy for experienced mountaineers.
-High trails to the Zwickauerhütte mountain hut and the Rifugio Cima Fiammante (Lodnerhütte) mountain hut: scenic, but challenging trails (fixed ropes in some parts) with significant altitude differences, each about 3 to 4 hours.


Plan (Pfelders)

Public transportation

By train to Merano (Meran), then by bus (public bus SAD No. 240) to Plan (Pfelders).


Drive through the Val Pusteria (Pustertal) Valley and the villages of San Leonardo (St. Leonhard) and Moso (Moos) up to Plan (Pfelders).

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