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Karspitze via Kirchberg

Ultimo (Ulten)
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Informationen zur Tour Karspitze via Kirchberg

Tour Hauptmerkmale

  • Duration
    7:30 h
  • Distance
    16.8km
  • Altitude
    1330 m
  • Altitude
    1330 m
  • Max. height
    2751 m
Long but rewarding route to the top

Directions

From the bottom of the valley, below St Gertraud (1385 m) strictly follow marking 108 and signs for Kirchberg; the wide Güterweg and part of the paved pathway lead you through Kirchberg valley to Kirchbergalm (1893 m, refreshments, 2 hrs. from starting point), now turn left and follow track 13 mainly through woodland up to a more even section, then via some clear slopes to Seefeldalm (2242 m, a herdsmen's hut, no refreshments); at the fork turn right (still on track 13) over grassy terrain up to a gorge at the start of the northern ridge (2647 m) which you cross to reach the summit in a further 20 minutes (2752 m, 2:30 hrs. from Kirchbergalm, 4:30 hrs. from staring point). – For the shortest and safest descent follow the same route (3 hrs.).

Starting point

St Gertraud

Target point

St Gertraud

Parking

Car parks at the bottom of the valley near St Gertraud

Public transportation

By train to Merano or Untermais; from here by bus to St Gertraud in Ulten valley

Directions

Through Ulten valley to the car parks near St Gertraud at the bottom of the valley

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Copyright

Horst Gamper

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