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"Horse shoe" hiking

Sarentino (Sarntal)
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  • Duration
    37:00 h
  • Distance
  • Altitude
    4060 m
  • Altitude
    4000 m
  • Max. height
    2554 m
The “horse shoe” hike from hut to hut crosses the Val Sarentino and the main ridge of the Sarentine Alps.


The hike takes through the rocky terrain and Alpine meadows of the Val Sarentino . This seven-day journey requires a certain level of fitness, accurate planning and prior booking of overnight halts.
The two ascents from the Valley to the hillsides and subsequent descents can be made by private or public transport. The journey can start and finish at any stage along the route.  The “horse shoe” hike offers experienced hikers several alternative routes to reach the nearby peaks with no significant delays.

Stage 1 – From Ponticino to Corno del Renon 5:00 hours
Stage 2 – From Corno del Renon to Santa Croce di Lazfons 5:00 hours
Stage 3 – From Santa Croce di Lazfons to Rifugio Forcella Vallaga 5:00 hours
Stage 4 – From the Rifugio Forcella Vallaga to Passo Pennes 6:00 hours
Stage 5 – From Passo Pennes to Muls 6:00 hours
Stage 6 – From Muls to the Rifugio Meraner Hütte 5:00 hours
Stage 7 – From the Rifugio Meraner Hütte to Sarentino 5:00 hours.

Starting point


Target point



At Sarentino, enter from the south.

Public transportation

By bus to Bolzano and then to Val Sarentino.


Cross the Val Sarentino to Sarentino and by bus to Ponticino. 

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Horst Gamper

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    andrea BATTORTI

    itinerario molto bello, sentieri ben segnati buona ospitalità nei rifugi. Bel giro lo consiglio

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