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Sasso Piatto - Plattkofel

Castelrotto (Kastelruth)
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Informationen zur Tour Sasso Piatto - Plattkofel

Tour Hauptmerkmale

  • Duration
    4:00 h
  • Distance
    14.6km
  • Altitude
    1250 m
  • Altitude
    1250 m
  • Max. height
    2932 m
Classic, steep hike, ideal in spring.

Directions

Ascent:

We go along the sledge run up to the Rifugio Williams (2,100 m). From here we go down briefly to the Rifugio Zallinger. We then go back up to the Giogo di Fassa, where we come to the Rifugio Sasso Piatto (Plattkofelhütte, 2,300 m, closed in winter). From the rifugio, we go straight ahead and up the mound on the left-hand side of a pass, below the final steep slope of the Sasso Piatto, which starts at approx. 2,500 m above sea level. We start by making a wide left turn and then enter a wide hollow which goes down between the main summit and the west summit. We go back up the hollow to 2,800 m. We now go down along a steep traverse right until we reach a flat ridge (the summer route). We follow it to the next wide hollow and we go up until we reach the crest from where we head left towards the summit cross. Descent via the same route.

Variante

In safe snow conditions we can go directly to the west summit and all the way until we get to the highest point of a wide hollow, from where we begin to go down. We can also descend on the right of the lower pass (2,400 m), heading towards the Rifugio Zallinger, between two depressions until we reach less steep meadows.

Starting point

Saltria alpine hut, 1,733 m (Saltner Schweige)

Target point

Saltria alpine hut, 1,733 m (Saltner Schweige)

Specificity

In spring, when cable car and bus services to and from Saltria are suspended, it is worth going by mountain bike.
Direction: west
Difficulty for skiers: challenging
Difficulty for hikers: none

Parking

Bellavista (Compatsch) car park

Public transportation

Public services from Castelrotto (Kastelruth) to Siusi (Seis). From Siusi take the cable car to the Alpe di Siusi which takes you to Bellavista (Compatsch). Continue by bus or mountain bike as far as Saltria (Salten).

Directions

From Castelrotto (Kastelruth) head towards the Alpe di Siusi (Seiser Alm), then to Bellavista (Compatsch). From Bellavista there is no access for private vehicles. Continue by bus or mountain bike as far as Saltria (Salten). 

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Raimund Kompatscher

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  • Avatar of Manuel Demetz

    Manuel Demetz

    Die Tour auf den Plattkofel klingt mit knapp 1.300 hm einfach... Da das Gelände jedoch ziemlich steil ist, müssen die Kraftreserven gut eingeteilt werden. Die Abfahrt ist weltcup-verdächtig: gute Übersicht, schön steil und lang genug, um den Kurvenrhythmus zu geniessen. Wichtig: noch oberhalb der Plattkofelhütte den Hang nach rechts queren und den Nordhand Richtung Zallinger Hütte nicht verpassen. Meist pulvrig...

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