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From the Firenze hut to the Puez hut

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Distance 14.3 km
5:00 h
660 m
1,074 m
This hike takes you to the impressive lunar landscape of Puez. The Alpe Cisles, the barren landscape of Puez and Vallunga are of unique natural beauty and therefore part of the Puez-Odle Nature Park and the Dolomites UNESCO site.
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Highest point
2,603 m
Lowest point
1,617 m
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Start

Coordinates:
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DMS
UTM
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Turn-by-turn directions

The tour start from the Firenze hut follow the path n.2/3, through a small grassy valley over a rising pasture and we follow the path n.2 and reach across a boulder-covered shelf the steep Forcella "Siëles". To the left, across a weathered ridge, fixed ropes which is the traverse to the hilly Puezalpe, continuing the path we arrive to the Puez hut. Follow the path n.14 which begins below the hut. The path drops across a notch in the rock formation of the Puezalpe down into Vallunga.

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Getting there

The starting point Rifugio Firenze offers accommodation and is located at 20 walking minutes from the top station of the Col Raiser cable car. The valley station of the cable car is located in the municipality of Selva Gardena, but is not far from the centre of S. Cristina and can be reached by internal shuttle buses or by car (chargeable parking on site).

Coordinates

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DMS
UTM
w3w 
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Alpine Routes

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • 35-45 liter rucksack  (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Hiking poles
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Alpine Routes

  • B2 or B3 mountaineering boots
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing helmet
  • Ice axes (basic or technical with hammer and adze as required)
  • C2-C3 crampons with anti-balling plates (as required by route and to match boots)  
  • Single rope
  • Half ropes
  • Twin ropes
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  • Set of nuts
  • Double set of nuts
  • Small nuts
  • Medium nuts
  • Large nuts
  • Nut tool
  • Tricam(s)
  • Ball nut(s)
  • (Active) Camming device(s) for wider cracks such as the Gipsy
  • Hexentric(s)
  • Progress capture pulley(s) such as the Petzl Traxion
  • Micro ascender(s) such as the Petzl TiBloc
  • Pitons and hammer
  • Set of ice screws
  • Short ice screws
  • Medium ice screws
  • Long ice screws
  • V-Thread tool
  • 2x Harness tool holder such as the Ice Clipper or Caritool
  • Quickdraws
  • Locking device

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Michael tutNichtsZurSache
October 23, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? October 10, 2021

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Difficulty
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Distance
14.3 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
660 m
Descent
1,074 m

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