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Monte Popera - Hochbrunnerschneid

Back-country skiing · Hochpustertal
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  • Splendid view at the way to the Monte Popera mountain.
    Splendid view at the way to the Monte Popera mountain.
    Photo: Tappeiner Ag
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Distance 16 km
4:23 h
1,834 m
1,834 m
3,034 m
1,452 m
In the heart of mountain forests
Alpine ski touring hike in the Sesto Dolomites, ideal in spring

Ascent: We follow the cross-country trail to the Rifugio Al Fondo Valle, 1,548 m (Talschlussh.) and then turn left into the valley (cross-country skiing in winter) as far as the gorge in the Val Fiscalina Alta (Bacherntal) and continue all the way to the foot of the majestic rocky formation “de La Lista” (Hohe Leist). (Warning: in the Val Fiscalina Alta at times there’s a risk of avalanches from right to left!). We now go ahead up to the valley on the left-hand side. We turn left as soon as the gorge becomes impassable and continue up steep slopes above the gorge until we reach a plateau and finally the wide basin of the Busa di Dentro (Inneres Loch). We go round from right to left and into the basin up the left-hand side towards the pass between the Cresta Zigmondy and the Monte Popera (Hochbrunner Schneid), before reaching the end. We turn right at 2,800 m and go up a very steep slope (45% gradient; rocky in some sections! Skis on our shoulders). We arrive at the north shoulder of

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