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On marvellous tracks through the rocks of the Dolomites on the Cisles Trail.
Photo: Athesia Verlagsanstalt
Distance 9 km
Highest point2,324 m
Lowest point1,538 m
From the Rifugio Troier (Troierhütte) mountain hut to the Rifugio Firenze (Regensburger Hütte) mountain hut The landscape of this five-kilometer route is extremely beautiful. It crosses the upper part of the vast mountain meadows of Cisles; later, the magnificent rock formations of the majestic Odle (Geislergruppe) dominates the trail.
Ascent: Start out from the north-eastern edge of Santa Cristina (St.Christina) in Val Gardena (Gröden), taking the Col Raiser cabin lift (valley station: 1,551 m) up to Col Raiser (2,107 m). From there, walk along a broad trail (signposted Panascharte, first marked Trail No. 1 then later on Trail No. 2) through meadows, with a moderate grade, up to the Troierhütte Tavern (2,271 metres); 45 minutes from Col Raiser. High Trail: from Troierhütte Tavern, head a few minutes further uphill to a crossroad with signs (approx. 2,350 metres). From here, our Trail No. 2b (not 2a or not anymore) goes east and crosses the beautiful grassy slopes of the Cislesalm alpine pastures, mostly flat, under the Odle (Geislerspitzen) Peaks. The trail passes nearby the Piera Longia rock formation and past the simple Piera Longia mountain hut (tavern; 2,297 m); then there are light ascents and descents, crossing the grassy slopes down to where Trail 2a merges with Trail 2/3 (approx. 2,180 m) From there, it’s
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