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Frin - Kaiserstein Tour

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closed
easy
Distance 17.1 km
3:30 h
329 m
329 m
1,826 m
1,181 m
Circular hike below the Rosengarten. The “Kaiserstein”, a very special vantage point with a splendid view of the mountain massive Catinaccio/Rosengarten and the legendary “Frin” meadows with 360° mountain panorama make this hike a very special experience.
Difficulty
easy
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Landscape
Highest point
1,826 m
Lowest point
1,181 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.432265, 11.545651
DMS
46°25'56.2"N 11°32'44.3"E
UTM
32T 695572 5145225
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Turn-by-turn directions

Start is at the car park of the cable car Nova Levante/Welschnofen. From here you can comfortably take the Laurin I cable car to the Frommer Alm hut. On path [1A], an easy hiking path, you reach the Ochsenhütte hut, whose sun terrace and homemade specialities invite you to linger. Continue on path [1A] across flowering mountain meadows to the junction with path [9], which leads to the highlight panorama point, “The Kaiserstein”. From here, enjoy the magnificent view of the mountain massive Catinaccio/Rosengarten and pause for a moment.Return via path [9] and follow it to the car park. Cross the road here and continue on path [9] to the Hotel Moseralm. Take path [16] across the “Frin” meadows, which will amaze you with their 360° mountain panorama. Follow the path until you reach the road Via Nigra/Nigerstraße. Here you cross the road and get back onto path [1A], which leads back to the Frommer Alm hut.
Descent with the Laurin I cable car to Nova Levante/Welschnofen.

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Getting there

Take highway´s exit “Bolzano Nord/Eggental”, turn right direction Bolzano/Bozen, after about 0,5 km on roundabout keep left and head towards Val d’Ega (SS 241). Keep driving up to Ponte Nova. At Ponte Nova’s crossroads, turn to the left and continue to Nova Levante until the cable car (about 20 min. from highway toll booth).

With the public bus line 180 or 184; bus stop: Centre of Nova Levante; online bus timetables: www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

Parking at the cable car.

Coordinates

DD
46.432265, 11.545651
DMS
46°25'56.2"N 11°32'44.3"E
UTM
32T 695572 5145225
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • 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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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
17.1 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
329 m
Descent
329 m
Highest point
1,826 m
Lowest point
1,181 m
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