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From Braies to the High Alpine Lake

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Distance 14.6 km
4:43 h
752 m
751 m
2,250 m
1,498 m
One of the most beautiful mountain lakes in the Dolomites.
5-hour hike from alpine pasture to alpine pasture, from Braies Lake to the High Alpine Lake.

From the hotel at Braies Lake (1494 m) on the western shore of the lake on a beautiful path to the end of the lake, then always following the M 19 almost flat westwards to the Grönwaldalm (1590 m); Continue slightly uphill through the enchanting valley to the Alte Kaser (1751 m; hunting lodge) and now more steeply up through the forest to the Hochalpe, whose huts lie in a flat meadow (2114 m; just under 2:30 hrs.); now continue westwards for a short distance on trail 19, but soon turn right and follow the marked trail through the lake drainage area westwards to the lake (2252 m; from Hochalpe 1:30 hrs.); from Braies Lake 4:00 hrs – descent: as ascent, a good 2:00 hrs.


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