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Hiking around the Montelargo/Breitenberg

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Leifers
  • First part of the High Altitude Trail
    / First part of the High Altitude Trail
    Photo: Tourismusverein Leifers/Markus Franzelin, Leifers
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    Photo: Tourismusverein Leifers/Tiberio Sorvillo, Leifers
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moderate
Distance 11.5 km
4:54 h
1,046 m
1,053 m
1,366 m
796 m
Beatiful roundtrip above Laives/Leifers with stunning viewpoint.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,366 m
Lowest point
796 m

Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.413105, 11.379510
DMS
46°24'47.2"N 11°22'46.2"E
UTM
32T 682872 5142699
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Turn-by-turn directions

This circular hike starts at the Schwabhof inn in the Brantental valley. To get there you can take the car and drive in approx. 10 minutes from Laives/Leifers along Via Pietralba. Alternatively, you can also reach the Schwabhof on foot in about 1 hour.

At first the tour takes you along the High Altitude Trail no. 12. At the Hochegg farm you turn right and follow path no. 10 until you reach the next crossroads and follow the Enzbircher path to the viewpoint Enzbirch. From here you have a wonderful view over the Adige/Etsch valley. To return you have to go back to the crossroads, turn right and follow the markings no. 10, 10B and 10A until you reach the Schwabhof inn again.

Change of path along the hike: 12, 10, 10B, 10A

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Getting there

Coming from the south:
Take the highway exit "Egna/Ora/Termeno-Neumarkt/Auer/Tramin" and follow the signs "Bolzano/Laives-Bozen/Leifers" for approx. 15 km. Then follow the signs for "Laives Sud/Leifers Süd" to reach the city centre.

Coming from the north:
Take the highway exit "Bolzano Sud/Bozen Süd" and then follow the signs for "Trento/Laives - Trient/Leifers" for approx. 10 km. After the tunnel connecting Bolzano/Bozen and Laives/Leifers, follow the signs for "Laives Nord/Leifers Nord" for approx. 1 km to reach the city centre.

From the centre of Laives/Leifers drive along Via Pietralba until you reach the house Schwabmühle and then turn left until you reach the Schwabhof inn. There are parking spaces.

Coordinates

DD
46.413105, 11.379510
DMS
46°24'47.2"N 11°22'46.2"E
UTM
32T 682872 5142699
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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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Klaus Huber
April 17, 2019 · Community
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When did you do this route? April 17, 2019
Start beim Schwabhof
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gleich bei der ersten Wegegabelung rechts halten (Richtung Deutschnofen)c
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Auf dem Plateau Richtung Hoggenhof/Schadnerhof
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Panorama
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Kurz vor der Aussicht Enzbirch
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durch den Wald runter zum Hochegger-Hof
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Blick nach Bozen und Etschtal
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über den Leifer-Höhenweg gehts zurück zu Schwabhof
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kühlendes Nass kurz vor Ende der Tour
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Start beim Schwabhof
gleich bei der ersten Wegegabelung rechts halten (Richtung Deutschnofen)c
Auf dem Plateau Richtung Hoggenhof/Schadnerhof
Panorama
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.5 km
Duration
4:54 h
Ascent
1,046 m
Descent
1,053 m
Highest point
1,366 m
Lowest point
796 m

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