Loop through the Madonna di Petralba (Weißensteiner) alpine pastures
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A natural pond on the Neuhütt alpe.
Photo: Athesia Verlagsanstalt
Distance 11.7 km
Up on the Regglberg Plateau The vast pasturelands of Bassa Atesina (Unterland)
Starting at the Madonna di Pietralba (Maria Weißenstein) sanctuary (1,520 m, large parking area), follow trail markings (No. 2) along a forest road through the woods in a very easy, downhill slope crossing until you reach a small stream with a bridge, which you cross. Head across forested slopes towards Petersberger Leger (1,529 meters; simple food service; 45 minutes from Madonna di Pietralba). From there, follow clear trail markings for (L) and signs for Laabalm. At first, there is almost no path, then there is a footpath, which is mostly almost flat, leading through the woods. You’ll reach Laabalm alpine farm in about an hour (1,648 m; busy restaurant). From there, follow signs for Neuhütt and trail markings (No. 1) along footpaths and tractor trails: you’ll pass through some alpine meadows, larch meadows and a pine forest, sometimes with a slight grade and sometimes flat, along the hike to the Neuhütte mountain hut (1,791 m; no food service; 1.5 hours from Laabalm). The last
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