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On the billet path to the Sesselschwaige

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m 2400 2200 2000 1800 1600 1400 1200 1000 800 600 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Abzweig zur Tschafonhütte Sesselschwaige Schlernschlucht Schlernschlucht Hofer Alpl
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Distance 12.9 km
6:30 h
1,048 m
1,048 m
1,944 m
934 m
The adventurous gorge trail leads between impressive rock faces up to the Sesselschwaige.

From the pretty mountain village of Ums at the foot of the Schlern, the circular hike begins by walking through beautiful mountain forest in about an hour up to the wonderfully situated, rustic Hoferalpl mountain inn. Continuing uphill, we reach the path coming from the Tuffalm and hike along the slope to the Peter Frag rest area. Here begins the most beautiful part of the hike, the ascent on numerous wooden bridges through the wildly romantic Schlern Gorge, bordered by steep walls. Even today, the farmers of Völser still drive their cattle up this path to the Schlern alpine pastures every year in early summer. Finally, the gorge widens and we reach our destination, the Sesselschwaige, beautifully situated in the midst of mountain meadows. From the alpine pasture, which is open to visitors, we hike back down through the Schlern Gorge, but then decide on a different descent option. On a beautiful high-level trail, we first walk below the steep Hammerwand, before descending on a partly


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The routes from this source come from years of cooperation between Outdooractive AG and the ADAC publishing house in Munich. More than 80 hiking tour books were produced throughout Germany and at popular holiday destinations in Italy, Spain and Portugal. A special feature are the ADAC children's hiking guides, which are tailored to the needs of young explorers and their parents. 
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Rosa Rietzler
July 06, 2017 · Outdooractive Editors
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Jessica Wolf
July 05, 2017 · Community
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When did you do this route? July 05, 2017
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