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Saltnerstein (Gasser Hut) - Mountain of Villanders

· 2 reviews · Hiking trail · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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Klausen, Barbian, Villanders, Feldthurns
  • Lake Totensee
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Map / Saltnerstein (Gasser Hut) - Mountain of Villanders
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moderate
Distance 17.2 km
5:19 h
942 m
942 m
Sarner Scharter and the mountain of Villanders...nice places...
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
2,509 m
Lowest point
1,748 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.641471, 11.489753
DMS
46°38'29.3"N 11°29'23.1"E
UTM
32T 690544 5168334
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Turn-by-turn directions

From the Saltnerstein (lodge Gasser) we follow the way nr. 6, 7A and 7 to the direction of the Rittner Horn till we arrive at the col Gasteiger Sattel. We have to wander on way nr. 3 to arrive at the wind gap Sarner Scharter. Than we take the way nr. 2 which leads to the mountain of Villanders. The way back leads on the path nr. 2 and 2A past the lake Totensee and the chapel Totenkirchl. On the way nr. 6 we finally arrive at the starting point.

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Getting there

In Villanders, first follow the signs to the Villanderer Alm (turn right at the DESPAR). After about 20 minutes you reach the parking area Gasser hut, for which you have to pay.

Coordinates

DD
46.641471, 11.489753
DMS
46°38'29.3"N 11°29'23.1"E
UTM
32T 690544 5168334
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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
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
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  • 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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Johanna Pulgrabja
September 06, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? September 04, 2021
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Ugga Agga
August 27, 2019 · Community
Relatively easy Tour with amazing views
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When did you do this route? August 27, 2019

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
17.2 km
Duration
5:19 h
Ascent
942 m
Descent
942 m

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