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One of the most impressive hikes is the Sassolungo Tour.
Photo: Athesia Verlagsanstalt
Distance 8.3 km
Highest point2,686 m
Lowest point2,029 m
A classic hike This hike leads around one of the mightiest of the Dolomite mountains: it is one of the most impressive and easy hiking trails in the area.
Ascent: From the hotel-scale Rifugio Passo Sella (Sellajochhaus) mountain hut, along the road that leads from Val Gardena (Gröden) Valley to the Passo Sella (Sella Joch) Pass (2,179 m), take the cable car up (walking on Trail 525: 1 hour) to the Langkofelscharte wind gap, which cuts between Fünffingerspitze Peak and Sassolungo (Langkofel) Mountain, and on to Toni Demetz Hütte (2,679 m; operating in summer). Descent: From the wind gap, head north on Trail No. 525 across the scree of the Langkofelkar cirque, which is often covered with snow. It’s steep for about 40 minutes down to the Rifugio Vicenza Langkofelhütte mountain hut, which is set magnificently into the mountains (2,252 m; operating in summer). Keep right, following a good trail (signposted Mont de Soura) with a few switchbacks, down out of the Langkofelkar cirque towards the foot of the northwest faces of Sassolungo (Langkofel) Mountain (2,085 m); 1 hour from Langkofelscharte wind gap. High trail: From the foot of the
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