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The Alta Via del Dürrenstein (Dürrenstein-Höhenweg) Trail

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  • Das Cristallomassiv (Prov. Belluno) in morgendlicher Frische.
    Das Cristallomassiv (Prov. Belluno) in morgendlicher Frische.
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Distance 10.1 km
4:16 h
1,021 m
435 m
2,263 m
1,384 m
Sarlriedl Saddle to Plätzwiese
Dürrenstein is one of the most striking and beautiful mountains of the upper Pusteria Valley

Ascent: Start south of Bad Altprags, in the valley of the same name at 1,379 m; between Welsberg and Niederdorf, on the street branching off from Val Pusteria (Pustertal) Valley. From the east side of the valley road, stay with Trail No. 14 along a narrow road through meadows up to a forest, and then partly along a forest road, partly along an old footpath, with a grade ranging from intermediate to steep, up to Sarlriedl, a ridge saddle between Monte Lungo (Lungkofel) Mountain in the north and Sarlköfele Mountain to the south (2,099 m); 2 hours from Bad Altprags. High Trail: from Sarlriedl Saddle, stay on Trail No. 3 in a triangle (signposting for the Dobbiaco (Toblach) – Longarone long-distance trail) southward to a little notch on the eastern side of Sarlköfele (2,163 m); continue to Flodigsattel Saddle (2,171 m) and the north-facing scree of Dürrenstein Mountain traversing west to the little Kirchler Schartl notch (2,280 m). Head down a bit, then up through a short chimney (fixed

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