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Distance 13.8 km
Highest point2,397 m
Lowest point1,359 m
High altitude trail with summit adventure
From the "Schlafhäusern" to the Obersteinerholm; first through magnificent Swiss stone pine stands and then out over open mountain slopes and across the slopes of the broad, gently rising alpine valley of Pojen, overlooked by the three-thousand-metre peaks of the Durreck group, up to the Obersteinerholm.
Ascent: From Ahornach (1334 m; road up here from Sand in Taufers), follow trail no. 10 on a large, sometimes somewhat steep footpath through meadows up to a fork in the trail, turn left on trail no. 10 B through woods up to mountain meadows and to the highest of the alpine huts there, called »Schläfhäuser« (2010 m); from Ahornach 2 hours.
High altitude trail: From the aforementioned uppermost »Schlafhaus« follow the markings 33 A on a good high-altitude trail through forest and open slopes, first level and later slightly ascending westwards to the Ahornacher Jöchl (2050 m), then on a level and slightly descending traverse into the uppermost Pojental (approx. 2130 m, a little lower the Pojenalm, 2031 m) and on the Steig 33 in a slightly ascending traverse westwards out to the Obersteinerholm (2395 m); from Schlafhaus 2 hrs.
Descent: From Obersteinerholm on trail 17 A over the steep grassy slope and then along the edge of a wooded swath down to an alpine hut (1852 m) and on trail
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