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  • Ein prachtvoller Aussichtspunkt und ein Ort zum Verweilen.
    Ein prachtvoller Aussichtspunkt und ein Ort zum Verweilen.
    Photo: Edith Runer
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Distance 13.1 km
7:00 h
1,349 m
1,359 m
A round trip with panoramic views
Reaching he 2865 m summit of Kolbenspitze requires some stamina, but it rewards walkers with a delightful panorama.

This rather challenging mountain hike starts at the Karlegger Hof car park above Ulfas. The route to Kolbenspitze is well signposted and marked No. 2 (on some maps still as No. 3a). The first few hundred meters are over flat, tarmacked ground towards Ulfas-Alm, then turn right slightly uphill through dense woodland and up to the pastures along Saldenbach. At around 2000 meters, a track branches off left to the upper Ulfas-Alm; however, follow the sign for Kolbenspitze. It now gets increasingly steep, there are fewer and fewer grassy areas and the tour increasingly resembles a high-altitude climb. At the very top the "Stoanmandl" - also marked on some maps - moves into view. But the way there is longer than it seems. Only upward of 2600 m will the route to the top seem within reach. Now follow No. 3 to Kolbenspitze. The final part of the ascent up to the summit cross at 2865 m is a beautiful experience, as is the panoramic view from the top - provided there is no fog rising up from the

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