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Grosser Ifinger

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  • Kuhleiten am Ifinger
    Kuhleiten am Ifinger
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Distance 10.7 km
4:39 h
681 m
681 m
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A famous summit, with short fixed-rope track near Merano.

From Merano or Vernaun first take the Ifinger funicular railway up to Piffinger Köpfl (1900 m; guest houses). From here, on track 3 slightly uphill to Missensteinjoch up to the fork above Waidmannalm, then left on broad track 19A across grassy fields up to Oswaldscharte and left again to Kuhleiten inn (2360 m; 1:30 hrs. so far); now on via the good track 19 westward over the ridge to the foot of the hill, up the marked path to Kleiner Ifinger; 50 m below its summit is the start of the fixed-rope track. Follow this (a well secured path) across the northern flank to a gorge, then briefly downhill on the southern side and finally across some highly exposed sections (partly vertical, but with excellent fixed iron ropes) up to the summit of Grosser Ifinger (2581 m, 1 hr. from Kuhleiten). For the descent follow route as described (2 hrs.).

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