Schlern via the Schäufelesteig
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The ascent to the Schlern from the Völser side is longer and faster than the approaches from the Seiser Alm. In steep serpentines, the Schäufelesteig winds its way from the "Peter Frag" junction onto the ridge of the Schlern and to the Schlern houses. Detour to Monte Petz and descent via the Prügelsteig to the starting point.
We start the tour at the car park of the nearby Völser Weiher and follow the forest road that leads past the Huber Weiher after a short climb. At the fork we choose the hiking trail to the Tuffalm. Follow the path, which is steep in parts, uphill through the forest to the Tuffalm, which lies on a plateau below the cliffs of the Schlern. A little below the hut, the signpost "Schlern, Hoferalpl" points to the right across the pasture to the edge of the forest (trail marker 1). Now the wide hiking trail runs along the wooded slopes below the Schlern walls, crosses the Völser Bach stream and brings you to the valley station of the material cable car. There you leave the path to the Hofer Alpl on the right and after about 200 m turn left onto a trail (marking 1). This crosses the slopes of the Schlerngraben and after a short descent meets up with a path leading up from the right. Soon you reach the Schlernbach stream in the ascent and the entrance to the gorge with the wooden cross and
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