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To the High Alpine Head

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  • Der Pragser Wildsee: Er ist durchschnittlich 17 m tief
    Der Pragser Wildsee: Er ist durchschnittlich 17 m tief
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m 2600 2400 2200 2000 1800 1600 1400 1200 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 km
Distance 7.9 km
4:32 h
1,036 m
1,036 m
2,531 m
1,495 m
Grass and rock
A unique landscape makes the ascent of the Hochalpenkopf worthwhile.

From the hotel at Braies Lake (1494 m) on trail 20/61 through the forest via the old Riedlhof farm to the fork in the trail and left (now Mark. 61) to the Kaseralm huts (1937 m, just under 1:30 h; no service, alp is also called Neukaser), continue on trail 61 steeply up to the depression of the Braies Furkel (2225 m), briefly up to the fork in the trail with signposts (2291 m) and continue on Mark. Follow trail no. 61 across the stony grassy slopes northwestwards to the summit (2542 m; from Kaseralm just under 2 hours). - Descent: shortest as ascent, total 2:30 hrs.


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