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The idyllic lago Klaussee lake over Cadiepietra in Valle Aurina valley.
Photo: Hanspaul Menara
Distance 9.7 km
Val Chiusetta Valley Easy hike above Cadipietra-Steinhaus in the Valle Aurina
From Campo Tures along the attractive Valle Aurina to Cadipietra-Steinhaus (1,050 m). By cable car to Kleinklausen (1,602 m; two restaurants). Follow the signpost 33 to «Klaussee», walking up through the woods to the Speck-und-Schnaps alpine hut (1,726 m, with restaurant) and then via a zigzag path to the Baurschaft alpine hut (1,882, with refreshments). Continue on the zigzag path to Lake Klaussee (2,162 m; two hours from the cable car). Ascent: continue on route 33 among boulders and scree; at the col (Klausenscharte, 2,579 m) turn right (west) on the steep, well-marked, easy path that runs along the ridge across meadows and rocks to reach the cross on the summit (2,653 m, 1.5 hours from the lake). Return via the same route.
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