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The Moarer Egetsee lake in Ridanna
Photo: Athesia Verlagsanstalt
Distance 20.6 km
Wild and unspoilt The first section follows the «path of the mines», leading to the famous former Schneeberg mines.
From Vipiteno-Sterzing we cross the entire Ridanna Valley (beyond Stanga and Mareta) to the last car park (1,417 m, mining Museum). Follow the «path of the mines» 28, walking up the small valley and passing the Lazzacher Alm alpine hut (or Poschalm, 2,113 m, with refreshments). At the intersection take route 33 to the right, which takes you to the first lake (Moarer Grande, 2,468 m, 3 hours). Walking up the Egetjoch Pass (2,693 m, 1 hour from the lake); on the opposite side turn left on route 33a leading to the second group of lakes (Senner Grande, 2,647 m). Route 33a runs down to the lower lakes (2,510 m), and eventually to the great Trüber See (2,344 m). Back on route 33, we walk up from the bridge of the Rio alla Grohmannhütte (Rifugio Vedretta Piana, 2,254 m). Route 9 takes you back to the green pastures and to the starting point (4 hours at least from the pass).
Places of interest along the route:
"Erzweg" hike leading to the Moarerbergalm alpine hut
The seven glaciated
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