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From San Candido to the Baranci refuge

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  • From Sesto-sexten to the Baranci refuge
    From Sesto-sexten to the Baranci refuge
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moderate
Distance 22.2 km
2:51 h
683 m
683 m
1,589 m
1,173 m
Two tough climbs
This medium grade tour should be planned as a whole day excursion. Two tough climbs make it rather challenging. The first one – right after the starting point – begins on the Traversata Carnica and finishes at the Albergo Waldruhe; the second one ends at the Rifugio Baranci and includes a number of hike-a-bike sections.

The Val di Sesto extends for 20 km and is a side valley of the Val Pusteria, stretching from San candido to Passo Monte croce comelico, partly entering the tre cime natural Park. these days the valley offers a multitude of great trails for mountain bikes. Plus, all of this is just in front of the worlds biggest natural sun dial, with a backdrop of five iconic Dolomites peaks: cima nove, cima Dieci, cima Undici, cima Dodici e cima Una. Itinerary description From Piazza Municipio in ➊ San candido (1175 m) head toward the tempele shop; on a steep climb to the right follow ➋ waymark n. 4/5 to the forest chapel and at the first ➌ intersection take a left, at the second one ➍ keep to the right and continue up to the ➎ Albergo Waldruhe (1560 m, max. elevation). From here drop into ➏ Sesto (1300 m) along the paved road, cross the Rio di Sesto and follow the cycle path descending into the valley towards San candi- do. At the crossroads ➐ (also connection to the road to Sesto) take a left

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