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The ski resort is a major economic source for the whole of the Val Pusteria with 116 km of ski terrain and 32 lifts.
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Distance 31.3 km
The ski resort. Right at the edge of the Dolomites the Plan de Corones rises – a local mountain of Brunico – which, at an elevation of 2260 m – is also very impressive for panoramic views. The ski resort is a major economic source for the whole of the Val Pusteria with 116 km of ski terrain and 32 lifts.
The climb to the Plan de corones summit platform – with a total length of 16km and 1300 m ascent – is one long uninterrupted challenging ascension and therefore physically demanding. take particular care on the descent: the section between the Refuge Geiselberger e and the Pracken Refuge is very steep and will put anyone’s downhill biking skills to the test.
From the valley station ➊ 950 m of the Plan de corones cable car turn back toward Riscone, and at the Haus Alpenblick ➋ keep to the right and follow the signs for Malga ochsen. At the fork ➌ take a right onto the forest road at the sign Malga ochsen/Plan de corones, leaving the Malga ochsen behind ➍ 1900 m. continue ascending to another fork ➎; from here keep to the left up to Plan de corones ➏ 2260 m (Ristorante corones – open). continue rid- ing east, following the sign for the valley station of Valdaora to the Refuge Geiselberger ➐ 2090 m; turn left, still heading in the direction of the valley station of Valdaora (passing
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