The Schäfer Alm (1616m)
Through the Karbach Valley
Starting point: Val Casies Valley/S.Martino tourist office (1276m)
Length of the tour: 4,5 km
Descent: via the ascent route
Duration: 01:30 h
Difference in altitude: 340 m
|Altitude||1268 m / 1599 m|
From the tourist office in San Martino/Val Casies Valley (1276m) take the sidewalk along the main road to the “Marakirchl” (chapel of the Visitation of Mary) and cross the road towards Örlerhof farm. Follow the road on the right side of the farmhouse reaching the Karbach farm (refreshment point, 1440m). Shortly after the farmhouse a barrier marks the end of the asphalt street, from there begins the hike. Follow the trail markings no. 36 and no.42. After approximately 30 minutes pass a water reservoir and shortly after that reach the Schäfer Alm (1616m, refreshment point).
Arrival by public transport
From Tesido and the Val Casies Valley:
Info: The Guestpass Holidaypass entitles the holder to the unlimited use of all public transportation (including regional rail travel) in all of South Tyrol-Südtirol throughout the entire year. You will receive the travel pass free of charge from your accommodations if they are a member of the Tourist Board Val Casies-Monguelfo-Tesido.