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Mountain hike „Hochstein 2469m“


Mountain „Hochstein 2469m“
Hiking with the chamois

Starting point: Val Casies Valley/S.Maddalena parish church
Length of the tour: 16,5 km
Circular hiking tour
06:30 h
Difficulty: difficult
Difference in altitude: 1186 m

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Altitude 1275 m / 2496 m


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Starting from the parish church (1400m) in San Maddalena briefly follow the road into the valley, then cross over the stream, following the agricultural road no. 47 through the Köfler Valley south-eastwards up until the fork. Turn right and by continuing on the forest road no. 48 walk up through the forest to the Tscharnietalm (1976m, not a refreshment point). Proceed on path no. 48 again in south-eastward direction to another fork. Turn right south-eastwardly and over rocky terrain climb up the steep mountain trail no. 48 to a flat basin of the west ridge of the Kerlspitze (2500m); continue over the ridge and to your right to another basin (2438m) and soon reach the mountain Hochstein at 2469m. Descent: the path no. 48 leads to Gerichtshals (2239m) through Verselltal valley further to hut Tolder Hütte (1942m, refreshment possibility) and hut Hinterschuher Alm-Randlhütte (1862m, refreshment possibility) and finally to S.Martino. To get to the starting point you can either use the bus or take the path Talblickweg (ca. 30 min).

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How to arrive

Arrival by public transport

From Monguelfo:

  • By regional train (no. 400) to Monguelfo/Welsberg.
  • From Monguelfo by bus (no. 441) to the bus stop: San Maddalena/parish church.

From Tesido and the Val Casies Valley:

  • By bus (no. 441) to the bus stop: San Maddalena/parish church.


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.

>See here for the bus & train timetable

Plan your arrival

Difficulty difficult
Distance 15.6 km
Duration 06:30 hours
Climb 1158 m
Descent 1295 m

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