Mountain „Hörneckele and Almweg 2000“
Hike with a view of the Dolomites
Starting point: Val Casies Valley/S.Martino tourist office (1276m)
Length of the tour: 17 km
Return: with the public busses
Duration: 05:45 h
Difference in altitude: 851 m
|Altitude||1270 m / 2129 m|
Follow the western path no. 36 from the valley road in San Martino/Val Casies Valley all the way up to the Karbacher Hof (1440m, refreshment stop). You can also reach this place by car. From there you need to follow the valley Karbachtal to the hut Schäfer Alm (1616m, refreshment possibility) and further on the path no. 52 which channels of on the right side. Follow this path south-westwards through the steep wooded slopes into a pastoral small valley (roughly 1800 m). Still on the same trail (no. 52), past hay barns and the Vigeiner meadows, walk all the way up to a little hollow of the mountain ridge (ca. 2100 m) and slightly above to your right you reach the cross of the Hörneckele (2127m). From the Hörneckele, traverse the alpine slopes north-eastwards by following the red markings. At the fork of the Almweg 2000, cross the slopes towards the valley, partly evenly and partly gently descending all the way to the Pfinnalm (2152m), then to the Aschtalm (1950m, refreshment point); from there, finally descend on trail no. 10 through wooded slopes, following foot and forest paths down to the hamlet Huiben and the church in San Maddalena (1398m).
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.