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Hiking tour to the Uwaldalm (2042m)


The Uwaldalm (2042m)
With its stunning view on the Val Casies Valley

Starting point: Val Casies Valley/S.Maddalena head of the valley (1460m)
Length of the tour: 5 km
Descent: via the ascent route
Duration: 02:00 h
Difficulty: medium
Difference in altitude: 582 m

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Altitude 1460 m / 2042 m


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From the valley head in San Maddalena/Val Casies Valley (1460m, refreshment point, parking) follow the trail marking no. 12 over the bridge. Turn left and after the Schlosserhof farm take another left turn. After a few meters turn right and reach the old cattle drive. Near the Burgerhof farm cross the bridge of the Pfoi stream and follow the forest road. Small clearings will open up in the forest repeatedly revealing impressive views over the valley and the peaks of the Dolomites of Braies reaching high into the sky. After a short while cross the stream another time. After a short hike through Alpine meadows you will reach a junction (1930m) at which you keep left. This trail will finally take you over meadows and forests to the destination of the hiking tour, the Uwaldalm (2042m, refreshment point).

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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/head of valley.

From Tesido and the Val Casies Valley:

  • By bus (no. 441) to the bus stop: San Maddalena/head of 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.

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Plan your arrival

Difficulty medium
Distance 4.7 km
Duration 02:02 hours
Climb 582 m
Descent 2 m

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