Starting point: mountain restaurant Mudler Hof in Taisten 1584 m Distance: 3,5 km Descent: back via the ascent route Hiking time: 90 min Level of difficulty: easy to moderate Altitude difference: 420 m Toboggan run: easy to moderate
1584 m / 2012 m
From Taisten, drive along the village road, pass the gothic piety column and the parish church and continue towards the Hotel Alpen Tesitin. Then turn right onto the “Guggenberg” and follow the forest road until the next crossroad. Now turn left and, after a tight right bend, reach the parking area after a few minutes. Your hike starts right here; keep following the signpost 38 A all the way to the Vorderalm 2012 m (rest point). Along your route, the beautiful Dolomites come into view frequently on your right side.
How to arrive
Coming from Innsbruck/Brennero (A): Drive on the Highway of Brennero (A22) until the exit Bressanone/Val Pusteria, then go on along the SS49-E66 for about 58kms until you arrive in Monguelfo. To get to Tesido and the Val Casies Valley, we recommend to take the exit West in Monguelfo. Coming from Lienz (A): You can reach us also padding by Lienz in Westtyrol (A). You have to cross the Austrian-Italian border between Ahrnbach and Winnebach (B100-E66) and drive on the SS46-E66 until Monguelfo. To get to Tesido and the Val Casies, we recommend to take the exit West in Monguelfo.