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Hike To the Rifugio Torre di Pisa

To the Rifugio Torre di Pisa

Elevation

Min: 6713 ft
Max: 8812 ft
Uphill: 2546 ft
Downhill: 1509 ft
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Welcome to Eggental, South Tyrol's sunny side of the Dolomites! Situated within the Dolomites UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site, the Eggental region boasts 530km of hiking paths, numerous mountain-bike trails, 8 fixed.-cable climbing routes and 10 lifts. While the towering peaks of the Rosengarten and Latemar... Read more

last update on Sep 20, 2017
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Difficulty
Moderate
Distance: 5.16 miles
Duration:6 h
Loop trail
Min: 6713 ft
Max: 8812 ft
Uphill: 2546 ft
Downhill: 1509 ft

Trail characteristics

Forest track
Hiking trail

Interesting facts

  • You're traveling a distance of 5 miles on this moderate trail. The hike is therefore not too long. Average length of all hikes in South Tyrol is 7 miles.
  • Elevated between 6713 ft and 8812 ft, the hike is among the 10 highest elevated hikes in Italy. You're facing an uphill climb of 776 vertical meters on this hike.
  • You shouldn’t forget to bring your hiking boots. There are some sections on the trail where sturdy footwear is required. If you get hungry along the way, there are places to rest and get food. Nevertheless it’s recommended to also have enough water and food in your backpack when hiking or biking.

Route description

Eggental Tourismus - Günther Pichler

This is a medium-difficult hike over mountain slopes and rocky terrain to the Latemar, on to the Forcella dei Camosci Gap, over the summit and to the Rifugio Torre di Pisa. It affords a beautiful panoramic view.Route: Obereggen (1550m) – ascend with the Oberholz chairlift to 2150 m – uphill on trail n. 18 – Forcella dei Camosci Gap (2560m) – trail n. 516 – Rifugio Torre di Pisa. Descend via trails n. 516 and n. 22 – Mayrlboden (2037m). Return via the Oberholz chairlift to Obereggen. 

Sturdy shoes necessary
Eating options available

Where to eat

Eggental Tourismus - Helmut Rier

Rifugio Torre di Pisa, Malga Mayrl, Malga Ganischger, Malga Zischg, Malga Epircher Laner

Variations

Down path n. 516 to the Passo Feudo – path n. 504 to the Malga Zischg and Malga Ganischger – path n. 9 back to Obereggen.

Getting here

Take highway's exit “Bolzano Nord/Eggental”, turn right direction Bolzano/Bozen, after about 0,5 km on roundabout keep left and head towards Val d’Ega (SS 241). Keep driving up to Ponte Nova. At Ponte Nova’s crossroads, turn to the right and continue to Obereggen (about 25 min. from highway toll booth).

Contact

Eggental Tourismus
Dolomitenstr. 4
39056
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Phone+39 0471 619 500
Fax+39 0471 619 599
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