Hiking near the Ortler, Solda, Val VenostaHiking near the Ortler, Solda, Val Venosta

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Hiking on the Ortler – limitless fascination

It offers hikes graded from easy to very demanding

This is an apt description of the delightfully untouched countryside of the Ortler region. Enthusiastic hikers can find here exactly what they are looking for: from easy family hikes along the foot of gigantic mountains to demanding hikes that mainly lead to scraggy mountains peaks, but also to luscious mountain pastures and also to original, unspoilt mountain cabins.

Hiking on the Ortler offers a unique experience and views, but also gives hikers a chance to challenge the limits of their endurance. Whoever likes extensive hiking tours is, in the truest sense of the word, in a hiking paradise here with a fantastic mountain backdrop.

Tracks to other huts:

  • Payer Hut (approximately 1,5 hours)
  • Bergl Hut via Payer Hut  (approximately 3 to 3,5 hours)
  • Chairlift top station, restaurant “Langenstein/K2” (approximately 1,5 hours)
  • Hintergrat Hut via Langenstein (approximately 3 hours)
  • Pass to Trafoi: Follow path no. 4 from the Tabaretta mountain cabin to the Bärenscharte at 2871 metres above sea level and continue in the direction of the Payer mountain cabin as far as the Tabaretta-Scharte at 2903 metres above sea level. The signpost for Trafoi is directly there under a prominent rock stack. From here take path no. 185 that winds downhill to the next junction. There you can either go in a south-westerly direction across a rubble-strewn corrie, in which however there is usually snow, to the Bergl mountain cabin via path no. 18-186. Or you can carry on hiking on path no. 185 first to the Edelweiß mountain cabin (derelict) and then on through woodland to Trafoi.

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