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From Würzjoch to Sas de Putia

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Villnöss
  • Mount Sas de Putia/Peitlerkofel
    / Mount Sas de Putia/Peitlerkofel
    Photo: TV Villnöss, Villnöss
  • Forcella de Putia/Peitlerscharte
    / Forcella de Putia/Peitlerscharte
    Photo: Walther Dorfmann, Villnöss
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moderate
Distance 11.7 km
4:11 h
1,004 m
1,004 m
2,874 m
1,990 m
A challenging mountain hike with a stunning view of the surrounding Dolomites. The last part beneath the summit consists of a via ferrata on which belaying with a climbing harness is recommended.
Difficulty
A/B moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,874 m
Lowest point
1,990 m
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Coordinates:
DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 

Turn-by-turn directions

• Hiking time: 2h 50min • Trail numbers: 8A, 4, 4B • The hike starts at the car park Würzjoch pass (2006 m). Follow trail no. 8A passing by several alpine huts. At the intersection which you reach after 20 minutes, keep to the right and continue on trail no. 8A. You get to the beginning of the Forcella de Putia/Peitlerscharte from where you follow trail no. 4 which becomes steeper and leads up to the highest point of the Forcella de Putia (2357 m). Trail no. 4B starts to your left and it leads in serpentines to the access to the via ferrata. There you can find enough space to put on you climbing harness. Then continue on the via ferrata (equipped with steel ropes) to the summit of Mount Sas de Putia (2875 m).

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Getting there

Through the Eisacktal/Valle Isarco valley to Klausen/Chiusa; turn into Villnöss/Funes valley and drive to St. Peter. Continue from there on the road to Würzjoch pass. 

Coordinates

DD
DMS
UTM
w3w 
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Via Ferratas

  • Via ferrata set
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing helmet
  • Via ferrata or hard-wearing safety gloves
  • Positioning lanyard / personal anchor system with screwgate carabiners for resting
  • Via ferrata belay kit if required (when accompanying beginners and / or children)
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Status
closed
Difficulty
A/B moderate
Distance
11.7 km
Duration
4:11 h
Ascent
1,004 m
Descent
1,004 m
Highest point
2,874 m
Lowest point
1,990 m

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