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From Laion|Lajen to Unterpulg and Pedrutsch

Hiking trail · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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This walk leads from Laion to Tschöfas and up to the Unterpulghütte hut, and from there to Pedrutsch and back along the Poststeig path. Along the way there are beautiful views of the Gardena Dolomites.
Distance 14 km
4:30 h
641 m
641 m
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Hubert Mair
Update: October 10, 2017
Highest point
1,613 m
Lowest point
1,091 m

Rest Stop

St. Peter


Laion|Lajen (1,093 m) (1,094 m)
46.609107, 11.564311
46°36'32.8"N 11°33'51.5"E
32T 696367 5164921


Laion|Lajen (1,093 m)

Turn-by-turn directions

From Laion (1,102m), the Poststeig path leads east through the fields to Ceves (1,212m, refreshments served). From there trail no. 34 follows an ascending forest path, past the old Außergspoi farmsteads (1,342m) and Nuflatsch (1447m) and past the Unterpulghütte hut (1,550m; refreshments served). Trail no. 35 leads on in an uphill direction to Ramitzler Schwaige hut, and from there to a junction (1,613m, highest point of the route). From there trail no. 36 descends to trail no. 8A, which follows trail no. 8 to reach the Ranatsch farm (1,413m). From there trail no. 9 leads along meadows to the Höfestraße road. Close to Pedrutsch (1267m; refreshments served), you will connect to Poststeig trail no. P (signposted), which serves as the return route. The way back follows a varied route through fields and woods, and finally to S. Pietro (1,187m, refreshments served) and from Ceves back to the starting point.


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Public transport

Alle Informationen zu den öffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln erhalten Sie unter: www.sii.bz.it oder im örtlichen Tourismusverein.


46.609107, 11.564311
46°36'32.8"N 11°33'51.5"E
32T 696367 5164921
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • 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
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • 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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14 km
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641 m
641 m


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