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Hiking trail

Leiter Alm - Hochganghaus - Oberhaus - Niederhaus

Hiking trail · Meraner Land · closed
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Map / Leiter Alm - Hochganghaus - Oberhaus - Niederhaus
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closed
moderate
11.1 km
3:20 h
451 m
1626 m

Beautiful mountain hike with a wonderful view of the Merano region and the surrounding mountain scenery. On the hike there are some alpine pastures that invite you to stop and relax.

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
1837 m
Lowest point
351 m
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Turn-by-turn directions

For this trip, it is recommended to take the bus or make your way to Vellau using the basket lift facility to the Leiter Alm.
From there, take the Hochgangweg # 24, now called Meran mountain road, to the Hochgang refuge hut (1.5 hours). 
From the refuge hut, take path # 7 in the direction of Partschins (approx. 1,000 metres difference in altitude) and walk to Oberhaus - Niederhaus.
Cross the Töllgraben to your left and walk to the Saxner mill.  From there, path # 7 leads you down to Plars - Algund.

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Getting there

Via the Adige Valley, take the MeBo expressway to the Algund exit and follow to Vellau.
Coming from Vinschgau, Algund is just before Merano.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.1 km
Duration
3:20h
Ascent
451 m
Descent
1626 m

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