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Unterpulg hut - Ristoro Pedrutsch

Hiking trail · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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Lajen
  • Unterpulg hut
    / Unterpulg hut
    Photo: Tourismusverein Lajen, Lajen
  • From Lajen/Laion to Unterpulg hut and Pedrutsch
    / From Lajen/Laion to Unterpulg hut and Pedrutsch
    Photo: Tourismusverein Lajen, Lajen
  • / Ristoro Pedrutsch
    Photo: Tourismusgenossenschaft Lajen, Lajen
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moderate
Distance 14.1 km
4:25 h
725 m
725 m
This Walk leads from Laion to Ceves and up to the Unterpulghütte hut, and from there to Pedrutsch and back along the Poststeig trail. Along the way there are beatiful views of the Dolomites.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,612 m
Lowest point
1,091 m

Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.609062, 11.564381
DMS
46°36'32.6"N 11°33'51.8"E
UTM
32T 696372 5164916
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Turn-by-turn directions

From Laion (1,093m), the Poststeig trail leads east through the fields to Ceves (1212m; refreshments served). From there trail no. 34 follows an ascending forest path, past the old Außergspoi farmstead (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 inn (1,413m). Trail no. 9 now leads along meadows to the Höfestraße road. Close to Pedrutsch (1267m; refreshments served), you wil 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 finaly to S. Pietro (1,187m; refreshments served) and from Ceves back to the starting point.

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Getting there

Coming from the north you will reach our region via Munich - Kufstein - Innsbruck - Brenner - Klausen (exit Chiusa / Val Gardena), the SS Val Gardena - at the roundabout in Novale/Ried-Lajen you turn to Lajen/Laion.  From here you are within a few minutes in your resort Lajen.

Parking: at the football field

Coordinates

DD
46.609062, 11.564381
DMS
46°36'32.6"N 11°33'51.8"E
UTM
32T 696372 5164916
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14.1 km
Duration
4:25 h
Ascent
725 m
Descent
725 m
Family-friendly

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