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Long distance hiking trail

Leiter Alm - Hochganghaus - Oberhaus - Niederhaus

Long distance hiking trail · Meraner Land
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Map / Leiter Alm - Hochganghaus - Oberhaus - Niederhaus
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moderate
Distance 11.1 km
3:20 h
451 m
1,626 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
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Highest point
1,837 m
Lowest point
351 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.705890, 11.111216
DMS
46°42'21.2"N 11°06'40.4"E
UTM
32T 661383 5174646
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Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point of the hike is 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.

Coordinates

DD
46.705890, 11.111216
DMS
46°42'21.2"N 11°06'40.4"E
UTM
32T 661383 5174646
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.1 km
Duration
3:20 h
Ascent
451 m
Descent
1,626 m

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