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Ortler High Mountain Trail Stage 7: From Lake Cancano to the the Stelvio Pass

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  • Ortler High Mountain Trail
    Ortler High Mountain Trail
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Distance 21.9 km
8:00 h
1,776 m
918 m
2,825 m
1,870 m

From Lake Cancano to the the Stelvio Pass:

Difference in height: 1.776 hm
Descent: 918 hm
Length: 22 km
Duration: ca. 8h

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Highest point
2,825 m
Lowest point
1,870 m
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Coordinates:
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46.514020, 10.317160
DMS
46°30'50.5"N 10°19'01.8"E
UTM
32T 601041 5152004
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Turn-by-turn directions

From the watchtower of the dams in Fraele Tal, reach the Cancano dam. After the St. Erasmo church, head in the direction of Solena Alm alpine pasture and Forcola Tal Valley to the Fornelle bridge. Cross the bridge and continue along the mule track up to the Pedenolo Alm alpine pasture, continue up to Bocchette di Pedenolo, Pedenoletto and Forcola. Descend over the Braulio Tal to Umbrail Pass and to Stelvio Pass Road. Follow the mule track up to the Garibaldi hut and the Stelvio Pass.

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Coordinates

DD
46.514020, 10.317160
DMS
46°30'50.5"N 10°19'01.8"E
UTM
32T 601041 5152004
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
21.9 km
Duration
8:00 h
Ascent
1,776 m
Descent
918 m
Highest point
2,825 m
Lowest point
1,870 m

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