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From Scaleres|Schalders to the Schrüttenseen Lakes

Mountain tour · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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The Schrüttenseen lakes lie in an idyllic location in the high fores of the Schalderer Tal Valley. These mountain lakes, one small and one large, are surrounded by alpine roses and pine forests.


Distance 12 km
4:30 h
930 m
930 m
1,963 m
1,104 m
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Update: October 10, 2017
Highest point
1,963 m
Lowest point
1,104 m


Village of Bagni di Scaleres (1,037m) (1,118 m)
46.738956, 11.595569
46°44'20.2"N 11°35'44.0"E
32T 698284 5179427


Village of Bagni di Scaleres (1,037m)

Turn-by-turn directions

From the village of Bagni di Scaleres (1,037m) follow trail no. 5 along the brook, approx. 3.8 km up to a fork in the road and then after the meadows at Steinwend, go for a short while along the footpath up to the fork in the forest path (1,530m, indications, no. 4A leads right to Steinwendhof farm, no. 4 leads straight on to Schalderer Scharte ridge). Ascending left from the brook, follow route no. 5, which is a wide path at the beginning, then slopes up to another forest road (1,705m). Path no. 7A forks left there and ascends through the high forest to the Große Schrüttensee lake (1,957m, the small lake is situated a little higher up in the forest). Descent is by the same route. To descend into the valley, you can also follow route no. 7.


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Public transport

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46.738956, 11.595569
46°44'20.2"N 11°35'44.0"E
32T 698284 5179427
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


Basic Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • 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
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Climbing helmet as required
  • 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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12 km
4:30 h
930 m
930 m
Highest point
1,963 m
Lowest point
1,104 m


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