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Leiter Alm - Taufenscharte - Mutkopf - Steinegg

Mountain tour · Meraner Land
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    Photo: Damian Pertoll, Algund
Map / Leiter Alm - Taufenscharte - Mutkopf - Steinegg
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difficult
8.8 km
3:46 h
1,061 m
1,061 m
The highest point of this mountain tour is the Taufenscharte also called "Karjoch" with 2230 m. The steep ascent is already a challenge, but which you are rewarded at the top with an excellent view over the Spronsertal.
Difficulty
difficult
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Highest point
2,291 m
Lowest point
1,428 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.705918, 11.111261
DMS
46°42'21.3"N 11°06'40.5"E
UTM
32T 661386 5174649
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Turn-by-turn directions

Take the basket lift facility from Vellau to the Leiter Alm. From there, walk on path # 24 until you come to an open Alpine hut. Just above the hut, path # 25 turns from your previous route. This path leads you snakes to the Taufenscharte (2,230 metres). From the gap, turn left and descend (approx. 20 minutes) until you come to a juncting. Here, the Jägersteig turns from path # 25 and leads you to the northern slope of the Mut mountains and to the Mutkopf mountain (1,648 metres). From Gasthof Mutkopf descend to the Steinegg (path # 22), turn right and take the Meran mountain road (# 24) back to the Leiter Alm. The basket lift facility will bring you back to Vellau. From here, take the chair lift or the bus back to Algund.

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Getting there

Through the Adige Valley to Algund and from there to Vellau.

Coordinates

DD
46.705918, 11.111261
DMS
46°42'21.3"N 11°06'40.5"E
UTM
32T 661386 5174649
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
8.8 km
Duration
3:46 h
Ascent
1,061 m
Descent
1,061 m

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