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Mountain tour

Mountain hiking on Monte Luco

Mountain tour · Meranerland
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Ultental
  • Summit cross monte Luco
    / Summit cross monte Luco
    Photo: Mirko Mocatti, Ultental
  • Alpine pasture Monte Luco
    / Alpine pasture Monte Luco
    Photo: Mirko Mocatti, Ultental
  • Monte Luco mountain lake
    / Monte Luco mountain lake
    Photo: Mirko Mocatti, Ultental
  • Monte Luco
    / Monte Luco
    Photo: Mirko Mocatti, Ultental
Map / Mountain hiking on Monte Luco
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moderate
8.8 km
3:12 h
920 m
921 m

Mountain hike to the panoramic summit of the Mount Luco (2434 m). The hike starts at the Gampenpass/Passo Palade (1518 m) on the opposite side of the Gasthof Gampenpass hotel. The hiking path no. 10A leads you in 1,5 hour to the Laugen Alm - Malga Monte Luco. After a short break at the Alm the tour continuous on the hiking path 10 to the peak of Mount Luco (2434 m). Just before of the last steep ascent, on a small mountain saddle you have the option to take the less technical way to the top of the Monte Luco Piccolo (2290 m). Between the summits oft the great and small Mount Luco there is the beautiful and magnificent mountain lake Luco. Thanks to its widely outlook and awe-inspiring view, the Mount Luco belongs to one of the most outstanding lookouts of South Tyrol. The way back is along the hiking path no. 8A through the grass-grown south ridge and then on the hiking path no 10A firsts toward the Laugen Alm and further down to the Gampen Pass.

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
2395 m
Lowest point
1520 m
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Turn-by-turn directions

Gampenpass/Passo Palade - Path no. 10A - Laugen Hut - Path no. 10 - choice between the two summits Mount Luco (great) or Piccolo (small)

Getting there

Merano, Lana, Gampenpass. The excursion starts at the parking area Gasthof Gampenpass. Follow the signs for the hiking trail nr. 10A.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.8 km
Duration
3:12 h
Ascent
920 m
Descent
921 m

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