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Snowshoe hike San Cassiano - Piz Sorega - Pralongiá

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    Photo: Stefanie Irsara, Tourist Association Alta Badia
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    Photo: Stefanie Irsara, Tourist Association Alta Badia
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    Photo: Stefanie Irsara, Tourist Association Alta Badia
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closed
easy
Distance 7.8 km
2:20 h
135 m
581 m

Extremly enjoyable excursion which, from Piz Sorega/San Cassiano crosses the white meadows of Pralongiá.

The panorama is spectacular, stretching as it does from the Lavarela to the Lagazuoi, the Marmolada glacier to the "Grup dl Sela", from Puez to Pütia, and looking North, right up to the glaciers of the Central Alps on their border with Austria.

Difficulty
easy
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Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,130 m
Lowest point
1,553 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.555796, 11.921981
DMS
46°33'20.9"N 11°55'19.1"E
UTM
32T 723974 5159951
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Turn-by-turn directions

From Piz Sorega, set off south-west on trail nr. 21/A, passing the Ütia Las Vegas Hut, in the direction of Pralongiá.

The road continues, more or less on the flat, through breathtaking high mountain meadows, and, after half an hour, you will reach the Ütia de Bioch Hut (2073 m). Now take the trail on the left, nr. 23, and go south, which will take you along the ridge and splendid meadows in flower to the Ütia Pralongiá Hut (2135 m). The view over the nearby Dolomites is superb.

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Getting there

*By car

  • Coming from Innsbruck: take the A 13 and the A 22 toll motorway and exit at Bressanone/Brixen, following the signs to Brunico/Bruneck along the Val Pusteria/Pustertal road as far as San Lorenzo/St.Lorenzen. Follow the signs to Val Badia/Gadertal 
  • Coming from Verona-Bolzano: take the A 22, exit at Bressanone/Brixen and continue as above

*By train

The nearest train stations are:

  • Brunico - 37 Km
  • Bolzano (via Passo Gardena) - 72 Km (via Brunico) – 100 Km
  • Connection train station – Alta Badia by the local bus SAD: www.sad.it

*By air

  • Innsbruck - 130 km
  • Munich – 330 km
  • Venice Treviso / Venice Marco Polo – 180 / 200 km
  • Verona – 213 km
  • Milan Bergamo / Milan Malpensa - 310 /400 km
  • Information airport transfer: www.suedtirolbus.it - www.cortinaexpress.it

Coordinates

DD
46.555796, 11.921981
DMS
46°33'20.9"N 11°55'19.1"E
UTM
32T 723974 5159951
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
7.8 km
Duration
2:20 h
Ascent
135 m
Descent
581 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
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