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Winter hiking - Prato Piazza/ Plätzwiese - Rifugio Vallandro/ Dürrensteinhütte

Winter hiking · Hochpustertal
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    Dürrensteinhütte hut
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Distance 2 km
0:32 h
40 m
0 m
2,030 m
1,990 m

By car or by foot to Prato Piazza/ Plätzwiese and from there along the old World War I military road to Rif. Vallandro/ Dürrensteinhütte. This hike above the edge of the forest offers a splendid panoramic view of imposing Dolomite peaks: Croda Rossa, Tofane and Monte Cristallo. The Rif. Vallandro/ Dürrensteinhütte hut is open during the entire winter season. Starting point: Prato Piazza/ Plätzwiese car park (2,000 m) Highest point: Rif. Vallandro/ Dürrensteinhütte (2,050 m)

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easy
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Highest point
2,030 m
Lowest point
1,990 m

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Coordinates:
DD
46.653621, 12.179132
DMS
46°39'13.0"N 12°10'44.9"E
UTM
33T 284164 5170538
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Public transport

In the winter months you can use the shuttle bus from Brückele/Ponticello every 30 minutes.

Getting there

Valley entrance Braies/ Prags - road junction to Prato Piazza/ Plätzwiese - continue until Ponticello/ Brückele. From Ponticello/ Brückele until Prato Piazza/ Plätzwiese there is a traffic regulation (drive up is possible until 10.30 am and after 15.00 pm) - attetion: snow tire or snow chains are obligated. Shuttle service available.

Parking

At Ponticello/ Brückele you can find a parking space

At the Plätzwiese High Plateau you can find a parking space for 100 cars

Coordinates

DD
46.653621, 12.179132
DMS
46°39'13.0"N 12°10'44.9"E
UTM
33T 284164 5170538
w3w 
///pitted.tastes.lake
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2 km
Duration
0:32 h
Ascent
40 m
Highest point
2,030 m
Lowest point
1,990 m
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