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Mountain tour

Hike to the Heart of the Rosengarten Massif – Vajolon Pass

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  • Rotwand
    / Rotwand
    Photo: TV Welschnofen, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
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closed
difficult
Distance 9.6 km
5:00 h
825 m
825 m
An attractive hike around the centrepiece of the Rosengarten massif, the Rotwand mountain. For excitement this tour is hard to beat, offering spectacular views of the surrounding mountains in good weather.
Difficulty
difficult
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Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
2,560 m
Lowest point
1,745 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.404400, 11.613340
DMS
46°24'15.8"N 11°36'48.0"E
UTM
32T 700874 5142299
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Turn-by-turn directions

Route: starting from the Karerpass, follow trail [552] via the Hirzelsteig trail, continuing on trail [9] via the Vajolon Pass. Head on to the Rotwandhütte mountain hut on trail [551] and [541]. Return via trail [548] to the Karer Pass (challenging mountain hike, a good head for heights and good equipment are essential).

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

Take highway´s exit “Bolzano Nord/Eggental”, turn right direction Bolzano/Bozen, after about 0,5 km on roundabout keep left and head towards Val d’Ega (SS 241). Keep driving up to Ponte Nova. At Ponte Nova’s crossroads, turn to the left and continue to the Passo Costalunga (about 30 min. from highway toll booth).

With the public bus line 180 or 184; bus stop: Passo Costalunga; online bus timetables: www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

Parking at Passo Costalunga.

Coordinates

DD
46.404400, 11.613340
DMS
46°24'15.8"N 11°36'48.0"E
UTM
32T 700874 5142299
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

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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Status
closed
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
9.6 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
825 m
Descent
825 m

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