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Hiking tour to the Houfa Hitte (1883m)

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Category
Difficulty
Easy
Duration
1:37
Duration in hours
Distance
4.5
Distance in km
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The Houfahitte (1883m)
Family-friendly hike with South Tyrolean cuisine

Starting point: Val Casies Valley/Colle Scandole (1478m)
Length of the tour: 4,5 km
Descent: via the ascent route
Duration: 01:30 h
Difficulty: easy
Difference in altitude: 405 m

Route info
Easy
Distance
4,5 km
Activity time
1 h 37 min
Ascent
395 m
Decent
0 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.891 m
Lowest point
1.495 m
Directions
Starting at the gate of Schintlholz in Colle/Val Casies Valley by taking the easy path no. 51 you will reach the hut Houfahitte (1883m, refreshment possibility) within 1.5 hours. This hike is ideal for families with small children and also for buggies.
How to get there
Coming from Innsbruck/Brennero (A): Drive on the Highway of Brennero (A22) until the exit Bressanone/Val Pusteria, then go on along the SS49-E66 for about 58kms until you arrive in Monguelfo. To get to Tesido and the Val Casies Valley, we recommend to take the exit West in Monguelfo. Coming from Lienz (A): You can reach us also padding by Lienz in Westtyrol (A). You have to cross the Austrian-Italian border between Ahrnbach and Winnebach (B100-E66) and drive on the SS46-E66 until Monguelfo. To get to Tesido and the Val Casies, we recommend to take the exit West in Monguelfo.
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