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Hiking tour to the Messner Hütte (1660m)

Gsieser Tal-Welsberg-Taisten
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Difficulty
Easy
Duration
1:00
Duration in hours
Distance
3.1
Distance in km
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The Messner Hütte (1660m)
Family-friendly hiking tour with culinary delight

Starting point: Val Casies Valley/S.Maddalena head of the valley (1460m)
Length of the tour: 3 km
Descent: via the ascent route
Duration: 01:00 h.
Difficulty: easy
Difference in altitude: 200 m

Route info
Easy
Distance
3,1 km
Activity time
1 h 00 min
Ascent
199 m
Decent
0 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.662 m
Lowest point
1.462 m
Directions

A parking area is located at the valley head in San Maddalena/Val Casies Valley (1460m, refreshment point, parking), right at the beginning of the Pidig Valley. From there follow the trail sign no. 49 into the valley. Right after the turner workshop follow the path straight into the lovely winter forest. Hiking along the Pidig stream you will reach the destination, the Messner Hütte (1660m, refreshment point) after a roughly one hour walk. Possible descent along the squirrel trail.

 

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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