Hikeable plateaus between Pusteria and Lüsen Difficulty: medium Walking time: about 4-5 hours Starting point: Ellen Weiler, parking Kreuzner (1,481 m) Length: 10.6 km Altitude: about 680 HM Refreshments: Berg Gasthof Häusler, strong-field hut, Rastnerhütte, The area of Lüsner ridge is wide and the high mountain pastures offer a variety of hiking opportunities. A wonderful tour with magnificent panoramic views leads from the hamlet Ellen up to Astjoch (2,147 m). The one-hour climb from the car park at the Kreuznerhof (1,481 m) through the forest zones via the Walder Alm to the summit of the castle stables to 2,194 m. There is a magnificent panoramic view of the valley of Bruneck, the gleaming white peaks of the Rieserfernergruppe in the north and the hikeable plateaus of Lüsner Alm opens on almost flat roads hikers can enjoy here the magnificent alpine landscape with the picturesque Seeaugen located between Postal and Rastnerhütte spread. The Almbauern maintain the centuries-old tradition of animal husbandry and today also offer comfortable rest stops. These places were much earlier visited by Mesolithic hunters groups as evidenced by finds of flint tools. The vast, beautiful pastures invite you to wonder and linger. For an extensive rest, the comfortable mountain huts worth it in the strong-field hut or the Rastnerhütte. On the way back on the Lofa-Alm and Alm-Moa, the trail crosses the gorge of the Burger-brook, before the hikers on the forest comes back to the starting point in Ellen.
Kiens - Ehrenburg - Ellen - Parkplatz Kreuzner
|Duration||4 h 10 min|
|Height difference||841 m|