Snowshoeing on Cima Lasta/Astjoch

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Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
4:00
in hours
Distance
10.2
in km
Suggested period
Jan
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The snowshoe hike on the Cima Lasta/Astjoch Peak (2,194 m) is one of the most rewarding things to do in the area. The magnificent summit view of the surrounding mountains is simply impressive.

Before you start for a snowshoe hike you should always consult the avalanche and weather report!

Route data
Intermediate
Distance
10,2 km
Duration
4 h 00 min
Ascent
713 m
Decent
713 m
Technical skills
Physical condition
Scenary
Highest point
2.194 m
Lowest point
1.481 m
Directions

Starting point is the car park Kreuzner in Elle/Ellen. From there, the trail no. 67 leads in about one hour to the Kaser huts. After a total hike of two hours, the peak of Astjoch is reached from the east side. Descent on the west side and follow trail no. 67B to the Rastner hut (possibility of refreshment). After a short ascent reach the other side (towards Pustertal/Val Pusteria) again and then walk back down to Elle.

How to get there

Public transport from Mobility Center Bruneck/Brunico:
With the train or the bus 460 to St. Lorenzen/San Lorenzo, bus stop Bahnhof/Stazione, and after with the town Citybus 424 to Ellen/Elle, bus stop Parkplatz/Parcheggio Kreuzner.

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