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Mountain hike at the Piz da Peres

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Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
2:53
Duration in hours
Distance
6.8
Distance in km

The 2,507 metres high Piz da Peres in the Valdaora Dolomites offers very beautiful views of the Plan de Corones and the entire Fanes-Sennes-Braies nature park. Starting at the reservoir lake at Passo Furcia, first we follow the road nr. 3 for some metres until we branch off to the right, following trail no. 12B in the direction of the slope “Pre da Peres“. From there you follow the trail no. 12, which presents some steep rock stairs and is slightly exposed at some sections. Than you across beautiful meadow slopes and finally arrive at the peak cross. From here, we admire the ski mountain Plan de Corones in the North, the Dolomites and Mount Cima Tre Dita in the East and San Vigilio di Marebbe in the South-West.
On the way back you take the trail nr. 3. On many serpentines we go downwards through a scree slope, which can be slippery and difficult to pass after heavy rains or in case of snow. After the scree slope it goes up and down again over a forest trail until the starting point. Starting point: Passo Furcia (1.758 metres asl) Trail route: Passo Furcia - Ücia Picio Prè - Wetterkreuz - Piz da Peres - Passo Furcia Trail numbers: 3, 12B, 12, 3 Walking time: approx. 4,5 hours Altitude difference: 760 (ascent) Mountain restaurants: Ücia Picio Prè (descent), restaurants at Passo Furcia Suitable for families? Yes, but not for small children or older children without any mountain experience

Route info
Intermediate
Distance
6,8 km
Activity time
2 h 53 min
Ascent
817 m
Decent
817 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
2.506 m
Lowest point
1.761 m
How to get there

Coming from Innsbruck/Brenner (A): Drive on the Highway of Brenner (A22) until the exit Brixen/Pustertal, then go on along the SS49-E66 for about 50kms until you arrive in Olang/Valdaora.

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 Olang/Valdaora

Coming from Bozen: Highway of Brenner (A22) until the exit Brixen/Pustertal, then go on along the SS49-E66 for about 50kms until you arrive in Olang/Valdaora.

 

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