Latemar Towers Via Ferrata

Obereggen, Deutschnofen
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Category
Difficulty
Intermediate
Activity time
6:55
Duration in hours
Distance
14.7
Distance in km
Suggested period
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Long but panoramic Alpine tour featuring an easy via ferrata between the Latemar towers. 

Route info
Intermediate
Distance
14,7 km
Activity time
6 h 55 min
Ascent
1.140 m
Descent
1.124 m
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
2.829 m
Lowest point
2.037 m
Directions
The tour begins in Obereggen at the Oberholz chairlift mountain station (2,100 m). After ascending, follow trail [18] to the Gamsstallerscharte gap (2,590 m). Continue on trail [516] to the Erzlahnscharte gap and the start of the via ferrata. Follow trail [511] with a wire cable to the peak of the Diamantiditurm tower (2,842 m). Head back on trail [511], heading east to the bivouac M. Rigatti and bearing right on trail [18] to the Gamsstallerscharte gap. Finally, take trail [516] to the Latemarhütte mountain hut. The descent is via trail [516] and [22] to the Mayrl Alm Alpine farm and back to the Oberholz chairlift.

Difficulty: medium (B) - only with via ferrata equipment and helmet, sure-footedness and Alpine experience essential
public transportation
By public bus line:
- 180 from Bozen | Bolzano
- 180 or 184 from Karersee | Lago di Carezza, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga, Welschnofen | Nova Levante
- 184 from Birchabruck | Ponte Nova, Stenk, Eggen | Ega
- 184 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg |Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente   - 182 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino
- 180 from Val di Fassa 

Bus stop:Obereggen + cable car Oberholz; online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/CU4s6KV4buX7Dr9j9
How to get there

By public bus line:
- 180 from Bozen | Bolzano
- 180 or 184 from Karersee | Lago di Carezza, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga, Welschnofen | Nova Levante
- 184 from Birchabruck | Ponte Nova, Stenk, Eggen | Ega
- 184 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg |Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente   - 182 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino
- 180 from Val di Fassa 

Bus stop:Obereggen + cable car Oberholz; online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/CU4s6KV4buX7Dr9j9

By car:
Destination: Obereggen
Parking: Parking lot Obereggen
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/CU4s6KV4buX7Dr9j9

 

Where to park
Parking: Parking lot Obereggen
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/CU4s6KV4buX7Dr9j9
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