Alpine hut hike

Karersee, Welschnofen
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Category
Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
5:19
Duration in hours
Distance
19.5
Distance in km
Suggested period
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Beautiful hike through the white snowy landscape with breathtaking views of the Rosengarten | Catinaccio, Latemar such as Weißhorn | Corno Bianco and Schwarzhorn | Corno Nero.

Route info
Easy
Distance
19,5 km
Activity time
5 h 19 min
Ascent
346 m
Descent
821 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.791 m
Lowest point
1.159 m
Directions
From the car park at the valley station of the Paolina chairlift, walk past the little church of St. Sebastian | San Giuseppe and up the road König Laurin Straße | Via Re Laurino through the village of Karersee | Carezza until you reach the street Nigerstraße | Via Nigra, just before hut Franzin. Then follow the Nigerstraße | Via Nigra for about 500m until you reach the 'Kaiserstein' car park. From here, take path [9] to path [1A], which you follow to the hut Ochsenhütte. Follow the road Nigerstraße | Via Nigra again for a short distance past the Tschein restaurant to reach path [1A], which leads below the road to the Nigerpass | Passo Nigra. During this stretch, you can make a short turn towards the hut Frommer. From the Nigerpass | Passo Nigra, continue on path [1] to the farm Schiller. To reach Welschnofen | Nova Levante, turn back a little on path [1] and take path [4A] at the junction.

Refreshment points: hut Ochsenhütte, restaurant Tschein, hut Frommer, farm Schiller

This excursion is also recommended in the opposite direction from Welschnofen | Nova Levante (on the way back you can take the bus at the Paolina chairlift).
public transportation

Getting to the starting point of the tour by public transport is easy and convenient.

By public bus line:
- 180 from Bozen | Bolzano, Birchabruck | Ponte Nova
- 180 or 184 from Karersee | Carezza, Karer Pass | Passo Costalunga
- 184 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente, Stenk (or 181 and change 180)
- 184 from Obereggen, Eggen | Ega (or 184 and change 180)
- 187 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino (or 182 and change 180)
- 180 from Val di Fassa

Bus stop: Paolina. Online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

How to get there

Getting to the starting point of the tour by public transport is easy and convenient.

By public bus line:
- 180 from Bozen | Bolzano, Birchabruck | Ponte Nova
- 180 or 184 from Karersee | Carezza, Karer Pass | Passo Costalunga
- 184 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente, Stenk (or 181 and change 180)
- 184 from Obereggen, Eggen | Ega (or 184 and change 180)
- 187 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino (or 182 and change 180)
- 180 from Val di Fassa

Bus stop: Paolina. Online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

By car:
Destination: Karersee | Carezza
Parking at Paolina
Where to park
Parking: Parking lot Paolina, https://maps.app.goo.gl/3YHh2Jc8bFskkTXdA
Good winter equipment is required (winter boots, possibly also crampons if needed, etc.).
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