Via Ferrata Rotwand | Roda di Vael

Karersee, Welschnofen
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Category
Difficulty
Intermediate
Activity time
5:00
Duration in hours
Distance
6.4
Distance in km
Status
closed
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Technically not very hard, with some difficult spots. Famous for its beautiful scenery and stunning panoramic views.

Route info
Intermediate
Distance
6,4 km
Activity time
5 h 00 min
Ascent
985 m
Descent
985 m
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
2.802 m
Lowest point
2.125 m
Directions

The tour begins at the mountain station of the Paolina chairlift (Paolinahütte mountain hut 2,125 m). From here take the Hirzelsteig trail [552] and then trail [549] to the Vajolon Pass. The via ferrata to the peak of the Rotwand mountain begins here (2,806 m). Descent is on the via ferrata to the Fensterleturm tower and the Teufelswand face and on to the Rotwandhütte mountain hut (2,283 m). From here, continue the descent on trail [549] and [539] back to the starting point.

Difficulty: medium (A/B) - only with climbing equipment, helmet, sure-footedness and Alpine experience essential

public transportation

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

Bus stop: Welschnofen | Nova Levante, Paolina; online timetable search at: https://www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/ugq1MsuY1T68PnPW8

How to get there

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

Bus stop: Welschnofen | Nova Levante, Paolina; online timetable search at: https://www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/ugq1MsuY1T68PnPW8

By car:
Destination: Welschnofen | Nova Levante
Parking: Parking lot Paolina
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/ugq1MsuY1T68PnPW8

Where to park
Parking: Parking lot Paolina
Location: https://goo.gl/maps/ugq1MsuY1T68PnPW8
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