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Leiter Alm - Hochganghaus - Gamplweg - Vellau

Duration: 3,52 h
Length: 11,66 km
Difficulty: Medium
Difficulty: Difficult
Altitude uphill: 493 hm
Altitude downhill: 1150 hm
Highest point: 1837 m
The Hochganghaus is an ideal destination for families, nature lovers and connoisseurs.
General description

Friendly atmosphere, Tyrolean dishes, camp bed, board games - the "Hochganghaus" invites you to take a break. For families and hikers who enjoy the beauty of the mountains.

Route description

If you fancy a little change and a more demanding hiking trip, we invite you to take the basket lift facility to the Leiter Alm. 
From there, take path 24 until you come to the Hochgang refuge hut. 
For the return journey, take the Partschins path 7 to the Gamplwiese (approx. 20 minutes), then turn sharp left. 
Walk across the Töllgraben and make your way to the Oberplatzer on path 26. Walk down to the Kienegger and Vellau. 

Mountain & Alpine Hiking

Parking place next to the Cable Car station at Vellau.

Public transport

By bus line 235 to Vellau at Algund.

Tourist Office Algund
Hans Gamper Place 3
I-39022 Algund bei Meran (BZ)
South Tyrol - Italy
+39 0473 448600
November - end of March:
MON-THU 8.30 am - 12.30 am & 2 pm - 6 pm
FRI 8.30 am - 12.30 am & 1 pm - 5 pm
SAT* & SUN closed
* Between 26 November and 25 December also open on Saturdays from 09.00 - 12.00.
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