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Leiter Alm - Hochganghaus - Oberhaus - Niederhaus

Duration: 3h 20
Length: 11,11 km
Difficulty: Media
Altitude uphill: 451 hm
Altitude downhill: 1626 hm
Highest point: 1837 m
Municipality: Algund
Relaxation, hiking pleasure, magnificent views and much more await you on this hike.
General description

Beautiful mountain hike with a wonderful view of the Merano region and the surrounding mountain scenery. There are some alpine pastures along the way that invite you to stop and relax.

Route description

The starting point of the hike is the Leiter Alm. From there, take the Hochgangweg 24, now called Meran mountain road, to the Hochgang refuge hut (1.5 h). 
From the refuge hut, take path 7 in the direction of Partschins (approx. 1,000 metres difference in altitude) and walk to Oberhaus - Niederhaus.
Cross the Töllgraben to your left and walk to the Saxner mill.  From there, path 7 leads you down to Plars - Algund.


Parking lot at the cable car station at Vellau.

Public transport

By bus line 235 to Vellau at Algund.