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Leiter Alm mountain hut – Hochganghaus refuge - Gamplweg trail – Velloi

Duration: 3h
Length: 9,63 km
Difficulty: Media
Difficulty: Difficult
Altitude uphill: 466 hm
Altitude downhill: 1036 hm
Highest point: 1839 m
Municipality: Lagundo
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

Take the nostalgic chair lift from Mitterplars/Plars di Mezzo - Algund/Lagundo to Vellau/Velloi and then the gondola basket lift to the Leiter Alm mountain hut. From there, follow the Meraner Höhenweg high alpine trail no. 24 to the Hochganghaus refuge. Next descend along trail no. 7 southwards towards Partschins/Parcines until you meet trail no. 26. Following trail no. 26, you cross the Töllgraben trench and then continue along a wide forest road leading to the Oberplatzer inn. Descend along trail no. 26 to the Kienegger restaurant and down to Vellau/Velloi, from where you can either take the bus or chair lift to Algund/Lagundo or descend on foot (another 550 meters of altitude difference).


Mountain & Alpine Hiking

Parking place next to the Cable Car station at Vellau.

Public transport

By bus line 235 to Vellau at Algund.