The Orecchia di Lepre is one of the mountains of three thousand metres in Val d’Ultimo.
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The Orecchia di Lepre (3,257 m a.s.l.), the easternmost glacier of the Ortles mountain range, is a pyramid mountain in the Val d'Ultimo, which boasts a glacier on its east and north side. In spring, it is a particularly popular destination for those who love ski touring, in summer hikers scale its summit.
The tour to the Orecchia di Lepre (Hasenöhrl in German) on a summer day with good weather leaves unforgettable impressions. The path up the Orecchia di Lepre starts above Pracupola and it takes you about 4.5 hours to reach the summit. The tour is only recommended for hikers with mountain experience and surefootedness, as there is also a short climbing passage.
From the Orecchia di Lepre you can enjoy a great view on the Val Venosta.