Hiking to the alpine pastures of Monte Cervina

The highest mountain of the Sarentino Alps boasts lovely alpine pastures, which are definitely worth seeing.

Our hike starts at Saltusio, a village in Val Passiria. This is where we take the Monte Cervina funicular, taking us to the hamlet of Talle di Sopra at 1,375 m asl. From this point we proceed via funicular to the mountain station Klammeben (1,980 m asl). At the mountain station our hike definitely starts on foot.

We follow the path n° 40 and walk slightly downwards to the mountain refuge Punta Cervina (Hirzerhütte, 1,986 m asl) and the lovely Tallner alpine pasture. We proceed our hike upwards to the old Tallner refuge at 2,017 m asl and walk on path n° 1, across lovely alpine pastures and a larch forest. After about one hour of walking we reach the Hintereggalm alpine pasture (1,990 m asl) and finally the last refuge included in our hike, which is the Mahdalm (1,990 m asl).

We proceed our hike on trail n° 2B, taking us back to the Tallner alpine pasture and further on back to the starting point at the mountain station of the funicular.

Author: AT

Important: if you would like to do this mountain hike please take information about the current situation on site!

Starting point: Klammeben (mountain station of the Monte Cervina funicular)
Path: 40, E5, 1, 2B
Length: approx. 7.5 km
Walking time: 2 - 2.5 hours (circular trail)
Altitude difference: approx. 320 m
Experienced in: July 2010
Further information: tourist office Scena, phone +39 0473 945669

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