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Archaik path

General description

This path leads the hiker to the mountain village of Stelvio, past parts of the historic trans-alpine crossing route and past the prehistoric settlement of „Gaschlin“. There will be a panoramic view of the Ortles range during the hike. The historically important points will be pointed out by information panels. Possibilities to stop for a bite to eat: Albergo Traube, Stilfserhof, Albergo Sole

Route description

Starting from Prato and walking towards Agumes until the upper bridge of the Solda River, the entrance of trail number 11 can be found. Passing the hamlet „Gargitz“, the path leads to the „Patzleidhof“ farm. From there, paths number 11 and 34 lead, going gently uphill, to Stelvio. It is recommended to walk back via the Agumes irrigation channel path (number 33).

description to arrive at destination
From Merano, as well as from the Resia Pass, take the descent from Spondinig to Prad am Stilfserjoch. From there, we head towards Glurns to the starting point, the Suldenbach Bridge, on the western outskirts of Prad.
Park
Parking at the local cemetery of Prad, 500m walk from the starting point.
Duration 3:52 h
Length 12.204 km
Difficulty medium
Difference in height uphill 656 hm
Difference in height downhill 656 hm
Difference in height 1420 m
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