7 Snow shoe tour from Mt.Elmo to Sillianer hut and Hochgruben

Passo Monte Croce in the Dolomites

Starting point: Moos/Berghotel (1370mt.)
At a short view: Berghotel – Monte  Elmo funicular – Sillianer Hut – Hochgruben/Tovo Alto
Difference in altitude: ca. 550m
Time of walking: ca. 4-5 hours
Difficulty: 4 ​

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Map of the Hochgruben snow shoe tour

Description of the way: From the Berghotel to the funicular Monte Elmo and up at 2.050m. Up we take a right on the slope to the Hahnspiel hut/rifugio Pendio Monte Elmo. Further on the path crossing the entire south side of the Monte Elmo always towards east til the Sillianer hut (closed in winter). It is also possible to climb the Monte Elmo peak and proceed than on the crest eastwards. In another 30 minutes we reach the peak of the Hochgruben/Tovo Alto. Wonderful views in all directions. Descent on the same way.

Tips and advices: Stopp possibility at the Hahnspiel hut/Pendio Monte Elmo rifugio.With wind it can become very cold! Please check the avalanche forecast!

Summary: A wonderful and panoramic tour away from the skiing area.


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