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Nauders Edelweiss Way

The Edelweiss Way takes seasoned mountain climbers up to a unique panorama from Bazahler Kopf to Fluchtwand. To begin with it was just a song "So when you really love me Darling bring me Edelweiss" - however we decided to dedicate this tended trail to the most symbolic flower of the Alps.

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Characterised by the most beautiful Alpine flower

The Nauders Edelweiss Way owes its name to the most botanically magnificent location on the Reschen Pass: Meadows covered in Edelweiss line the path and draw attention to perhaps the most well-known protected Alpine flower. From the access point via Parditsch towards Bazahler Kopf and via Labaun towards Fluchtwand, seasoned mountain climbers can enjoy the 0.5 km-long trail around 130 metres in height. Sturdy shoes, good equipment and experience of Alpine terrain is required to safely conquer the black marked hiking trail.

·         Black mountain trail

·         Red mountain trail

Walk and enjoy

In addition to the sporting challenge, the Edelweiss Way is appealing with its impressive mountain panorama and views across the Tri-Country region into the Swiss Engadine and Vinschgau to Ortler (3,905 m). A hike across the new Nauders Edelweiss Way is perfect for physical well-being: The Parditschhof and Labaunalm snack bars provide comfortable resting points as well as fuel for hungry mountain climbers.

 

Hiking

Edelweißwanderung - Fluchtwand 2.328 m

medium
7 h
860 m
17 km
Hiking

Über den Edelweißsteig zur Fluchtwand

start: Pfarrkirche St. Valentin / end: Pfarrkirche St. Valentin
difficult
7 h
1133 m
14.6 km

Fancy lunch in an Alpine meadow? Get on board!

The Alpine pastures in the Nauders -Tirolean Oberland Kaunertal region are a real piece of cultural heritage. Good in the truest sense of the word: your traditional lodge host will provide you with regional delicacies that you simply have to try! Fresh Alpine products are skilfully combined with regional specialities from independent agriculture. Nowhere does it taste better than outside underneath the open sky on a terrace or inside the cosy snugs of the mountain huts and lodges - fresh mountain air and impressive views are included!

With the new alpine shuttle, all guests - no matter what age - can enjoy alpine life in the summer and the mountain pasture cuisine. Between mid-June and mid-September 2014, a small weekly bus can take you to the different lodges of the region for a small fee - from Kaunertal via Ried-Prutz-Pfunds to Nauders.

Lunch at the Labaunalm

Upon arrival at the Labaunalm, on the 1,977 m-high Kuhalm, amazing natural scenery await
s you. The Alm is a good starting point for
many walks: Nauderer Höhenweg to Bergkastel no. 30, to the Fluchtwand, 2328m or Schmalzkopf no. 14. Alternatively, you can get off at Parditschhof and walk via Forstweg no. 14 towards Labaunalm. An additional highlight which can be found here is the Edelweiss Way, accessibly via trail no. 16.

TIP: The Edelweiss Way and Edelweiss meadows are the highlights of
 this area.

Meeting point: every Tuesday at the Stableshof and every Thursday at the Labaunalm at 10:00 a.m. in front of the Nauders Tourist Office

Prices: Alm shuttle including return: with a Summercard only €5.00 per person instead of €10.00 (payment at the Nauders Tourist Office)

No. of participants: minimum 4 people, max. 20 people

Registration: through your host or at the information office by 17.00 the day before

All information about the walking bus at the Stableshof and Alm shuttle to the Labaunalm is available to download here.

 

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