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Winter hike to the Holy Cross chapel on Resciesa

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  • Resciesa
    Resciesa
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Pleasant hike in the Dolomites UNESCO natural heritage

closed
easy
Distance 5.2 km
1:32 h
191 m
191 m
2,281 m
2,090 m

Winter hike along the well-prepared hiking trails of the Resciesa area.

Author’s recommendation

The last ascent to the summit is worthwhile. From there you can enjoy a nice 360° panoramic view.

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,281 m
Lowest point
2,090 m
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Safety information

Consider the opening hours of the funicular or plan enough time for the return.

Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.597775, 11.679650
DMS
46°35'52.0"N 11°40'46.7"E
UTM
32T 705241 5163956
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Turn-by-turn directions

Follow path no. 35 from the mountain station of Resciesa funicular to the Resciesa Hut in approx. 30 min. After another 20 min. on an even and fl at trail, you will reach the Holy Cross Chapel. Now you can ascend to the summit cross which represents the highest point of this hike (2,281 m) and offers you a 360° scenic view over the Dolomites. Return to the mountain station.
Characteristics: partially fl at, partially ascending

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Reachable by the 350 line from Bolzano or Bressanone to the S. Antonius square.

Getting there

With the funicular from the Resciesa valley station to the mountain station.

Parking

Opportunity to park your car among the central park in Ortisei or at the valley station of the Seceda cable car.

Coordinates

DD
46.597775, 11.679650
DMS
46°35'52.0"N 11°40'46.7"E
UTM
32T 705241 5163956
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///unmarried.slopes.restates
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Comfortable hiking shoes


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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.2 km
Duration
1:32 h
Ascent
191 m
Descent
191 m
Highest point
2,281 m
Lowest point
2,090 m
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