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Via Alpina - Yellow Trail

Long-Distance Hiking · Italy
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  • Fernwandern auf dem Gelben Weg bei Sölden
    Fernwandern auf dem Gelben Weg bei Sölden
    Photo: Tiia Monto, CC BY-SA, Wikimedia Commons
m 4000 3000 2000 1000 -1000 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 km Pordoijoch Similaunhütte Monte Matajur (1645 m) Passo Giau Mutspitze Castello di Duino Seescharte Moggio Udinese Strada Vicentina
Distance 799.7 km
290:00 h
45,425 m
44,605 m
3,019 m
-1 m
Across the Alps from south to north: the Yellow Trail of the Via Alpina leads through landscapes rich in contrasts from the Italian Adriatic to the Dolomites and the Austrian Central Alps to Oberstdorf in the Allgäu.

The Via Alpina is a network of five long-distance hiking trails that cross the entire Alpine region – and thus the most diverse natural and cultural environments –. The Yellow Trail runs for around 800 km from the Adriatic coast through the Julian Alps and the Dolomites to Bolzano, then on over the Similaun Pass into the Austrian Ötztal and up to the mountain pastures of the Allgäu. On the way there are sometimes very long stages with large differences in altitude, so the Yellow Trail is suitable for experienced long-distance hikers with good physical fitness. Some of the most beautiful landscapes in the Alps lie along the Yellow Trail. Legendary Dolomite peaks such as the Marmolata, the Catinaccio and the Sciliar have always impressed countless alpinists, while the rugged, lonely mountain world of the Julian Alps has a charm of its own for nature lovers and explorers. The vast vineyards around the lively Alpine town of Bolzano are a contrast to Europe's largest glacier area, the


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Question from Michael Schmitz · October 11, 2022 · Community
Aktuelle Infos aus 2022 zur Gelben Via Alpina findet ihr unter https://soziales4u.de/viaalpina/ Das Buch über die Gelbe Via Alpina ist veröffentlicht: Ihr findet den Link auf der obigen Website. Natürlich auch im Buchhandel: Die Gelbe Via Alpina. 800 Kilometer zu Fuß über die Alpen
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Question from Tommy Zivkovic · March 07, 2021 · Community
Hallo, ist die Zeitangabe die reine Wanderzeit zZ Pausen?
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Answered by Svenja Trachte  · March 08, 2021 · ADAC
Hallo Tommy, die Zeitangabe bezieht sich auf die reine Wanderzeit ohne Pausen. Sie wurde von unserem System auf Grundlage der durchschnittlichen Geschwindigkeit für die ausgewählte Aktivität und einigen Parametern (z. B. Höhenmeter) berechnet. Viele Grüße aus der Outdooractive Redaktion
Question from Giuseppe Cascarino  · July 06, 2020 · Community
Hi, is there an indication on the difficulty of the variuos stages somewhere (on the scale T, E, EE, EEA)? The difficulty level indicated on the official website (1-3) is more diffilcult to interpret (is 3 difficult just because of altitude gain, or is equipment needed?). I am in particular interested in stages B22-B26.
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