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From Rifugio Auronzo around the Three Peaks

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  • Blick auf die Drei Zinnen
    Blick auf die Drei Zinnen
    Photo: Hartmut Wimmer, Outdooractive Premium
m 2500 2400 2300 2200 2100 8 6 4 2 km Drei Zinnen Paternkofel Rifugio Auronzo Dreizinnenhütte Zinnenseen Langealm
Distance 9.1 km
3:30 h
467 m
467 m
2,451 m
2,169 m
This easy loop around the world-famous landmark of the Dolomites is the hiking classic in the Sexten Dolomites Nature Park.

There are several ways to approach the Three Peaks. The easiest is the ascent on the toll road to the Rifugio Auronzo. Already at the car park, you stand directly at the feet of the world-famous Three Peaks. The price for this is the lack of mountain solitude, because in the high season in summer, tourist crowds populate the area around the Auronzo hut. From the hut, we first walk along the south side of the massif to the Lavaredo hut, before an ascent brings us to the Paternsattel. Here we get very close to the breathtakingly steep north faces of the Three Peaks. At the foot of the Paternkofel we cross over to the Dreizinnenhütte, where we can make a stop for a break on the terrace of the hut. As the loop continues, we cross the large karst plateau of the Langenalpe on the north side of the Three Peaks, where the three picturesque peaks lakes are nestled. Not far from the lakes, there is another place to stop for refreshments, the Langealm. Finally, we cross the Forcella del Col de


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True to the slogan “Only on new paths you leave visible traces” I am a passionate hiker and explorer. I love to be in the mountains, regardless of the activity. I am the founder and CEO of Outdooractive, thus turning my hobby into a career spending my whole time with my passion. By the way, we are always looking for people to join our team at Outdooractive, maybe you will find your future job here: https://corporate.outdooractive.com/jobs-bei-outdooractive/

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