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WoodyWalk on Mt. Plose

The well-known WoodyWalk near Bressanone is a panoramic path with a magnificent view on the Dolomites, also suitable for prams.

An enjoyable trail for the whole family leads from the mountain station of the Plose Cable Car at 2,050 m a.s.l. to the Rossalm Mountain Hut, covering about 160 metres in altitude in one hour. The path high above the Valle Isarco valley corresponds to the 1st section of the Dolomites Panorama Trail. After the first section of the WoodyWalk, there are two options for continuing the hike: on the upper trail (no. 17A) to the Rossalm Mountain Hut with its petting zoo, or on the lower trail, which is easier to walk and suitable for prams, to a chapel and a forest path (no. 17).

Various stations along the 2.5 km long trail are particularly inspiring for children: forest telephone, bell lake, climbing tree, the Kneipp facility with giant loungers, a drinking fountain and a mill wheel are just some of the highlights. The "Don't touch the ground trail" is also interesting - who can do it? Breathtaking views on the Dolomites with Sasso Putia and the Odle Group are included. To come back down to the valley to Sant'Andrea (St. Andrä) above Bressanone (Brixen), you can either take the cable car or the mountain carts, small vehicles with three wheels.

circular route difficulty: easy tailored for children with lifts
  • Starting point:
    Plose cable car top station (open from late May to mid-October)
  • Time required:
    01:40 h
  • Track length:
    5,5 km
  • Altitude:
    from 2.020 m to 2.197 m a.m.s.l.
  • Altitude difference:
    +188 m | -188 m
  • Signposts:
    WoodyWalk, 17, 17A, 14
  • Destination:
    Rossalm Hut
  • Resting points:
    Rossalm Hut
  • Track surface:
    gravel path
  • Recommended time of year:
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

If you want to do this hike, we suggest you to check the weather and trail conditions in advance and on site before setting out.

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