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Sunrise hike on Mount Gabler

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Experience an Unforgettable Adventure.

Morning dew on the meadows, shining mountain peaks and smiling faces. This feeling when you stand on the summit in the morning and watch the first rays of sunshine is indescribable!

Mount Gabler, or Mount Forca as it is also called, can be easily reached with the new Pfannspitz cable car in only 45 minutes of walking time! Already one hour before sunrise, still in the darkness and under a bright starry sky, the Pfannspitz cable car gets operating and takes all early birds from Skihütte / Rifugio Sci on Mount Pfannspitz/Fana, from where you can reach Mount Gabler on trail n. 7. Enjoy the silence and the first sun beams of the day with a breathtaking view on the Dolomites.

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Details

Height difference in ascent and descent: 140m, complete length of Trail is 4 km, route number 7
Difficulty: medium hike (surefootedness required)
Equipment: headlight, good shoes and warm clothing
Description: With the comfortable panoramic gondolas of the new Pfannspitz cable car in only 5 minutes you get from Skihuette up to about 2,500 m of altitude. From here trail number 7 leads up to Mount Gabler at 2,576 m. The very last part requires surefootedness. On Mount Gabler the panorama is breathtaking. You get an impressive view of the Dolomites in the early morning light.
From here you can either go back on the same way, follow number 7 until you reach the Panoramatrail Nr. 14 that leads you to Rossalm, or in the other direction, to Schatzerhütte.
Selected huts offer a rich breakfast with specialities of the region.
Registration:  only required for the guided hike. See below.
Tickets: Tickets for these special rides are available in the morning at the valley station of the Pfannspitz gondola lift. For this extra run the price is as follows:
Adults 19,00€
Junior ( 6 to 17,99 years old) 15,00 €.
With BrixenCard adults pay 13,00€ and Junior (6 to 17,99 years old) 11,00.

The Breakfast

After a unique sunrise with a view on Mount Putia, the Odle Mountains of Eores and Funes and further away other peaks of the the Dolomites a rich breakfast with South Tyrolean products awaits you in one of the huts on Mount Plose. Reservation is required.

Rossalm |+39 377 377 2275 | info@rossalm.com

Pfannspitzhütte | +39 389 2749499

Berghotel Schlemmer | +39 0472 521 306 | info@berghotel-schlemmer.com

The Dates 2021 are:

Day Time ascentSunriseCable car operates again
23rd July04.4005.47starting from 09.00
30th July04.4505.55starting from 09.00
06th August04.5006.04starting from 09.00
13th August05.0506.12starting from 09.00
20th August05.1006.21starting from 09.00
The gondola lift will open for about 15 minutes at the time given above.

In case of bad weather, postponements are possible. For information please call +39 0472 200433 or +39 0472 275252.

Guided tour with Hiking Guide Helmut

Our hiking guide Helmut knows the Plose like the back of his hand. He accompanies you to the summit of the Gabler and tells you one or two secrets about life in the mountains. Most of the time, he also gives you his own encore.

What you can expect: a ride up and down the mountain on the gondola lift, a guided hike to the sunrise and back, a regional breakfast in an alpine hut and a headlamp to borrow for the early morning hours. There is an age limit for children – children from 6 years of age may join the guided hiking tour.

Hiking guide Helmut will give you the ticket for the guided hike and the gondola lift at the meeting point (bus turning point at Skihütte, 15 minutes before the start of the gondola lift)

Price

adults45,00 €with BrixenCard/SummerCard 38,00 €
Junior (12- 18 years)37,00 €with BrixenCard/SummerCard 30,00 €
Junior (6-12 years)25,00 €with BrixenCard/SummerCard 18,00 €

 

Info and registration

The number of participants is limited (max. 20 people). By registering, you agree to participate. If you are unable to attend at short notice, please inform the staff at the tourist office 24 hours in advance.

 

Tourist Info Brixen

+39 0472 275252 | info@brixen.org

Registration until 4 pm the day before.

 

How to get to Skihütte/Rifugio Sci:

Skihütte/Rifugio Sci on Google Maps
Please note, that Google Maps still Shows the two ropeway installations that have been replaced by the new Pfannspitz gondola lift in 2016.

Coming from North (Brennero) take the motorway exit “Brixen Süd – Industriezone“ / “Bressanone Sud – Zona Industriale”
At the first roundabout follow the signs to Brixen/Bressanone.
At the next roundabout follow the signs to Plose. You will pass the villages of St. Andrä, St. Jakob, Afers and Palmschoß. In Palmschoss you turn sharply left at the Hotel Vallazza and then sharp right. From here it is 3 km until you get to Skihütte / Rifugio Sci.
Distance from the motorway Exit to Skihütte / Rifugio Sci 23 km

Coming from South take the motorway exit “Klausen“ / “Chiusa” and follow the signs to Brixen/Bressanone.
At the second roundabout follow the signs to Plose. You will pass the villages of St. Andrä, St. Jakob, Afers and Palmschoß. In Palmschoss you turn sharply left at the Hotel Vallazza and then sharp right. From here it is 3 km until you get to Skihütte / Rifugio Sci.
Distance from the motorway Exit to Skihütte / Rifugio Sci 26 km

If you use a navigation system, than use „Berghotel Schlemmer Plancios“. The system will lead you to the hotel placed right next to the cable car Pfannspitz.
Have a good and save drive!