Plöckenpass-Freikofel

Technical categories

Distance11.2 km
Ascent901 m
Maximum height1,810 m
km effort20.2
Level of difficultymedium
ITRA points0

Running times

Elite01:21
Expert01:42
Advanced02:08
Intermediate02:40
Novice03:12

Course description

RouteYou start directly on the Austria-Italy border at the Plöckenpass and then run a good 3 km on the Italian side in the direction of Kleiner Pal/Pal Piccolo. Then run, in turns, on the Italian and Austrian side to the Freikofelsattel (approx. 1.5 km) and from there to the Freikofel/Cuelat (approx. 900 m). From there, take the same path back to the Freikofelsattel. There you turn off in the direction of Plöckenhaus and run to the main road (approx. 3 km). Follow this road for a short distance (approx. 300 m), then run along the avalanche gallery and past the two wind turbines and follow the signs to Plöckenpass.
Possible variantsSame route back via the Kleiner Pal/Pal Piccolo.
Recommended monthsMay to October, depending on snow conditions
Suitable for dogsPlease direct your enquiries to the tourist information office of the market town of Kötschach-Mauthen.
Go and visit

·    Open-air museum of the 1st World War at Freikofel/Cuelat

·    Inn at the Plöckenpass

Useful information

·    Some passages are secured with steel ropes that you can hold on to.

·    In wet conditions, some passages can be slippery.

Additional informationhttps://bergsteigerdorf-mauthen.at/

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