A hiking destination in the heart of the breathtaking Gruppo del Sassolungo (Langkofelgruppe) Mountains
- Start- and target point: S. Cristina
- Duration: 3:30 h
- Distance: 11,0 km
- Altitude: 630 m
- Max. height: 2.257 m
Start out at Monte Pana at 1,636 m, where there is a hotel, parking accessible from Santa Cristina (St. Christina) about 2.5 km down the road and also chair lift. Stay with the signposted trail to Langkofelhütte, at first a wide dirt road (marked No. 30), which is closed to traffic but open for a small shuttle bus. The trail goes uphill heading southwest through forests until you reach a junction; there, take Trail No. 25, which is marked Santnerweg, on the left and keep following it southeast. After passing through a patch of forest, the trail leads across the meadows of Plan de Confin (Confinböden) and finally in switchbacks up to Rifugio Vicenza (Langkofelhütte) mountain hut. From the starting point to here, total hiking time is about 2 hours; the way back is identical, but shorter by about half an hour.