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From the Edmund Graf hut to See

Stage 9: the king’s stage

The last stage of the Paznaun High Route is about to commence. It has all the reason to be called the “king’s stage”. It offers hikers of the Paznaun High Route a last chance at impressive views of the already-covered distance and the past stages – and it’s the culmination of an adventure-filled long-distance hike.

Details about the stage from the Edmund Graf hut to See 

  • walking time: 9.5 hours 
  • distance: 22 kilometres 
  • difference in altitude – ascent: 1,150 metres 
  • difference in altitude – descent: 2,600 metres 
  • level of difficulty: moderate 
  • options for a stop: Edmund Graf hut 
  • parking options: parking ground See cable cars 

You would like to find out more about the classification of the stages and the hiking trails in and around Ischgl? Read more about the easy, moderately difficult and difficult hiking routes at the Paznaun! 

Route: from the Edmund Graf hut to See 

  • starting point is the Edmund Graf hut – from there, an hour-long descent leads to the Kappler Joch at 2,672 metres above sea level 
  • then, you’ll continue on to the Durrichalpe and past the Blankaseen lakes – some of the most beautiful scenic places at the Paznaun 
  • finally, the last few ascents of the Paznaun High Route are ahead of you: via the Amweg to Spidur at 2,210 metres above sea level, then the Niederjöchl at 2,346 metres above sea level and the Peziner Spitze at 2,550 metres above sea level 
  • from the Perziner Spitze, you can start your descent via the Alpe Kleingfall to Falgeneier and further on to See

Stage details as a download 

Download the route description via GPX Track onto your smartphone or tablet and find out more about this stage. 

Download: GPX Track Paznaun High Route – all stages
Download: GPX Track Paznaun High Route – stage 9 
Checklist Long-distance hiking (PDF-Download)

Lookout points and interesting facts about stage 9 

  • The Blankaseen lakes are amongst the most beautiful places at the Paznaun. They lie embedded within a harsh mountain massif and their blue-green water evokes an unbelievable feeling of freedom amongst hikers. Look around and enjoy – that’s the motto! 
  • The Peziner Spitze at 2,550 metres above sea level is one of the most beautiful mountain ridges of the Alps. From there, you’ll have a 360-degree view of all cardinal directions and you get to look back on the stages of the Paznaun High Route that you have already completed.

Well-prepared for the hiking adventure! 

You’re already an expert when it comes to hiking equipment– and still, sometimes you just forget something important. Have a look at the checklist for long-distance hikers and make sure that this doesn’t happen to you! 

What are you waiting for? The king’s stage with all its highlights awaits you and promises hiking pleasure at its best! You’ve got some more questions? The holiday experts at the tourism office Paznaun-Ischgl will be happy to answer them for you!