Rifugio Paolina – Monumento Christomannos – Rifugio Fronza – Rifugio Paolina

Difficulty: slightly strenuous
Characteristics: slightly strenuous
Walking time: 3 to 5 hours
Distance: 7,5 km (4,6 miles)
Up/Down: +/- 700m (2300ft)
Highest point: Rifugio Fronza 2390m (7840ft)

The Hirzlsteig (path no. 549) as called in German is a nice and not too strenuous route under the peaks of the Rosengarten offering a breath-taking view of the western mountain-chain of South Tyrol.
This trail starts at the Paolina hut (Rifugio Paolina). Follow the steep path no. 539 in easterly direction to the Christomannos Monument. At the monument take path no. 549 first in westerly and then in northerly direction and head on towards the Fronza hut. On the way back to the Paolina hut take the same path as before, but after 500m continue on the slightly descending path no. 552 which leads to starting point.

Since winter 2013/14 the new cable car will bring you directly from the center of Nova Levante to the skiarea Carezza.