Hike to Lake Laserzsee

This easy mountain hike takes us to beautiful Lake Laserzsee in the Lienz Dolomites.

From Tristach near Lienz the Lienz Dolomites Road (toll station) proceeds up until the parking space at Mt. Fumo (1,600 m a.s.l.). There our hike starts. Within only 5 minutes we reach the Dolomite Mountain Hut (Dolomitenhütte) which offers a gorgeous panoramic view. The path starts as a flat gravel road and proceeds past the Instein Chapel where the steeper path branches off. We follow the markers to the Karlsbad Mountain Hut (Karlsbader Hütte) and carry on through the Laserztal valley up above the timber line.

The Karlsbad Mountain Hut is already visible. After about 2 hours walking time our destination is reached. We make a side trip to the near located Lake Laserzsee, a very special nature gem, and enjoy afterwards our rest at the Karlsbad Mountain Hut with a fantastic view. An alternative way back is the gravel road which is less steep and only slightly longer but more comfortable.

Author: AT

If you want to do this hike, please take information about the weather and the current conditions of the trail on site!

Starting point: parking space at Mt. Fumo at the end of the Lienz Dolomites Road
Route: Dolomite Mountain Hut - Instein Chapel - Laserztal valley - Karlsbad Mountain Hut - Lake Laserzsee
Signpost: no. 12, Karlsbader Hütte
Distance: approx. 4.5 km (each direction)
Walking time: approx. 2 hours (ascent), 1.5 hours (descent)
Altitude difference: approx. 680 m
Altitude level: between 1,600 and 2,265 m a.s.l.
Experienced in: September 2015

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