Helm - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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Mount Elmo is a mountain in the Carnic Alps, on the border between ' Italy and the' Austria, in one of the few areas where the political boundary goes far beyond the watershed of Alps. The physical border passes, in fact, from the saddle of Dobbiaco, but in 1919 for military reasons the basin of San Candido and the valley of the Rio Sesto were attributed to Italy. Mount Elmo is the largest ski area in Alta Pusteria. It is also part of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo ski area and therefore of the Dolom
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The eastern part of the Pustertal located on the upper reaches of the Drau is often referred to as Hochpustertal . The term is not precisely defined. On the South Tyrolean side, the section between Niederdorf and the Italian-Austrian border , including the side valleys of Sexten and Braies , is usually included in the Hochpustertal, in East Tyrol the further course from Sillian to Lienz .
7.82km from Helm
The Croda Rossa di Sesto or Cima Dieci is a mountain of the Sesto Dolomites that overlooks the villages of Sesto and Moso, with the summit located inside the park natural Sesto Dolomites, marking the border between South Tyrol and Veneto. Its summit is easily reachable thanks to aided paths that rise from the different sides; is bypassed by the Strada Degli Alpini. Together with other Dolomite peaks, it forms the Sesto sundial.
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The Haunold is a mountain in the Sesto Dolomites. It is the highest peak in the Haunold group and is located south of Innichen in South Tyrol. It has several peaks: the main summit is 2966 m slm high, the east summit 2907 m, the west summit 2933 m, and the south summit 2860 m. The four peaks of the Haunold are separated from the Birkenkofel massif in the south by the Birkenscharte.
Rifugio A. Locatelli/S.Innerkofler
10.47km from Helm
The Dreizinnenhütte is a refuge of CAI in the Sesto Dolomites at an altitude of 2,405 slm m It is located at the foot of Paterno and offers the famous view of the Three Battlements. The hut is located in the area of the Dolomite War which is clearly visible in the area in the form of former war shelters, walkways, and tunnels The Dreizinnenhütte is the starting point for numerous hiking, via Ferrata and climbing tours in the Drei Zinnen nature park and a popular destination for day-trippers.
11.41km from Helm
The Paternkofel is a 2744 m high mountain in the Sesto Dolomites on the border between South Tyrol and the province of Belluno in Italy. The South Tyrolean shares are placed under protection in the Drei Zinnen nature park. During the First World War, it was fiercely contested between Austrians and Italians, which is still demonstrated today by the positions and climbing systems.
Tre Cime di Lavaredo
12.51km from Helm
The Three Peaks are a striking mountain range in the Sexten Dolomites on the border between the Italian provinces of Belluno in the south and South Tyrol in the north. The highest elevation of the group is the 2999 m slm high Great Zinne. It stands between the other two peaks, the western pinnacle and the small pinnacle. In addition to these striking rock towers, there are several other summit points in the massif, including the Punta di Frida and the Preuss Tower, also Kleinste Zinne.
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Home to the spectacular sawtoothed Dolomites, the semi-autonomous provinces of Trentino and South Tyrol are packed with stunning landscapes. The region has long enticed hikers, climbers, poets and fresh-air fanciers, with the scenic Sella Ronda remaining one of the world's most iconic skiing and cycling circuits.