|Route length||13,9 km|
|Duration||4 h 20 m|
|Altitude difference||260 m|
|Altitude||2284 m 1524 m|
An altidude hike from Passo Valparola to San Cassiano under the Setsas peak and to the Pralongiá plateau. Admire impressive views over the entire Alta Badia mountains with a close-up of the Lagazuoi top and the majestic peaks of Lavarela and Conturines. If you wish to extend your itinerary, you can even ascend the Setsas mountain.
From Passo Valparola take trail nr. 24, which on the west leads to Pralongiá. The narrow trail descends to a junction. At this point, trail nr. 24 on the right, moves on ups and downs to the north side of the Setsas peak. From the hollow, climb steeply to the next junction, from where you reach the summit of the Setsas (2158 m). Proceeding on trail nr. 24 you arrive at the ridge Les Pizades to then descend to the Störes meadows direction Pralongiá. At the fork, continue on path nr. 23 that brings you to the alpine guesthouse Pralongiá (2 h 30 min.). Proceed northwards, following trail nr. 23 to San Cassiano until reaching the next junction. From here, take path nr. 22 through the meadows to the Ütia Saraghes hut (1 h). Still on trail nr. 22, which slopes slightly downwards, walk through woods and pastures to the village of San Cassiano.
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