4 - 5
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Follow the Via Alpina Red section R56 from the bottom of Lichtenstein’s Feldkirch Valley up through mountain meadows in the direction of the mountain village of Amerlügen.
From here climb up through woodlands to the panoramic hanging terrace of the Vorderälpele (also called the Amerlugalpe, 1,281m).
There are spectacular views out across the Walgau Region, all the way to the Große Walsertal Valley and northwards through the Rheintal Valley to Lake Constance.
Carry on climbing past the Fedkirscher hut, and on through alpine meadows to the high altitude Sarojaalpe pass, ending your day at the Gafadura Hut.