St. Leonhard im Passeier
0.0km – Today’s hike starts at Gasthof Schönau where you will be picked up at 09:00 with your luggage.
Pass the inn then TURN LEFT onto the path leading off towards ‘Obere Gostalm’/Schneeberghütte. Follow this path downhill as it winds its way down to a mountain stream.
1.1km – After crossing the Passeier via the wooden bridge, TURN LEFT and follow the E5 towards ‘Moos in Passeier’.
3.1km – The E5 BENDS OFF TO THE LEFT here follow the path and into the forest. Follow the trail downhill.
3.5km – At the junction with the trail and the road for Bichl,TURN RIGHT
4.1km – At the last turning in the town of Rabenstein, TURN RIGHT with the E5 at a bench. Follow a section of this paved road, then TURN LEFT at the next signpost following a narrow trail over the meadow and towards the stream (signposted: ‘Kummersee Rundweg’).
5.3km – Cross the bridge and follow the road to the RIGHT (signposted: E5 – Moos)
5.9km – Just before the road starts winding uphill again, TURN RIGHT at the big ‘Kummersee Rundweg’ sign with the E5. From here, follow the riverbank all the way to the centre of Moos.
9.7km – At the ‘Dorf’ bus stop in Moos in Passeier, TURN RIGHT and follow a section of the road downhill before TURNING LEFT at the hairpin bend beneath the church as you head towards Passerschlucht/St. Leonhard. From here, keep to path number 1 through Passerschlucht towards St. Leonhard.
17.3km – After passing several tennis courts and football fields on the edge of St. Leonhard, the path leads you up a ramp towards the road. Here, cross the roads at the roundabout using the zebra crossings and follow the signs between the two streets slightly downhill.
At the children’s playground/KiTa, TURN LEFT onto ‘Kohlstatt’. Follow Kohlstatt until just before the main road, TURN RIGHT at the car park and cross the small stream using the covered wooden bridge.
18.1km – At the end of the bridge, you’ll reach St. Leonhard bus station. You’ve reached the end of today’s leg.
From here, take the bus into Merano.