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Tirolo High Mountain Trail in the Passeiertal Valley

Long distance hiking trail · Meraner Land
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Map / Tirolo High Mountain Trail in the Passeiertal Valley
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difficult
Distance 58.2 km
23:00 h
4,105 m
4,550 m

The Alta Via Tirolo starts and ends in the tourist centres of Mayrhofen and Meran. Between the two, there are 130 km of hiking paths with ascents of 9000 m in total and descents of 10,000 m in total. It is possible to do this tour in 11 to 13 days.

You are rewarded with breathtaking views of the impressive mountains of various characteristics. The ice giants of the Ziller Alps, the dark mountains of the main Alps, the pale Dolomite peaks of the Tribulaune, the high peaks of the Passeier Valley as well as the largest high Alpine group of lakes in South Tyrol and then of course, the apple orchards of Meran.

The Tiroler Höhenweg / Alta Via Tirolo … Discover pure nature!

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Difficulty
difficult
Technique
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Highest point
2,979 m
Lowest point
1,614 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.899085, 11.181319
DMS
46°53'56.7"N 11°10'52.7"E
UTM
32T 666145 5196259
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Turn-by-turn directions

8th Stage: St. Martin am Schneeberg/S. Martino in Monteneve (2,355 m) – Hochfirst inn (1,763 m)

9th Stage: Hochfirst inn (1,763 m) – Zwickauer Hütte mountain hut (Planfernerhütte) (2,979 m)

10th Stage: Zwickauer Hütte mountain hut (2,982 m) – Stettiner Hütte mountain hut (2,875 m) | ATTENTION: The hiking way is very exposed.

11th Stage: Stettiner Hütte mountain hut (2,875 m) – Pfelders/Plan (1,622 m)

12th Stage: Plan/Pfelders – Pfelderer Tal Valley (1,622 m) – Bockerhütte mountain hut (1,700 m)

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Coordinates

DD
46.899085, 11.181319
DMS
46°53'56.7"N 11°10'52.7"E
UTM
32T 666145 5196259
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Hikes

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
58.2 km
Duration
23:00 h
Ascent
4,105 m
Descent
4,550 m

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