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Punta Finale High Mountain Trail- Fineilspitze

Senales (Schnals)
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Informationen zur Tour Punta Finale High Mountain Trail- Fineilspitze

Tour Hauptmerkmale

  • Duration
    10:00 h
  • Distance
  • Altitude
    1780 m
  • Altitude
    1780 m
  • Max. height
    3476 m
The mountain where Ötzi died


From Naturno – Naturns in the Lower Venosta Valley you will be walking along the entire Val Senales to the Vernago reservoir (1,711 m; Hotel). Follow route 2 towards «Similaunhütte» you will be walking past the Tisenhof barn (1,822 m, 20 mins.; refreshments) along the tiny Tisa Valley through woods, meadows and rock, to reach the Rifugio Similaun (3,019 m, 4 hours). The trail follows the ridge to the west on uneven terrain among several ups and downs and some challenging parts that require the use of fixed ropes, and finally turns into a more moderate path to reach the Tisenjoch Pass (3,208 m, 1 hour from the refuge. Commemorative pyramid and end of route). The trail bordered by stone figures is a steep ascent on the rocky ridge (grade 1); once the eastern narrow ridge is reached you will quickly reach the cross on the summit (3,516 m). Return via the same route.

Starting point

Vernago in the Val Senales - Schnalstal

Target point

Vernago in the Val Senales - Schnalstal


Conditions underfoot are generally good, best enjoyed by regular hikers with previous experience of mountaineering. The archaeological site and pyramid are not particularly impressive. An overnight stay at the refuge is recommended for beginners.


Parking is available at Vernago

Public transportation

Ongoing public services from Naturno - Naturns towards the Val Senales. Bus stop at Vernago.


From Merano or Resia continue towards the entrance to the Val Senales between Naturno - Naturns and Stava - Staben and onwards to the Valle a Vernago.

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Hannes Riegler

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