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Loop through alpine pastures near Punta Cervina (Hirzer) Peak

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Informationen zur Tour Loop through alpine pastures near Punta Cervina (Hirzer) Peak

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  • Duration
    2:30 h
  • Distance
    9.5km
  • Altitude
    70 m
  • Altitude
    630 m
  • Max. height
    2032 m
A hike to four alpine pastures near Merano (Meran)

Directions


From Saltusio (Saltaus) in the Outer Val Passiria (Passeiertal) Valley (490 m), take the Hirzer cable car up to the intermediate station at the hamlet of Obertall (1,375 m; you can also drive to this point; tavern). Continue on the cable car up to the Klammeben summit station (1,980 m; tavern). From there, the trail is clear (marked No. 40) and descends first down steps over rocky terrain, and then across slopes over to the Hirzerhütte mountain hut (1,983 m; Tallner Alm Tavern). From there, head up to the old Tallner-Alm-Hütte mountain hut (2,017 m), then on a good, pretty trail (marked No. 1), partly across alpine pastureland and partly through larch forests, on a mostly flat, hour-long hike over to the old, rustic wooden hut of the Hintereggalm alpine pasture (1,990 m; serves food). From there, following signs for Tall along Trail No. 2: it’s a short descent down to the hut of the Mahdalm alpine pasture (1,990 m; also serves food). Then you’ll cross some steep larch stands for a while and up to a little notch then down behind it to Gampenalm (1,808 m; serves food). From there, continue through the woods down to Obertall, partly on the old footpath and partly along a wide forest road.

Starting point

The hamlet of Obertall

Target point

The hamlet of Obertall

Parking

Parking area at the hamlet of Obertall or at the valley station of the Hirzer cable car

Public transportation

Train to Merano (Meran) and bus to the valley station of the Hirzer cable car. Get off the cable car at the intermediate station.

Directions

Through the Valley of val Passiria (Passeiertal) to the hamlet of Obertall (valley station of the Hirzer cable car).

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    Matteo Massiglio

    Bellissima discesa con passeggino doppio in mezzo ai boschi e rio prantola che ad ogni incrocio si trasformava da cascata a laghetto a ruscello che costeggiava il sentiero. ottimi spiazzi e scorci sulla valle. bellissimo! dalla funivia si va verso il rifugio taller alm (il primo), dove si mangia pure bene; da qui parte la strada forestale e, a parte i primi due tornanti al sole (non ci sono piante ovviamente) è tutto all'ombra.

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