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Val di Vizze (Pfitsch)
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Informationen zur Tour Rotbachlspitze

Tour Hauptmerkmale

  • Duration
    3:30 h
  • Distance
  • Altitude
    1010 m
  • Altitude
    1010 m
  • Max. height
    2860 m
The Rotbachlspitze is a very rewarding summit with great views. It is situated between the giants of the Hochfeiler group, above the Pfitscherjoch on the Austrian border, and offers a view of all surrounding glaciated peaks.


Your walk starts at the 4th bend of Pfitscherjochstrasse. After this turn, the road is closed to traffic. Track No. 3, signposted just after the bend, follows the toad and leads to the pass. The Pfitscherjochhaus is clearly visible on the wide mountain pass, with the Rotbachspitze towering above with its characteristic red strata of rock. The marked track (No. 4) bypasses the small lake beneath the hut, then leads up across the grassy ridge to the clearly visible summit. Climbing up the increasingly steep mountain ridge, you are effectively walking along the state border. For the descent, follow the same route.

Starting point

4th bend, Pfitscherjochstrasse

Target point

4th bend, Pfitscherjochstrasse


Do not attempt this walk in snowy or icy conditions.


At the 4th bend

Public transportation

By train to Sterzing, then by bus to St Jakob in Pfitsch.


From Sterzing into Val di Vizze (Pfitschtal), then in the direction of Pfitscherjoch.

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