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Punta di Finale

Senales (Schnals)
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Informationen zur Tour Punta di Finale

Tour Hauptmerkmale

  • Duration
    2:00 h
  • Distance
  • Altitude
    600 m
  • Altitude
    1770 m
  • Max. height
    3465 m
The trail leads uphill from the place where “Ötzi” the iceman was uncovered.


Ascent: from the terminal at the top of the Grawand cable car we ski down the piste to the terminal at the foot of the “Finail” ski lift (2,950 m). We turn right and continue along the middle of the wide valley slope to below the sérac (approx. 45 min. from the Rifugio Bella Vista). We go up diagonally left along the mountain slope to a rocky wall (keeping an eye out for crevasses on the right!).
Now we head right, below a sérac, and up to under a sharp ridge on the right. We go diagonally right past a steep slope and reach a plateau. We continue diagonally left to below the last steep slope of the Punta di Finale, we go up to the right-hand side and reach a pass. Here we leave our skis (keeping an eye out for snow ledges!). We follow the very steep rocky ridge and, after approx. 20 min., we reach the summit on the left.

Descent: via the same route.


Alternative ascent: from the car park at Maso Corto 1,503 m (5 hours)
Alternative ascent: from the Rifugio Bella Vista 789 m (3 hours);

Starting point

Car park at Maso Corto (2,011 m)

Target point

Car park at Maso Corto (2,011 m)


Direction: north-west - west
Difficulty for skiers: average
Difficulty for hikers: challenging on the summit ridge; crampons, rope and ice axe recommended; experience of ice climbing required


Parking is available at Maso Corto (2,011 m)

Public transportation

By bus (or train to Naturno) from Merano in the Val Senales as far as Maso Corto.


From Merano along the Val Venosta as far as Naturno, from the Val Senales to just before Maso Corto; 23 km.

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Raimund Kompatscher

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