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Alpine hike from Hirzer mountain station Klammeben to the peak Pfandlspitz

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This tour leads from Hirzer mountain station Klammeben via the Hirzer hut to Pfandlspitz and on the way back via Mahdalm and Reseggeralm to the mountain station.
moderate
Distance 11.2 km
4:10 h
659 m
640 m

The valley station of the Hirzer cable car is in Saltaus (490m) in the Passeier Valley. Take the cable car via the Prenn middle station (1,404 m) to the Klammeben mountain station (1,980 m). Here the tour begins!

From Klammeben you can reach the Hirzer hut via paths and gravel paths. From there it goes up to the Pfandlspitz (2538m), from where you have a great view of the Passeier Valley. The tour leads through alpine terrain and includes rocky sections and secured trails. On the way back you pass the Mahdalm and the Reseggeralm before you reach Klammeben.

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Update: November 25, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
2,514 m
Lowest point
1,962 m
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Safety information

The tour leads over high alpine area and includes rocky sections and secured trails.

Tips and hints

There is a free parking lot at the valley station in Saltaus, as well as a bus stop with a bus connection to Merano: 

https://hirzer.info/anreise/busverbindungen.html

Timetable of the Hirzer cable car:

https://hirzer.info/seilbahn-info/fahrplan.html

Price list of the Hirzer cable car:

https://hirzer.info/seilbahn-info/fahrpreise.html

Start

Hirzer cable car mountain station Klammeben (1,984 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.738477, 11.247150
DMS
46°44'18.5"N 11°14'49.7"E
UTM
32T 671670 5178554
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Destination

Hirzer cable car mountain station Klammeben

Turn-by-turn directions

The tour begins from Klammeben mountain station on hiking trail 40 to the Hirzerhütte. From there, follow 2B and the signs to Pfandlspitz. The path is marked with path markings up to the summit. On the way back, take the first junction to the right on Almenweg to Mahdalm. From here you take number 1 to Hintereggalm and continue to Reseggeralm. You get back to the Hirzerhütte and walk back the same route 40 to your destination, the Klammeben mountain station.

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

There is a bus stop right next to the cable car valley station in Saltaus with a bus connection to Meran:

https://hirzer.info/anreise/busverbindungen.html

Getting there

You take the Hirzer cable car from the valley station in Saltaus up to the mountain station Klammeben.

Parking

There is a free parking lot at the valley station in Saltaus.

Coordinates

DD
46.738477, 11.247150
DMS
46°44'18.5"N 11°14'49.7"E
UTM
32T 671670 5178554
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Equipment

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Dirk Friederich
September 09, 2020 · Community
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When did you do this route? September 08, 2020

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.2 km
Duration
4:10 h
Ascent
659 m
Descent
640 m
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