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Hikte to the Bockerhütte

Hiking trail · Meraner Land
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Dorf Tirol
  • Bockerhütte alpine hut
    / Bockerhütte alpine hut
    Photo: Tourismusverein Dorf Tirol/Alex Filz, Dorf Tirol
Map / Hikte to the Bockerhütte
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moderate
Distance 10.1 km
3:00 h
708 m
1,247 m
1,881 m
813 m
Demanding, approximately 10 km-long hike to the Bockerhütte hut at the heart of the Nature Park Texel Group.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
1,881 m
Lowest point
813 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.702347, 11.131818
DMS
46°42'08.4"N 11°07'54.5"E
UTM
32T 662968 5174295
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Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point of this hike is the Hochmuth cable car valley station. Take the cable car up the mountain to the Hochmuth inn. Here take trail no. 22 past Steinegg inn as far as Mutkopf inn (1648 m). From the Mutkopf take trail no. 23 towards Mutspitze peak, then at the signpost at approx. 1800 m turn right and continue along Bockersteig trail (no. 22). At the next fork bear right again and continue on trail no. 22 to the Bockerhütte alpine hut (1700 m). After a well-deserved rest take trail no. 6 down the valley and over Kuegler Alp, keeping on the right hand side of the brook past Longfall inn to the Tiroler Kreuz. From here return to Dorf Tirol/Tirolo either on foot or by bus.

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Getting there

Along the Bolzano/Bozen-Meran/Merano expressway to the exit Meran South-Sinich/Sinigo - Dorf Tirol/Tirolo - along the main street and Haslachstraße street to the valley station of the Hochmuth cable car.

Coordinates

DD
46.702347, 11.131818
DMS
46°42'08.4"N 11°07'54.5"E
UTM
32T 662968 5174295
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.1 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
708 m
Descent
1,247 m
Highest point
1,881 m
Lowest point
813 m

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