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Der Meraner Höhenweg

· 5 reviews · Long distance hiking trail · Oetztal Alps
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  • Führer Meraner Höhenweg
    / Führer Meraner Höhenweg
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  • / Blick von der Hochmuth auf das Etschtal
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  • / Hans-Frieden-Weg
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  • / Beginn des Höhenweges auf der Hochmuth
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  • / Aussichtspunkt Hohe Wiege
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  • / Leiteralm
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  • / Bergstation der Texelbahn auf Giggelberg
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  • / Hochforch am Naturnser Sonnenberg
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  • / Katharinaberg im Schnalstal
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  • / Hohe Weisse - Texelgruppe
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  • / Katharinaberg im Schnalstal
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  • / Pfossental
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  • / Vorderkaser im Pfossental
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  • / Abstieg nach Pfelders
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  • / Pfelders - Hinterpasseier
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  • / Stettiner Hütte am Eisjöchl
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  • / Weil Ulfas - Passeiertal
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  • / Weiler Verneuer - Vorderpasseier
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  • / einheitliche Markierung mit der Nr. 24
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  • / Wegschild
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  • / entlang des Höhenweges trifft man auf die interessantesten Markierungen
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moderate
Distance 93.3 km
37:48 h
5,310 m
5,150 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Christjan Ladurner
Update: August 25, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Eisjöchl, 2,985 m
Lowest point
Kalmtal, 820 m
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Safety information

Start

Bergstation Seilbahn Hochmuth (1,363 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.702300, 11.131333
DMS
46°42'08.3"N 11°07'52.8"E
UTM
32T 662931 5174288
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Destination

Bergstation Seilbahn Hochmuth

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.702300, 11.131333
DMS
46°42'08.3"N 11°07'52.8"E
UTM
32T 662931 5174288
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Der Meraner Höhenweg - Unterwegs auf Südtirols beliebtestem Weitwanderweg / Buch mit Karte, GPS Tracks zum Herunterladen und der dazugehörigen App

Erschienen 2017 im Tappeiner Verlag / Autor Christjan Ladurner

ISBN 978-88-7073-878-0

Author’s map recommendations

Meraner Höhenweg - Alta Via di Merano / GPS tauglich im Maßstab 1:30.000

Tappeiner Nr. 164 - topografische und 3D Karte

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Hikes

  • 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
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • 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.

Questions and answers

Question from Brigitta Mauritz  · June 30, 2021 · Community
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Answered by Sigrid Runggaldier  · June 30, 2021 · Athesia
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Question from Uwe Stapelfeldt  · January 22, 2020 · Community
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Answered by Jan Syperek · January 22, 2020 · Community
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Rating

4.8
(5)
Simon H
October 03, 2019 · Community
Peter Polak
May 05, 2019 · Community
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Christjan Ladurner
August 03, 2018 · alpenvereinaktiv.com
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When did you do this route? July 27, 2018
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
93.3 km
Duration
37:48 h
Ascent
5,310 m
Descent
5,150 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Cultural/historical interest Geological highlights Botanical highlights Cableway ascent/descent

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