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Fernwanderweg Mayrhofen - Meran

Long distance hiking trail · Alps
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  • Bahnhof Mayrhofen
    / Bahnhof Mayrhofen
    Photo: Andreas Skorka, DAV Sektion Kassel
  • / Kirche von Mayrhofen
    Photo: Andreas Skorka, DAV Sektion Kassel
  • / Europahaus
    Photo: Andreas Skorka, DAV Sektion Kassel
  • / Blick vom Eingang zum Stillupptal auf Mayrhofen
    Photo: Andreas Skorka, DAV Sektion Kassel
  • / Kasseler Hütte - Capanna Kasseler Hütte
    Photo: Andreas Skorka, DAV Sektion Kassel
  • / Blick auf die Chemnitzer Hütte
    Photo: Roland Gruber, Chemnitzer Hütte
  • / Brixnerhütte
    Photo: Wolfgang Oberhofer, AVS Sektion Brixen
  • / Wilder See
    Photo: Wolfgang Oberhofer, AVS Sektion Brixen
  • / Merano Central Train Station
    Photo: Clorenzo Masin, Meran
  • / Almschank Holzerböden - Malga Holzerböden
    Photo: Peter Innerbichler, Sektion Ahrntal des AVS
  • / Ebenbergalm
    Photo: Andreas Skorka, DAV Sektion Kassel
  • / Hirzer Hütte
    Photo: Andreas Skorka, DAV Sektion Kassel
  • / Meraner Hütte
    Photo: Sektion Meran, ÖAV-Hüttenfinder
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moderate
Distance 168 km
70:00 h
12,154 m
12,467 m
3,128 m
301 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Andreas Skorka 
Update: August 08, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Wilde Kreuzspitze, 3,128 m
Lowest point
Meran Etschbrücke, 301 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Kasseler Hütte
Brixner Hütte
Chemnitzer Hütte (Rif. Porro)
Simile-Mahd-Alm
Maria Trens
Edelrauthütte
Ebenbergalm
Almschank Holzerböden
Meraner Hütte
Alpenrosenhof
Hirzer Hütte

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Bahnhof Mayrhofen (627 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.169643, 11.862961
DMS
47°10'10.7"N 11°51'46.7"E
UTM
32T 716961 5227993
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Destination

Bahnhof Meran

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.169643, 11.862961
DMS
47°10'10.7"N 11°51'46.7"E
UTM
32T 716961 5227993
w3w 
///oscillating.elevating.divorcing
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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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
  • Kit para bolhas
  • 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.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
168 km
Duration
70:00 h
Ascent
12,154 m
Descent
12,467 m
Highest point
3,128 m
Lowest point
301 m
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