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Hut to hut hiking: Zillertaler-Alpen-Trek

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Map / Hut to hut hiking: Zillertaler-Alpen-Trek
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Distance 69.1 km
0:36 h
5,543 m
5,509 m
2,861 m
948 m
From Wiesen/Prati in the Pfitschertal valley to Luttach/Lutago in the Ahrntal valley

In the north of South Tyrol, more precisely, starting from Vipiteno-Sterzing to the Ahrntal valley in the North - the well-known group of the Zillertal Alps stretches along the state border with Austria.


The mountain tour is classified as moderately difficult and offers unforgettable moments. Sure-footedness, good physical condition, experience and good equipment are required.
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2,861 m
Lowest point
948 m
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Coordinates:
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46.899795, 11.459315
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46°53'59.3"N 11°27'33.5"E
UTM
32T 687316 5196965
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Turn-by-turn directions

1st day

From the Wiesener Hof farm we follow the signs (white dot in a red circle) to the ruins of the Oberpirchhof - Gschlussegg (1670 m) - Plitschalm hut (1820 m) - Trenser Joch - Sengesspitze (2365 m) - Similie Mahdalm hut (2011 m).

Overnight stay: Similie Mahdalm hut
Walking time approx. 6 hours
Difference in height: ascent 1250 m - descent 440 m

2nd day

From the Simile Mahdalm hut, go along the Sengesalpe up to the Similekopf (2300 m) - Sengesjöchl (2620 m) - lake Wilder See - Wilde Kreuzspitze (3134 m) - Rauhtaljoch - Brixner Hütte (2282 m).

Overnight stay: Brixner Hütte
Walking time approx. 5 hours
Difference in altitude: 800 m ascent - 540 m descent


3rd day

Brixner Hütte - Steinkarlscharte - Dannelscharte (2437 m), - Gaisscharte (2700 m), we descend there (the magnificent view of the Eisbruggsee lake is one of the highlights of our day) - Edelrauthütte (2545 m).

Overnight stay: Edelrauthütte
Walking time approx. 6.5 hours


4th day:

Edelrauthütte  - Alta via Neves – Chemnitzer Hütte (2420 m).

Overnight stay: Chemnitzer Hütte

For the indefatigable there is still the possibility of climbing to Gamslahnernock (2869 m). (Time required: about 2 hours).

Walking time approx. 4 hours (about 6 hours with the ascent of Gamslahnernock)
Difference in height: ascent 50 m - descent 350 m


5th day:

Path no. 27 - Lake Tristensee (2344 m - Tristenspitze - Lappacher Jöchl (2371 m) - Wurmtal Joch (2288 m) - Gornerjoch (2309 m) - Mühlwalder Joch (2342 m) - Speikboden (2517 m), mountain station of the Speikboden chairlift. It is possible to use the cable car or walk down to Lutago.

Walking time approx. about 6 - 7 hours
Difference in altitude: 100 m ascent - 560 m descent

 

ALTERNATIVE:

Extension of the tour by another day:

 

6th day

Chemnitzer Hütte - high via Stabeler - refuge Schwarzensteinhütte (3,036 m).

Overnight stay: refuge at the Sasso Nero
Walking time approx. about 5.5 hours
Difference in altitude: ascent 1385 m - descent 779 m




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Getting there

Arrival by train to Vipiteno and then by bus to Prati-Wiesen in the Val di Vizze-Pfitschertal.

Coordinates

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46.899795, 11.459315
DMS
46°53'59.3"N 11°27'33.5"E
UTM
32T 687316 5196965
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
69.1 km
Duration
0:36 h
Ascent
5,543 m
Descent
5,509 m
Highest point
2,861 m
Lowest point
948 m

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