Winter hiking Premium content

From Vals to the Fane-Alm

Winter hiking · Eisacktal
Responsible for this content
Sentres Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Erste Station: Kurzkofelhütte
    Erste Station: Kurzkofelhütte
    Photo: Athesia Verlagsanstalt
m 1700 1600 1500 1400 1300 10 8 6 4 2 km
Distance 10.5 km
3:09 h
370 m
369 m
1,740 m
1,370 m
Alpine village in snow-white
In the middle of a sunny, sheltered mountain hollow lies the Fane-Alm with its rustic log cabins and the Marienkapelle.

From the village of Vals (1354 m) on a good snow hiking trail next to the valley road, level in to a large car park 2.5 km inside the village (1396 m, also possible by car here), on the wide paved snow trail (M 17) briefly into the valley to the Kurzkofelhütte (Almschenke, 1422 m), Now a slightly steeper climb further into the valley, up the steep slope in several hairpin bends to a small plain, then briefly level off at the upper edge of a gorge and finally with a short descent and counter-ascension to the alpine village of Fane (1739 m, here two alpine inns are also open in winter); from Vals just under 2:00 hrs. Descent: as ascent, 1:30 hrs (with the toboggan half as much).


Parts of this content were machine translated using German as the source language

Unlock all features with Pro+
With Pro+ you gain access to the route's details, including directions, pictures, the GPS track and other valuable information.

Already unlocked? 

Premium content Premium routes are provided by professional authors or publishers.
Publisher Sentres
 South Tyrol's # 1 touring portal 

 Holidays in South Tyrol for active people! The most beautiful hiking trails and bike routes, hotels, guesthouses, holiday apartments and farms for a relaxing holiday in South Tyrol. South Tyrol offers a varied landscape, from the Dolomites to the glaciers of the Ortler Group and to the Mediterranean landscapes around the spa town of Merano and Lake Caldaro. Walks along the irrigation channels, family hikes to alpine pastures, fixed rope routes for adventurous people, flowing trails for bikers and the best ways to enjoy the winter. Discover South Tyrol with

Questions and answers

Ask the first question

Would you like to the ask the author a question?


Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.

Photos from others