Ski Tour to the Alpenspitze Peak (2,477 m)

General description

Time of the year: Throughout winter

Avalanche risk: located on a steep slope of the Sailer Valley, pay attention to snow slabs!

Refreshment stop: Auerhof inn

Route description

Starting point: Wans at 1,439 m

Walk along a forest path to the Wanser Alm alpine pasture (1,627 m a.s.l.). From there to the end of the valley, where one first keeps to the left and then through an arc to the right, and finally an ever steeper incline leads to the awaiting Wanser Joch ridge (2,256 m a.s.l.). From there ascend to the Sarntal Valley side, until reaching the ridges and summits of the Alpenspitze peak.

Departure: same as ascent. In very good conditions, it is possible to descent via the Sailer Valley to the starting point.

Source: "Skitouren und Schneeschuhwandern in Passeier" - Pub. Verlag.Passeier

Description to arrive at destination

From Meran/Merano to the Passeiertal Valley in direction of Jaufenpass Mountain Pass until Walten/Valtina.

Parking is available in Walten/Valtina (Wans)
Safety instructions
Always be informed about snow conditions and avalanche risk before setting off.
As with any ski tour, you should always have all your ski touring equipment with you.
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