Ski tours

Kuhleiten-Route on Merano 2000

On Merano 2000 the back country skiers may ascend on the "Kuhleiten Route" to the Kuhleiten Mountain Hut on 2,362 metres.

Back country skiers may ascend to the Zuegg Hütte Mountain Hut via the hiking trail from Falzeben via the Rotwand Hütte Mountain Hut. From there, they can access the Waidmann Alm Mountain Hut (1,998 m) along the Mittelweg trail and then continue to climb to the high-altitude Kuhleiten Hütte Mountain Hut (2,362 m). The route described has been marked as the “Kuhleiten Route” by the landlord of the Kuhleiten Mountain Hut using blue signposts.

Night-time Regulations
On Thursdays and Fridays, preparation work is suspended along the “Kuhleiten Route” marked with blue signposts between 5.30 and 11 pm. Skiers are permitted to ascend via this route only from 5.30 pm. They must have completed their descent before 11 pm. Permitted descent route: St. Oswald Piste
> ski trail to the Rotwand Mountain Hut > Zuegg Mountain Hut > Falzeben. It is strictly forbidden to leave the marked descent route.
Use of head lamps is mandatory!

  • Ascending via the ski slopes and toboggan runs is forbidden both during the day and by night. Equally, descending outside of the hours of operation is strictly prohibited.
  • Close to the pistes and especially at those points where the route crosses the pistes, back country skiers are requested to exercise extreme caution! Downhill skiers and piste vehicles must always be given right of way!
  • Trails and ski slopes are used at your own responsibility and risk.
  • Attention! The trails and piste areas are not specially prepared and no piste service personnel are available.

Tip: Away from the skiing area, there are more possibilities for back country skiers in the countryside. Please always take heed of Alpine dangers and use appropriate equipment!

Description to arrive at destination
On the MEBO (Highway Bolzano–Merano) you reach the slip road signposted MERANO SUD, follow the road to Merano, then on the right hand side in direction to Avelengo/Hafling, take the street on the left side to Falzeben, parking place in Falzeben.