The new Naif-Meran 2000 speed hiking trail
is located in the Meran 2000 hiking area. The trail runs from the Meran 2000 Cable Car valley station to its mountain station. The route travels almost 8km uphill, with an altitude difference of 1,270m.
Anyone looking for a sporting challenge should also try the Sunnseitn-Steig trail
in Vöran/Verano. With an altitude difference of 1,000 m, the path leads from the Burgstall/Postal-Vöran Cable Car valley station to the upper station on the Tschögglberg mountain plateau in Vöran.
The trend sport Speed Hiking
The new trend sport speed hiking is all about hiking at high speed. Equipped with sticks, little luggage and light clothing, demanding terrain is done uphill and as quickly as possible. The sticks help stabilize and simultaneously train the muscles of the upper body. For those who find hiking too boring and running or trail running too exhausting, speed hiking is just the right thing.
Also mountain running and trailrunning
are very popular in Hafling/Avelengo, Vöran and Meran 2000 as well as throughout South Tyrol. Every year there are numerous competitions in this discipline, such as the famous Südtirol Ultra Skyrace.