On the Merano High Mountain Trail (trail n° 24), the entire Texel Group Nature Park can be circumnavigated in a hiking tour of four to six days. The best time to hike the Merano High Mountain Trail (trail n° 24) is: The northern part is a summer tour, walkable from the end of June to the beginning of October (depending on snow conditions). The southern and eastern sections can often be walked all year round and are suitable for one-day tours. The numerous typical South Tyrolean mountain inns and refuges inviting you to rest and have a snack, the varied world of peaks and the magnificent mountain lake landscape of the Spronserseen lakes make the Merano High Mountain Trail in the Texel Group Nature Park a unique hiking area!
Here you will find the suggestion for the 1st stage on the Merano High Mountain Trail from Hochmuth (Hochmuth - Dorf Tirol/Tirolo cableway station) to Giggelberg (Texelbahn cableway station Partschins/Parcines):
Hochmuth – Leiter Alm (ca. 1 h)
Leiter Alm – Hochganghaus (ca. 1,5 h)
Hochganghaus – Nasereit (ca. 2,5 h)
Nasereit – Giggelberg (ca. 1 h)
Time to walk / duration: about 6 h
Distance: 13,4 km
Altitude ascent: 850 m
Altitude descent: 550 m
Texelbahn cableway valley station ALTA MUTA - Hochmuth
Bus 221 Merano - Tirolo
return: Bus 213 Parcines - Merano
Mountain trail of medium difficulty, some stages with staircases and rope protection!
EquipmentGood equipment, surefootedness, good physical condition and a head for heights are prerequisites!