Characteristics: Interesting ride with views of the Merano valley basin and the near Ultental Valley. On hot summer days the climb to the alpine pastures can be very strenuous (on the south side).
Route description: Lana - Ultner Strasse junction (various car parks in Lana - some pay & display)
From the Ultner Strasse crossroads in Lana first head for Cermes, turn left into Baslingerstrasse, then continue on Lebenbergerstrasse (signpost for Lebenberg Castle), the road then splits. Continue straight on following the sign for Tschigg inn; at the entrance to Tschigg inn continue left to the forest road for the mountain pasture. Turn left on trail no. 31 Eggersteig to the valley station of the Vigiljoch chairlift. Passing the Vigilius Mountain Resort hotel descend towards Pawigl, then turn right onto the Buchrast forest road, left onto a further forest track which you will follow to the end and then continue on trail no. 10 to the Eggerhof farm. Narrow trail sections! Descend to Ultner Strasse and continue towards Lana. Trail sections possible on trail no. 2. Turn right onto trail no. 34. Cross the road several times, then continue on the road at the end of the trail back to the starting point.