(Source: Autonomous Province of Bolzano-South Tyrol, Ministry for Tourism)
Clothing: The hiking clothes should be suitable for the season. A wind-proof hiking jacket, as well as sturdy hiking trousers, long hiking socks and heavy hiking- or trekking shoes are part of the basic equipment. It is essential to check the weather conditions to obtain information on the local climate conditions before setting off.
Cash: Payment by credit card is not possible at all mountain huts. Therefore, take sufficient cash along.
Overnight accommodation and reservations: In the peak season, it is recommended to reserve the
huts early. Please cancel the reservation if you do not require it.
Hiking with children: The walking times provided are walking times without breaks at the average walking pace of an adult. When hiking with children, shorter sections should be planned and regular breaks should be made. In exposed places it is advisable to take children by the hand and to exercise particular caution.
Hiking with dogs: The Merano High Mountain Trail is generally suitable for dogs, which are used to longer hikes. Important: Check with the mountain huts beforehand, if dogs are permitted overnight in the inside