Hiking, difficult

Peak Zielspitz / Cima Zielspitz (3.006 m)

General description

Following the Merano High Mountain Trail, the trail leads to the fertile Zieltal Valley, the source of the High Parcines/ Partschins waterfall! Then, up to the Zielspitze Summit passing Gingglegg and the ruin of the Königshof hut. This trek is only for experienced, sure-footed climbers with a head for heights!

Route description

Tour Start
Texelbahn cableway mountain station
Tour End
Texelbahn cableway mountain station

From the Texelbahn cableway mountain station on the Merano High Path trail No. 24 to the refuge Nasereit (1525 m). Continue on trail no. 8 into the Zieltal valley to Ginglegg (1891 m), from here follow trail no. 3 to the ruined Königshofalm (2348 m) and then turn left towards the Zielpitze (3006 m). The descent follows the same route.

Variant: Experienced mountaineers who are free from giddiness and in good physical condition can take the more difficult variant from the Texelbahn cableway mountain station along the path. 2 through the Schindeltal. This ascent is very arduous and requires absolute freedom from giddiness and surefootedness in the summit area!
Attention: snowfields in early summer can make the hike considerably more difficult.


Texelbahn valley station, Via Ziel, Rabland/Rablà All-day, in the designated parking area. Campers only between 7.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.
The car park at the Partschins cemetery is reserved for cemetery visitors and funerals. We ask you to respect this!

Public transport

From Meran/o: Bus 213 to Partschins/Parcines
From Vinschgau valley /Val Venosta: train 250 to Rabland/Rablà – and from there Bus 266 to Partschins/Parcines
From Naturno/Naturns direct busline 266

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