all hiking routes, medium, difficult

Merano High Mountain Trail: Eastwards – from Hohe Wiege up to the Hochganghaus Mountain Hut

Scenic hike for those in search of great views – and for high mountain hiking enthusiasts!
Hike Start
Texelbahn Cableway Mountain Station
Hike End
Parcines/ Partschins

Starting at the Texelbahn cableway Mountain Station (1544 m), to the east on the Merano high mountain take Route No.24 in the direction of the Nasereit mountain Hut and then to the Tablander Alm mountain pasture  at 1788 m. Continue towards Hohe Weide at 1,809 m and then to the Hochganghaus hut, at 1839 m. From here there’s the steep descent down Route No. 7 and 7A to Parcines at 642 m.

Easy variant
A easier option for the descent into the valley is to follow the hiking trail Merano High Mountain trail n°24 from the Hochganghaus hut to the hut Tablander Alm (Velloi/Lagundo) (hiking time about 1 hour). From there you take the basket lift to Velloi (Variant bus line 235 Velloi-Merano) and the chairlift from Velloi to Lagundo (Plars di Mezzo) (Bus 213 Lagundo – Parcines).

Texelbahn Cableway Valley Station, Zielstraße road, Rablà/ Rabland
All-day parking, in the designated parking lot. Parking for campers only between 7.00 am – 7.00 pm

Public Transport
From Merano: the Venosta Valley Train or Bus 251 to Rablà, then Bus 265 to the Texelbahn Cableway.
From Venosta Valley: the Venosta Valley Train or Bus 251 to Rablà, then Bus 265 or 266 to the Texelbahn Cableway.