Walk to the Großer Schwarzsee Lake

General description

Outing to the biggest mountain lake in the valley

Although this hike does not present particular challenges it is nevertheless enjoyable, leading through characteristic Alpine pastures. On the return, experienced and sturdy hikers can take the rough track on the right side of the valley.


Starting point: Timmelsbrücke bridge km 19,7

Endpoint: Timmelsbrücke bridge km 19,7

Refreshment stop: Timmelsalm pasture

Route description

Starting at the parking lot across Timmelsbrücke bridge, take the road on the right to the main valley leading north to the Timmelsalm pasture. Crossing over the bridge behind the hut continue left in a northeasterly direction, where the Passer river winds its way across the wide Unterkrumpwasser plateau. From here, keep on the left side of the valley before reaching a hill that rises steeply in front of the Schwarzsee lake ( trail no. 30).

From Schwarzsee lake return to the Timmelsalm pasture and to Timmelsbrücke bridge on trail no. 30.


Source: "Wanderführer Passeiertal " - Heinz Widmann

Description to arrive at destination

From Meran/Merano to the Passeiertal Valley in direction of Timmelsjoch Mountain Pass/Moos/Moso until the bridge ponte Tumulo.

Public transport
The starting point is easy to reach with the following public connections:
With bus line 240 from Meran/Merano to Moos/Moso and line 335/242 from Moos/Moso to Timmelsbrücke/Ponte Tumulo (only in summer).
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