Pleasant alpine walk to Hirzerhütte Cabin

General description
This easy family hike leads on a flat and wide path to the Hirzerhütte Cabin. Beautifully located, the cabin is surrounded by alpine meadows and feature an incredible view over the Texel Range. As well as cows, alpacas also spend their summer here at the Hirzerhütte.
Route description
From Klammeben (Hirzer Cable Car mountain station) walk about 20 minutes on trail no. 40 to the Hirzerhütte. The return journey is via the same route back to the Hirzer Cable Car mountain station.

If you use the Verdins cable car as an ascent aid, you can take the nostalgic Grube chairlift up to the Grube Inn. From there, you can reach the Klammeben by taking the left-hand hiking trail No. 8A in 30 minutes with altitude difference of 170 meters and continue the hike to the Hirzerhütte.
ATTENTION: This variant is neither suitable for strollers nor barrier-free.
Description to arrive at destination

From Merano in the direction of Schenna and on to Verdins to the valley station of the cable car Verdins-Tall.
From Merano in the direction of Passeiertal Valley and on to Saltaus to the valley station oft the cable car Hirzer.


Parking lot cable car Verdins or parking lot cabel car Hirzer

Public transport

Bus line 231 from Meran to Schenna/Verdins (bus stop: Verdins)
Bus line 240 from Meran to Passeiertal Valley (bus stop: Saltaus – cable car Hirzer)

Safety instructions
Before setting out on your day excursion, please make sure of the weather and trail conditions.

Hiking boots

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