Alpine hike in the Hirzer Region

General description

This scenically enchanting hike over the broad alpine pastures of the Hirzer region is especially recommended during the alpine rose flowering season from late June to early July when the pastures are resplendent in shimmering red. 

Route description

Starting from the Hirzer cable car mountain station (Klammeben), path no. 40 leads to the Hirzerhütte mountain hut. Continue on a flat path (marking 1-E5) which leads to the alpine pastures of Hinteregg and Mahd. Just behind the pastures continue your way uphill to the Rotmoos. There, follow the path (marking 2) back to the Tallneralm alpine pasture, then turn right to the Hirzerhütte and back to Klammeben.

As an alternative, proceed via Scena to Verdins, take the cable car and then the chair lift Talle-Grube. From the mountain station it takes about 30 minutes to reach Klammeben by foot.

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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