Ski moutaineering to Saykogel

General description

A great tour from Maso Corto/Kurzras up to a splendid summit with a glorious view.

Route description

From Maso Corto/Kurzras, we cross the ski slopes (blocked off once they open for skiing!) up to Hochjoch or take the cable car to Grawand and go downhill from there. From Giogo Alto/Hochjoch, we go down the Hochjochferner glacier towards Ötztal Valley to about 2,650 m a.s.l. We now climb slightly to the right and continue for a distance in a north-easterly direction until we get to the glacier that stretches up to the wide saddle between Hauslabkogel on the right and Saykogel on the left. Cross the glacier on a moderate slope as far as the saddle. Deposit your skis just above this, at about 3,220 m a.s.l. Go to the left over the gentle ridge to the summit. Descend as you ascended with a sharp ascent of about 45 minutes to Hochjoch.


Description to arrive at destination

Naturno/Naturns - Schnalstal Valley - Maso Corto/Kurzras


parking place in front of the village Maso Corto/Kurzras in summer to pay, unguarded; in winter free, unguarded

Public transport

with the SAD bus line no. 261 to Maso Corto/Kurzras

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