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Alpine Tour to the Spronser Seen Lakes

The ten Spronser Seen lakes are located in the heart of the Texelgruppe Nature Park, the largest high-Alpine lake district. This circular tour requires no little stamina and a good head for heights, but rewards experienced hikers with splendid views from various perspectives.

Route description

Staying the night at the Hochmuth mountain hut following a cable car ride the evening before is the best option (reservation recommended). The following morning, continue right on trail no. 22 past the Steinegg mountain hut to the Mutkopf mountain hut on trail no. 23 to the Mutspitze and the Taufenscharte gap. From here, continue right on trail 25 past the Pfitscher Lacke and Kaser Lacke ponds to the Oberkaseralm (mountain hut). Follow trail no. 22 past the Grünsee lake on the left to Langsee lake. Head past the lake on the right and then, at the midpoint of the lake ascend to the right on a gentle incline to the fork. Continue on trail 7 to the Hochgangscharte gap. The steep descent leads back to the Hochganghaus (mountain hut). From here, follow the Merano High Mountain Trail to the Leiteralm mountain hut and continue to the Hochmuth cable car.

Description to arrive at destination

Along the Bolzano-Merano expressway to the Merano South - Sinigo exit - Tirolo - along Via Principale/Via Aslago to the valley station of the Hochmuth cable car.

Best season: June - settember