As with any ski tour, you should always have all your ski touring equipment with you.
description to arrive at destination
From Meran/Merano to the Passeiertal Valley in direction of Timmelsjoch Mountain Pass until the bridge Ponte Tumulo.
Always be informed about snow conditions and avalanche risk before setting off.
From Timmelsbrücke bridge head to Timmelsalm mountain hut and keep to the right until reaching the vast Oberkrumpwasser plateau. Taking a central route across the plateau ascend the steep slope to Hochkar, where another steep slope leads through a splendid glacier basin right to the summit. Attention: the slope to the summit must only be climbed on its East side!
Descent: Once the steep initial section down from the summit has been overcome, there are marvellous slopes with fine powder snow.
Source: "Skitouren und Schneeschuhwandern in Passeier" - Pub. Verlag.Passeier
Parking is available in the car park to the right of the bridge ponte Tumulo.
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).
Time of the year: Late winter/early spring
Avalanche risk: Exersise caution near the summit!
Refreshment stop: Schönau inn