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St. Leonhard in Passeier/S. Leonardo in Passiria

St. Leonhard in Passeier/S. Leonardo in Passiria

Schneeberg Mountain Hike

Schneeberg Mountain Hike

Tourist Office Passeiertal Valley
Passeirer Straße 40
39015 St. Leonhard in Passeier/S. Leonardo in Passiria
description to arrive at destination

From Meran/Merano to the Passeiertal Valley in direction of Moos/Moso to Timmelsjoch Mountain Pass until the Timmelsbrücke bridge.

Route description
From the Timmelsbrücke bridge, follow marked trail no. 29 via the mountain huts Tomelekaser and Obergostalm towards the Schneeberger See lake. From here, follow the Knappensteig trail to the Schneeberghütte mountain hut. Continue to follow the marked trail signs, hiking up to the Karlscharte gap and down towards the Timmelsbach stream. From here, the tour heads towards the Großer Schwarzsee lake. Afterwards, head left and down towards the idyllically situated mountain hut Timmelsalm for refreshments. Descend via a comfortable service road back to the starting point on the Timmelsjochstraße road.

Source: Heinz Widmann - www.passeier.org
Public transport
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).
General description

At an altitude of 2,355 m, the mining village on Schneeberg/Monte Neve is easily accessible – but only on foot. With its 800-year history, a unique landscape and gastronomic delights, the Schneeberg remains a highly-frequented tourist destination. In fact, the "Schneeberg" doesn't refer to a "mountain" as such – but rather to the whole mining complex. To the locals in the Passeiertal Valley, "Schneeberg" mainly refers to St. Martin/S. Martino's mining village that includes a mountain refuge with a restaurant and the Adventure mine; now a tourist attraction.