Spring Hike to the Messnerjoch Alpine Hut

Karersee, Welschnofen
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Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
1:16
Duration in hours
Distance
3.9
Distance in km
Suggested period
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Excursion for everybody with breathtaking views of the winter landscape.
Route info
Easy
Distance
3,9 km
Activity time
1 h 16 min
Ascent
242 m
Descent
242 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.925 m
Lowest point
1.683 m
Directions
This hike begins at the Niger Pass on the forest road, trail [1], which leads to the Messnerjoch Alpine hut (1.930 m). Breathtaking, panoramic views can be enjoyed from here. Return via the same route.
public transportation

Getting to the starting point of the tour by public transport is easy and convenient.

By public bus line:
- 180 from Bozen | Bolzano, Birchabruck | Ponte Nova
- 180 or 184 from Karerpass | Passo Costalunga
- 184 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente, Stenk (or 181 and change 180)
- 184 from Obereggen, Eggen | Ega (or 184 and change 180)
- 187 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino (or 182 and change 180)
- 180 from Val di Fassa
- change 186
Bus stop: Nigerpass | Passo Nigra. Online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

How to get there

Getting to the starting point of the tour by public transport is easy and convenient.

By public bus line:
- 180 from Bozen | Bolzano, Birchabruck | Ponte Nova
- 180 or 184 from Karerpass | Passo Costalunga
- 184 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente, Stenk (or 181 and change 180)
- 184 from Obereggen, Eggen | Ega (or 184 and change 180)
- 187 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino (or 182 and change 180)
- 180 from Val di Fassa
- change 186
Bus stop: Nigerpass | Passo Nigra. Online timetable search at www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

By car:
Destination: Welschnofen | Nova Levante
Parking: Parking lot Nigerpass | Passo Nigra

Where to park

Parking: Parking lot Nigerpass | Passo Nigra: https://goo.gl/maps/S1sRmBQLpdZdCi8o7

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