To the Messnerjoch alpine hut

Welschnofen, Karersee
Add to favourites
Category
Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
1:16
Duration in hours
Distance
3.9
Distance in km
Suggested period
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Excursion for everybody with breathtaking views of the winter landscape below the Rosengarten | Catinaccio.
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 winter hike begins at the Nigerpass | Passo Nigra and goes along the forest road path [1] to the Messnerjoch alpine hut. Breathtaking, panoramic views can be enjoyed from here. Return via the same route.

Alternatively, you can also start from the Frommer Alm hut and from there follow trail [1A] and groomed winter hiking trail below the Nigerstraße | Via Nigra to the Nigerpass | Passo Nigra. 
Additional distance: 2.0 km
Additional walking time: 30 min
Additional metres in ascent: 12 m
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: Nigerpass | Passo Nigra
Parking: Parking lot Nigerpass | Passo Nigra


Where to park

Parking: Parking lot Nigerpass | Passo Nigra (with costs), https://goo.gl/maps/S1sRmBQLpdZdCi8o7

Good winter equipment is required (winter boots, possibly also crampons if needed, etc.).
You might be interested in
Discover related tours
Welschnofen
Long circular route at Lake Carezza
Distance 5,4 km
Activity time 1 h 30 min
Ascent 129 m
Descent 129 m
Intermediate
Add to favourites
Welschnofen
Sissi panorama path
Distance 7,5 km
Activity time 2 h 06 min
Ascent 185 m
Descent 185 m
Intermediate
Add to favourites
Welschnofen
To the Frommer Alm hut
Distance 5,7 km
Activity time 1 h 47 min
Ascent 304 m
Descent 118 m
Welschnofen
To the Frin meadows
Distance 4,8 km
Activity time 1 h 25 min
Ascent 177 m
Descent 177 m
Steinegg
Star village circular walk in winter
Distance 4,3 km
Activity time 1 h 17 min
Ascent 171 m
Descent 171 m
Intermediate
Add to favourites
Deutschnofen
Winter hike to the Lieg hut
Distance 8,3 km
Activity time 2 h 40 min
Ascent 474 m
Descent 474 m
© Harald Wisthaler
Information & prices
Ski tickets
Winter 2023/24

Here you will find all important information on skipasses, daily, multi-day, and seasonal tickets at a glance. All ski passes can be purchased quickly and conveniently online. Buy your skipass directly from home and get a 5% discount!

To the ski passes & tickets