Big Five Gitschberg - Jochtal on Peer.tv
WILDE KREUZSPITZE, 3.132 m
Uplifting – The main peak of the Pfunderer Mountains Region: Vals Duration: 6h Length: 13 km Altitude: 1813 m Startpoint: Parking lot at the end of the valley Vals/Valles EndPoint: Wild Cross Peak Tour description: Parking lot at the end of the valley Vals/Valles - Fane alp - hiking trail no. 17 - Schrammeschlucht canyon - alpine meadow Labesebenalm - trail no. 18 - Wild lake (Wilder See) - Wild Cross peak (Wilde Kreuzspitze) - same way back as you went. GIMMY’s photo tip: The way to the Wilde Kreuzspitze leads past the glacier fields of the Rauhtaljoch: Your opportunity to take a snow photo in summer! And in light of the view of the Wilde See from the summit, all hikers will surely get out their cameras.
NAPFSPITZE, 2.888 M
Sportive – Outlook to the nearby glaciers Region: Vintl/Weitental/Pfunders Duration: 4h 50min Length: 18 km Altitude: 1440 m Startpoint: End of the Valley (1445m) EndPoint: Napfspitze Tour description: Parkinglot Dun (1445m)- Marking 13 - Eisbruggalm - Eisbruggsee - Edelrauthütte - Napfspitze - Return on same way GIMMY’s photo tip: The rocky landscape around the Elderauthütte has its own attraction, the moment for taking some really exciting photographs.
Seefeldspitz peak 2.715 m
Idyllic – The panorama mountain that rests high above the three lakes Region: Vals Duration: 4h Altitude: 1285 m Startpoint: Mountain station railway cable car Gitschberg EndPoint: Seefeldspitz peak Tour description: Mountain station railway cable car Gitschberg - no.21 - Ochsenboden - alpine meadow Weißalm 2.177 m - alpine hiking trail Schellenbergsteig - no.6 - alpine meadow Seefeldalm 2.340 m - middle lake - small lake - mountain peak Seefeldspitz - return hiking trail - n.6 - direction Valle d'Altafossa/Altfasstal - n.15 - hut Wieserhütte 1.850 m - hut Pranter Stadl Hütte 1.850 m - n. 15 - hut Großberghütte 1.644 m - parking lot Valle d'Altafossa/Altfasstal - hiking trail Leitensteig n. 10 - cable car Rio di Pusteria-Maranza - station at the valley of the railway cable car Gitschberg GIMMY’s photo tip: As clear as crystal – the three lakes along the way present themselves from their best side in photos. The view from Seefeldspitze down to the blue reflecting surfaces is overwhelming too.
Eidechsspitze, 2.740 m
Region: Terenten Duration: 5.5 hours Length: 13 km Elevation gain: 1,300 m Starting point: Sonnberg car park, Terenten Destination: Eidechsspitze Tour description: Sonnberg car park, Terenten – Trail No. 22 – Engl Alm hut (no refreshments) – Trail No. 22 – Kompfosshüttl hut – Trail No. 22 – along the eastern mountain ridge to the summit – Trail No. 22 – descent to the Kompfoss lake – Trail No. 8B – Kompfosshüttl hut – back to the starting point on Trail No. 22. GIMMY’s photo tip: With its deep blue waters, the Kompfoss lake below the mountain summit is definitely worth a snapshot. In the morning, the surrounding mountains are reflected in the lake, making your photo an Instagram-worthy “Like” magnet.
ASTJOCH, 2.194 m
Regal – the royal throne of the Rodenecker-Lüsner Alm Region: Rodeneck Duration: 5h 20min Length: 20 km Altitude: 448 m Startpoint: Parking lot Zumis 1730m EndPoint: Mountain Summit Astjoch Tour description: Parking lot Zumis - hiking trail Confin - Ronerhütte hut - hiking trail no. 2 eastward - chapel Pianer Kreuz - Rastnerhütte hut - go straight Starkenfeldhütte hut - alpine meadow Astalm - hiking trail no. 67 - mountain summit Astjoch - way down southern - Kreuzwiesenalm hut - hiking trail no. 2A - alpine meadow Raffreidalm - alpine meadow Steineralm - alpine meadow Astalm - hiking trail no. 2A and 2 - parking lot Zumis GIMMY’s photo tip: with its abundance of lush flowers, the Rodenecker-Lüsner Alm provides endless fantastic photo opportunities. Those who reach the summit of the Astjoch are treated to a unique panorama – don't forget your wide angle lens!