Skitourengehen im Passeiertal

Ski touring holiday in the Passeiertal

Winter sports holiday in the Passeier Valley – switch off and enjoy yourself in the Meraner Land

The Passeier Valley in South Tyrol is a natural territory for passionate ski tourers. The quaint valley in the Meraner Land impresses with its variety of ski tours. Overall, you’ll find 32 different ski touring routes of various difficulty levels on your winter holiday in the Passeier Valley – from a leisurely 3 km to challenging 10 km and height differences from 600 to 2,000 m. On your high-alpine ski tour in the Passeier Valley, you can really switch off and fully enjoy the impressive mountains in South Tyrol.

Ski tours
3 - 10 km
600 - 2,000 hm
Height difference
2 - 5 h
Skitourengehen im Passeiertal

Highlights of the ski touring region

  • Guided ski tours
    Guided ski tours with a qualified mountain ski guide take place once a week
  • Evening ski tour on the slope
    From December to March, the Grünboden-Karjoch slope in the Pfelders ski region is available to ski tourers (from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.)
  • Weekend course on 4 + 5 February
    Combination of a basic and advanced course and a group ski tour on Sunday

Altitude of the highest tour: 3,475 m

Ski touring season: December - April (longer depending on snow conditions)

Set off from the Timmels Bridge on countless numerous tours

Welcome to your high-alpine winter sports holiday in the Passeier Valley. The quaint valley to the north of Merano is the home of the popular Tyrolean hero Andreas Hofer, one of the most scenically diverse valleys in South Tyrol and also a completely natural ski touring paradise. You’ll find the best conditions here from December to April and 300 days of sunshine every year.

The valley extends along a former long-distance trade route and up to the Timmelsjoch – in the rear Passeier Valley the protected high-alpine landscape opens up to the north with impressive views. The most important routes run along the southern side of the main alpine ridge – surrounded by the Texel Group National Park, the Sarntal valley and the Stubai Alps. The Timmels Bridge is the starting point for numerous wonderful tours, for example to the Gürtelwand and the Botzer and Banker Joch. The round three-hour long ski tour in the Passeier Valley to the Rötenspitze is a highlight for many ski tourers.

Avalance crash courses are offered to give beginners an insight into the most important rules of behaviour in open terrain. Safety is very important on your ski touring holiday in the Passeier Valley. To guarantee this safety, there are LVS control stations and an avalanche camp in Pfelders – the charming mountain village at the end of the valley ­– where the LVS equipment can be tested in open terrain.

Skitourengehen im Passeiertal

Discover the Passeier Valley with your local mountain guide

The experienced and knowledgeable mountain guides in the region also offer guided ski tours in the Texel Group Natural Park on your winter holiday in the Passeier Valley – a very special experience where you can get to know the mountain world of the South Tyrolean valley from a completely new perspective. For example with Thomas Brunner, a Pfelders native from the rear Passeier Valley and a genuine mountain enthusiast. With a local expert by your side, you’ll repeatedly discover beautiful elements and special features of the Passeier Valley. An adventure that you definitely shouldn’t miss out on.

2 Winter sports accomodations in Passeiertal

Pension Widmann

Pension Widmann  Italy / South Tyrol / Moos in Passeier

Gasthof Schönau

Gasthof Schönau  Italy / South Tyrol / Moos in Passeier

Shop, rental, courses and guiding in the region

Gerberweg 2
39015 St. Leonhard
  • Rental, shop
Psair Sport
Kirchweg, 12/13
39015 St. Leonhard
  • Shop
Günthers Rentasport
Pfelders 11b
39013 Moos
  • Rental
Thomas Brunner
Pfelders 43
39013 Moos
  • Alpine guide
Berg- und Skiführer Passeier
Feldbauernweg 18
39010 St. Martin
  • Alpine guide

Winter holiday: South Tyrol

South Tyrol

The snow-covered world of the Dolomites adds a very special charm to your winter holiday. Diverse ski tours and cross-country ski tracks lead through the entire region and delight with fascinating panoramic views time and again.

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