winter bei schutzhaus zallinger skipiste seiseralm
winter bei schutzhaus zallinger skipiste seiseralm

Winter hiking path and sledge run Zallinger

There are not many places like the Zallinger Mountain Hut at the foot of Mt. Sasso Piatto which can pride themselves on such an idyllic and beautiful position.

The starting point of our winter hike is the hamlet of Saltria on the Alpe di Siusi. The asphalt road passes the Hotel Floralpina after 1 km and leads to the Tirler Mountain Hut (Almgasthof Tirler) and thus to the start of the sledge run. We follow the path no. 9 (later on no. 8 and 7) through the forest towards the Zallinger Mountain Hut (Berghaus Zallinger).

The trail runs parallel to the ski slope, which leads down from the Williams Mountain Hut (Williamshütte). After a 90-minute walk we reach the Zallinger ensemble on a highland, made up of a renewed mountain hut and the idyllic Chapel of the Immaculate Conception.

The view opens up on the nearby Sassolungo Group and the peaks of the Catinaccio and Sciliar massifs. After a stop we enjoy the sledge ride into the valley.

Author: AT

If you want to do this winter hike, please take information about the weather and the current conditions of the trail on site!

Starting point: Alpe di Siusi, Saltria (bus stop)
Signposts: no. 9, 8 (Zallinger)
Distance: approx. 4.4 km (each way)
Walking time: about 1.5 hours (ascent), 1 hour (descent, or by sledge)
Altitude difference: approx. 370 m
Altitude level: between 1,670 and 2,040 m a.s.l.
Experienced in: January 2018

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