huetten unterhalb der weizgruber alm winterlandschaft
huetten unterhalb der weizgruber alm winterlandschaft

Winter hike to the Weizgruber Mountain Hut

Above Selva dei Molini, on the slope below the Speikboden, the Weizgruber Mountain Hut is located, which can be reached on the Selva dei Molini Farm Trail via a forest road and is also open in winter.

A narrow mountain road connects the village of Selva dei Molini (Mühlwald) with the scattered settlement of Mitterberg on the sunny side of the Valle dei Molini valley. It is the approach to the starting point of our hike; parking facilities are available after the Rederlechen farms at the junction to the Weizgruber Mountain Hut. We follow the forest path into the wood.

The levelled winter path leads easily but steadily uphill. After about an hour the dense coniferous forest thins out for the first time and the view on the surrounding mountains opens, from the 3,041 m high Cima del Vento (to the Sesto and Braies Dolomites in the background. At the 2,000-metre mark we reach the snow-covered meadows and the first wooden huts of the alpine pasture area. We continue for about 10 minutes through this beautiful landscape until we reach our destination, the Weizgruber Mountain Hut (Weizgruber Alm) at 2,036 m a.s.l.

In winter it is open continuously until March, we are looking forward to a stop for refreshments and traditional Tyrolean delicacies. To return to the starting point, we take the same route. It is also possible to descend by sledge, there is a sledge rental service at the mountain hut.

Author: AT

difficulty: easy
  • Starting point:
    Mitterberg near Selva dei Molini, junction forest path to the Weizgruber Hut
  • Time required:
    02:20 h
  • Track length:
    8,8 km
  • Altitude:
    from 1.613 m to 2.048 m a.m.s.l.
  • Altitude difference:
    +436 m | -436 m
  • Signposts:
    "Weizgruber Alm"
  • Destination:
    Weizgruber Alm
  • Resting points:
    Weizgruber Alm
  • Recommended time of year:
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

If you want to do this hike, we suggest you to check the weather and trail conditions in advance and on site before setting out.

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