Villnoess Zanser Alm Gampenalm
Villnoess Zanser Alm Gampenalm

Winter hike to the Gampen Mountain Hut

Winter walk in the Puez-Odle Nature Park to a highly popular destination, the Gampen Mountain Hut in the Val di Funes valley.

On this winter day, we decide to go to the Val di Funes valley and drive to the head of the valley, towards the Zannes Mountain Hut (Zanser Alm, 1,680 m a.s.l.), where we park our car at the parking space that is subject to charge. On foot we start our tour to the Zannes Mountain Hut on the path no. 33, walking across the snowy Ciancenon Valley.

Across the forest, we continue walking the way up, past the Kirchwiesl and numerous signposts, and finally we reach the tree line. In the open country, we reach the Gampen Mountain Hut (Gampenalm). This walk is also a favourite route for those who love snow-shoeing. This mountain hut is located in the Puez-Odle Nature Park and is above all in winter a popular hiking destination.

At the mountain hut you can also rent toboggans in order to enjoy the 3.5 km long valley run, starting directly at the mountain hut. It is also suitable for kids. If you would like to walk back down, take the same trail for the way back. Our recommendation:

Enjoy the sunset at the mountain hut and go back by sledge, a special experience also for kids!

Author: MC

suited for families difficulty: easy tobogganing
  • Starting point:
    parking space Zannes Mountain Hut
  • Time required:
    02:30 h
  • Track length:
    5,9 km
  • Altitude:
    from 1.682 m to 2.066 m a.m.s.l.
  • Altitude difference:
    +384 m | -384 m
  • Signposts:
    no. 33
  • Destination:
    Gampen Alm Hut
  • Resting points:
    Gampen Alm Hut
  • Recommended time of year:
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

We suggest you to check the weather conditions in advance and on site before setting out. Don’t forget to check the current avalanche forecast!

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