On Merano 2000 the back country skiers may ascend on the "Kuhleiten Route" to the Kuhleiten Mountain Hut on 2,362 metres.
Back country skiers may ascend to the Zuegg Hütte Mountain Hut via the hiking trail from Falzeben via the Rotwand Hütte Mountain Hut. From there, they can access the Waidmann Alm Mountain Hut (1,998 m) along the Mittelweg trail and then continue to climb to the high-altitude Kuhleiten Hütte Mountain Hut (2,362 m). The route described has been marked as the “Kuhleiten Route” by the landlord of the Kuhleiten Mountain Hut using blue signposts.
On Thursdays and Fridays, preparation work is suspended along the “Kuhleiten Route” marked with blue signposts between 5.30 and 11 pm. Skiers are permitted to ascend via this route only from 5.30 pm. They must have completed their descent before 11 pm. Permitted descent route: St. Oswald Piste
> ski trail to the Rotwand Mountain Hut > Zuegg Mountain Hut > Falzeben. It is strictly forbidden to leave the marked descent route.
Use of head lamps is mandatory!
Tip: Away from the skiing area, there are more possibilities for back country skiers in the countryside. Please always take heed of Alpine dangers and use appropriate equipment!
Description to arrive at destination
On the MEBO (Highway Bolzano–Merano) you reach the slip road signposted MERANO SUD, follow the road to Merano, then on the right hand side in direction to Avelengo/Hafling, take the street on the left side to Falzeben, parking place in Falzeben.