The miners path into the Röttal

Mining museum Prettau - Bergstöckl - Rötalm - Brugger Hütte - Mining museum

The miners path into the Röttal    
Altidude: 516 m
Altidude downhill: 516 m
Difficulty: medium
Start: car park near the Mining Museum in Prettau
End: car park near the Mining Museum in Prettau
Start
Start at 8.30 a.m. at the car park near the Mining Museum in Prettau, return at 5 p.m.

AdviceAs we walk along the “Knappensteig” path, passing by entrances to old mine galleries, we take a journey into the past and a time when the extraction of ore was just beginning. Above the tree line, we feast upon a richly diverse mountainous world — in one of the country’s most beautiful high valleys. The widespread distribution of the alpine cabins demonstrates the cultural imprint of people over centuries. The interesting remnants of glaciers can be seen in the form of old moraines at the “Röt” – and “Merb”alm cabin.

Path descriptionTake the signpost “mining path” from the Mining Museum right up to the “Rötalm” cabin (2,116 m). Take a narrow path to the „Brugger Alm” cabin then to the “Merbalm” cabin and on to the “Innerbichl Alm” hut. From there go on the ‘’Prettauer Höhenweg“ (high path of Prettau) back towards the starting point. Rest stop: Rötalm

Applications and information
At the tourist offices in Tauferer Ahrntal.
Cottages  
Malga Rossa/Rötalm
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    Phone hut: +39 0474 654 287
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