- You're facing an uphill climb of 530 vertical meters on this hike. The high point of the hike is located at an elevation of 6562 ft.
- You're traveling a distance of 6 miles on this easy trail. The hike is therefore not too long. The average length of all hikes in South Tyrol is 7 miles.
- This easy hike is perfect for the whole family. What’s even better: You can also bring the family’s best friend on this dog friendly hike. (See all dog friendly hikes in South Tyrol.)
- In case of good weather conditions, the hike can also be done without bringing your hiking boots. There are places to buy beverages and food along the track. However it’s always recommended to bring enough water and food along with you.
Along this hiking path, which leads through forests and meadows, you can enjoy the magnificent view of the capital of South Tyrol, Bolzano/Bozen.Route: Passo Nigra/Niger Pass (1.690m) – path n. 7 – Malga Baumann (1.826m) – Malga Haniger (1.904m) – same way back
Where to eat
Malga Haniger Schwaige
Nova Levante/Welschnofen – cable car – Malga Frommer – Malga Messner Joch – path n. 1 – path n. 7 – Malga Haniger.
Take highway's exit “Bolzano Nord/Eggental”, turn right direction Bolzano/Bozen, after about 0,5 km on roundabout keep left and head towards Val d’Ega (SS 241). Keep driving up to Ponte Nova. At Ponte Nova’s crossroads, turn to the left and continue to Nova Levante and than in direction to Passo Nigra (about 40 min. from highway toll booth).