Circular hike to the alpine pasture Prato and Stelvio

Circular hike with fascinating view to the glacier worlds of the Ortler group.

General description

From the car park of the game animal enclosure above Stelvio/Stilfs, via an easy hiking trail to the Prader Alm Alpine pasture and to the Furkelhütte hut. 

Route description

Near the Furkel hut, trail no. 24 leads to the Kreuzeck, where the panoramic high mountain trail no. 4 branches off. On this trail, the route goes further to the Lower and Upper Stilfser Alm Alpine pastures. To reach the starting point, you walk back on trail no. 2

Description to arrive at destination

From Spondigna/Spondinig via the street to the Stelvio Pass SS 38 to Gomagoi, then right to Stelvio.


In order to get to the starting point, the parking area at the center of the village is the most suitable.

Public transport

If you do not want to travel to Stelvio by private car, you can use the pubblic transport. With the bus line 271 you get from Prato allo Stelvio/Spondigna to Stelvio in about 20 minutes. The bus stop is located directly at the beginning of Stelvio.

Safety instructions

All the informations about the hike is without guarantee. Hiker should look at the weather forecast and plan the tour as best as possible.

Duration 3:47 h
Length 12.042 km
Difficulty medium
Difference in height uphill 620 hm
Difference in height downhill 620 hm
Difference in height 2272 m
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