~ Hiking and mountaineering in the Dolomites in the Catinaccio area ~

Enjoy endless hiking possibilities - Hiking is healthy and a special pleasure in the holiday region Sciliar - Catinaccio

In South Tyrol hiking is a real pleasure during every season and at every altitude.
High mountain peaks, climbing paths, vineyards, nature parks, pastures and hiking-trails are waiting for you to be explored! Experience the fascination of the mountains and discover the treasures of nature. Enjoy the spectacular and manifold landscapes of South Tyrol and the peaceful and relaxing atmosphere
The unique scenery of the Dolomites is in the background of the charming mountain village Tires (1028 m) with S. Cipriano and Weisslahnbad. Far away from noise, traffic jam and mass tourism you can observe mountain goats or golden eagles and perceive some Edelweiss and Mountain Orchids. You can enjoy walking tours and escape the daily stress.
The Hotel Weisslahnbad in Tires is an ideal starting point for hiking or climbing tours, especially within the Catinaccio and Sciliar region, as well as in the Dolomites. Beginners or advanced hikers and climbers, everybody finds "her/his" path or "her/his" mountain peak.
A shuttle bustakes you several times a week safely through the area, so that you have the opportunity to discover every single corner.
A variety of vehicles take you effortless to the top.

Some hiking proposals:
"Over the Passo delle Coronelle to the Rifugio Bergamo (Grasleiten)"
Long walk along the Catinaccio massif

Hiking path description: Take the bus to the Frommer Alm and then the Laurin-chairlift to the Kölner hut/ Rifugio Fronza. Ascent along path no. 550 to Passo delle Coronelle (Tschagerjoch), continue to Vajolet hut and over the Passo del Principe (Grasleitenpass) down to the Rifugio Bergamo (Grasleiten hut). On trail no. 3 through the valley Ciamin (Tschamintal) you will return directly to the hotel. About 6 hours of walking.
Haniger Schwaige
Hike for families

The Haniger Schwaige is located in the Sciliar-Catinaccio Nature Park. It can be reached from the hairpin bend no. 8 on street Niger/Nigra between San Cipriano and the Nigerjoch/Passo Nigra on the hiking trail no. 7 in about 60 minutes or from the free parking / bus stop at the Passo Nigra on trail number 1 and 7 in about 2 hours. It can be also reaches directly from the Hotel Weisslahnbad on trail number 12 and 7 in about 2.5-3 hours.
Through the Ciamin valley to the Alpe di Tires on the Alpe di Siusi

Hiking-path description:
The hiking trail no. 3 leads directly into the wild and romantic Ciamin valley (Tschamintal). After about 2.5 hours you reach a crossroad, where you walk on the left through the so-called Buco dell’Orso (Bärenloch). After another 1.5 hours, you will reach the Rifugio Alpe di Tires (Tierser Alpl). Descent over the Alpe di Siusi to Compatsch (2 hours circa) where you take the funicular to Siusi and the bus back to the hotel.
To the “Schönblick” guest house

Hiking-path description:
Starting from the hotel on the hiking trail number 6 you reach after approx. 1.5 hours the mountain guest house Schönblick in Aica di Fiè (Völser Aicha).
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