The Alps of Villanders are one of the lesser known winter sports areas in South Tyrol.
Best time of year
This snowshoe walk to the Rittner Horn mountain starts at the Gasserhütte mountain hut. Follow the prepared winter hiking trail first to the Mair in Plun and from there to the Gasteiger Sattel saddle. Keep following the winter trail as far as the Rittner Horn. Refreshments are available en route at the Mair in Plun hut, Oberes Horn Haus and Gasserhütte. Return is by the same route.
all notes on protected areas
From Chiusa to Villandro/Villanders, then turn right following the signs to the Alps of Villandro/Villanders since the parking area Malga Gasser.