How do you involve both young and old during an excursion in Sterzing Ratschings / Vipiteno Racines? By choosing the circular hike around Rosskopf / Monte Cavallo which, with its numerous attractions such as the mini zoo, mountain huts and alpine pastures, offers you the chance to spend a day of adventure in close contact with nature. There is no better way to spend a holiday in South Tyrol.

Difficulty level: medium
Start: Mountain station of Rosskopf cableway
Route: 5.3 km
Hiking time: 2 hours
Altitude difference: 260 m uphill / 260 m downhill

The circular hike around Rosskopf (No. 24) in the Sterzing Ratschings hiking area is an exciting experience for adults, children and all outdoor lovers. The hike starts at the mountain station of Rosskopf cable car (1860 m) and leads along trail no. 19 to the Rossy Park Mini-Zoo. From here we climb northwards to the Kastellacke biotope (1930 m), a small protected mountain lake. From up here the view sweeps over the South Tyrolean mountain scenery. Simply beautiful and breathtaking! A gentle downhill leads to the idyllic mountain village of Vallming (1814 m). The return route of this incredible hike in Sterzing Ratsching runs a little higher on the north side, across the northeast ridge of Rosskopf (2001 m, highest point) to the Sterzinger Haus Hotel (1930 m). Follow path no. 24 and pass the Sternhütte hut (2030 m) to the top station of the Rosskopfcable car.