Piz Motnair is a panoramic mountain high above Samnaun Dorf.
Distance 9.7 km
The hike begins leisurely uphill along the forest road through the Inn forest to Motta Saltuorn and on to Salantinas, where the view over Samnaun Dorf opens up. This is where the single trail begins along the grassy mountain flank, climbing steeply towards the summit. The panoramic view on the summit extends over the Samnaun valley, Zanders valley, Val Sampuoir and Val Maisas. Directly on the summit you can also observe edelweiss blooming. The descent follows the same route as the ascent.
AuthorTourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
Update: May 04, 2021
Rest StopFireplace Motta Saltuorn
Safety informationThe tour has been evaluated under favorable weather conditions. Current weather conditions and weather forecasts must be taken into account before the tour starts. This hike requires elementary alpine experience, orientation skills, hiking boots are recommended.
144 Emergency call, first aid
1414 Mountain rescue REGA
112 International emergency call
Tips and hintswww.samnaun.ch
- From north: via Landquart - Klosters by car transport through the Vereina tunnel Selfranga - From north: via Landquart - Klosters by car transport through the Vereina tunnel (Selfranga - Sagliains). Then take the H27 in the direction via Scuol and Martina to Vinadi. At the junction Vinadi to Samnaun (about 1 hour from Vereina Südportal)
- From the east: via the Inn valley road B180 via Landeck to Pfunds, junction Kajetansbrücke and via Spiss to Samnaun.
- From the south: via Reschenpass (Nauders) on B180 to Pfunds, junction Kajetansbrücke and via Spiss to Samnaun.
ParkingFree parking in Samnaun village (Chasa Riva, Musella or Votlas)
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EquipmentGood shoes, rain and sun protection, water bottle, bandages.
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