From the head of the valley in S. Maddalena/Val Casies Valley (1460m, refreshment stop, chargeable car park) hike along forest trail no. 49 to the Pidigalmen Messner Hütte (1660m, refreshment stop), Kradorfer Alm (1704m, refreshment stop), Oberbergalm (1975m, refreshment stop) and on to the Gsieser Törl (2205m). From there, take the newly routed former shepherd's and hunter's path no. 49 up to the Hochkreuz (2739m). The descent is via trail no. 12 through the Pfoital to the Talschlusshütte hut.