Rotpleiskopf (2,936 m) via Gratweg trail and the PlanskopfLevel of difficulty: difficult / walking time: 4 1/2 hours (ascent only)
Starting point: Schönjochbahn mountain terminal
Character: A grand tour, requiring both good physical condition and surefootedness, an interesting route with lots of great views of splendid landscapes.
Description: From the Fisser Joch (F087) on the Gratweg trail no. 23 with lots of good views via Sattelköpfe (F110), Brunnenköpfe (S255) to Planskopf 2,804 m (S260). Continue to the Urgjoch (S271), from there at first an ascent, stay on the ridge, then go right below the Kübelgrubenkopf, traversing a steep flank (caution: snowfields, danger of slipping) to the Kübelgrubenscharte (S276). Here go left from the ridge, at first you descend a little, then ascend steeply up to the shoulder (S274) at the Blauen Kopf and on to the Rotpleiskopf (S275). Descent to the Ascherhütte or via Spinnseen lakes to the Urgtal valley (F106).