Montafoner Steinschafe | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH, Schruns - Patrick Säly

On mule trails to the Montafon stone sheep

Discover the ancient art of wool spinning

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23.06. - 29.09.2020 | tu

Bergbahnen Gargellen | Gargellen HNr. 89a | 6787 Gargellen

In Gargellen, the highest Montafoner place, it goes on Maisäßlandschaften and the former mule route Via Valtellina to the Montafoner Steinschafen, an exceptional domestic sheep breed. During a stopover on the Maisäß of Marlies Kuster you get an insight into the old art of wool spinning.

General information

Meeting place

09.45 am valley station Bergbahnen Gargellen


Gargellen – Sarotlamaisäß – Rüti – Neuberg – St. Gallenkirch


approx. 5 hours (pure walking time: approx. 3 hours)

Vertical metres
  • Ascent: approx. 170 vm
  • Descent: approx. 760 vm

no huts on the tour


until 8 p.m. the day before

  • 20 % reduction with the Montafon Guest Card (Montafon Guest Card must be presented)
  • Free of charge for guests from BergePLUS partner businesses (Montafon guest card with BergePLUS imprint must be presented)

services included

  • Hiking guide
  • Bring a rucksack with snacks/food and/or drinks as well as rain and sun protection
  • Walking shoes with profiled soles are required and children must be reasonably fit
  • Exit bus: Gargellen centre
  • free parking: Gargellen cable car valley station
    (it is advisable to travel by public bus)
  • Tours can take place in any weather conditions, short-term route changes are possible (due to the weather)
  • Dogs may not be brought along on this tour
  • Tour is not possible with pushchairs and/or pull-along carts

The registration is binding. Should you nevertheless be unable to attend at short notice, please cancel your registration with Montafon Tourism, Tel. +43 50 6686 or, so that another guest can take your place.

Your BergePLUS Team

Wolle spinnen | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Julia Eckert
Montafoner Steinschafe | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH, Schruns - Patrick Säly
Marlies Kuster | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Julia Eckert
Wolle spinnen | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Julia Eckert

Montafon Tourismus GmbH

Bergbahnen Gargellen | Gargellen HNr. 89a | 6787 Gargellen



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You can reach the Montafon tourism office service centre by telephone and email:

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