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Meriz - Malga Fai

Hiking trail · Altopiano della Paganella
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Map / Meriz - Malga Fai
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Easy walk on the slopes of Paganella.

moderate
3.1 km
1:16 h
248 m
248 m

Easy, but steep walk to Malga Fai, recently completely renewed. 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Malga Fai, 1670 m
Lowest point
Meriz, 1428 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

1) Prepare your itinerary

2) Choose an excursion appropiate for your real ability and training level 

3) Choose the fitting equimpent

4) Check the weather forecast 

5) Hiking alone is risky 

6) Give details about your itinerary and about the approximate hour of your return 

7) Do not hesitate to entrust you to an expert 

8) Pay attention to the indication and signals you will find along your journey 

9) Do not hesitate to retrace your steps

10) Ask for help and call the number 112 

 

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Equipment

Trek/gym shoes.

Tips, hints and links

Tourist Board Dolomiti Paganella

Start

Meriz (1432 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.163872, 11.049484
UTM
32T 658225 5114296

Destination

Malga Fai

Turn-by-turn directions

Easy, but steep walk to Malga Fai, recently completely renewed. You can easily get to Meriz using the chairlift from Fai della Paganella/Santel; from Meriz you walk along an easy fire road up to Malga Fai. The road is steep, but it does not present any difficulty and therefore it is suitable for families with children too.

Public transport

Trentino Trasporti - line 611

Getting there

From the motorway exit Trento nord we drive direction val di Non and Altopiano della Paganella; just afer the long tunnel by Mezzolombardo, we turn right (SP 64), to Fai della Paganella.

Parking

Fai della Paganella: departure of the chairlift Santel - Meriz.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Map "Camminare", for free at Dolomiti Paganella tourist offices.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.1 km
Duration
1:16 h
Ascent
248 m
Descent
248 m
In and out With refreshment stops Family friendly Mountain railway ascent/descent

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