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Cima Canfedin

· 1 review · Snowshoeing · Altopiano della Paganella
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  • / Ciaspolada
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  • / Ciaspolada al tramonto
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  • / Panorama verso il Canfedin
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Wonderful snowshoeing that can be done only with an alpine guide. Unforgettable views on whole Trentino, a fantastic terrace!

 

 

moderate
Distance 6.5 km
3:30 h
287 m
287 m
2,026 m
1,745 m

Unforgettable excursion for good walkers: the gondola makes the walk very easier and you walk then on an almost flat track, which let you time to enjoy wonderful views.

 

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Author
Lorenzo Ventura
Update: January 17, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
2,026 m
Lowest point
1,745 m
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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) in case of accident: ask for help and call the number 112

 

It's often windy on the top; possibility of snow accumulation.

 

Attention: difficult excursion. Ask alpine guide for assistance

 

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.

Tips and hints

Touristboard Dolomiti Paganella

Start

Doss Pelà (1,771 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.145379, 11.021485
DMS
46°08'43.4"N 11°01'17.3"E
UTM
32T 656116 5112186
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Destination

Doss Pelà

Turn-by-turn directions

You reach Doss Pelà with the gondola from Andalo: there you go immediately right, downwards for a couple of meters and then you continue to the left, along an easy dirt road leading first to rifugio Bait del Germano and then to Cima Canfedin.

 

Attention: difficult excursion. Ask alpine guide for assistance

 

 

Note


all notes on protected areas

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 and Andalo.

Parking

Andalo town centre and at the departure of the cable way to mount Paganella.

Coordinates

DD
46.145379, 11.021485
DMS
46°08'43.4"N 11°01'17.3"E
UTM
32T 656116 5112186
w3w 
///doodled.lyricism.voyage
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Warm clothes, snowshoes, walking poles. We advice ARVA too.

Basic Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Snowshoes  
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Rating

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ilaria chini
February 23, 2019 · Community
Importante specificare che non si arriva fino al Bait del Germano, ma si svolta molto prima. La descrizione può essere mal interpretata. Itinerario splendido!
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sabato 23 febbraio 2019 22:06:43
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Marco D. Trento
January 22, 2018 · Community
Sarebbe una bella ciaspolata, ma esperienza totalmente rovinata dagli impianti sciistici. Passaggi obbligati sulle piste, é quasi impossibile tornare ad Andalo a piedi senza seguire le piste in certi tratti, personale che ci dice "in teoria non potreste neanche usare le ciaspole". La Paganella dovrebbe decidere se vuole I turisti ciaspolatori o no, non suggerire questi itinerari se poi non sono percorribili
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sabato 23 febbraio 2019 22:06:43
valle dell'Adige e Valsugana dalla Paganella

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.5 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
287 m
Descent
287 m
Highest point
2,026 m
Lowest point
1,745 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent

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