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Il Pinguino

Snowshoeing · Altopiano della Paganella
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Have you ever tried snowshoeing? Come visit us, this trail is suitable for everyone!

 

 

easy
Distance 0.6 km
0:15 h
31 m
5 m
1,370 m
1,339 m
This location is great for a first approach to this winter technique; snowshoeing for the whole family!

Author’s recommendation

Biblioigloo, a library on the mountain (1333m.): an igloo with books and activities for children, boys and families.

 

 

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Author
Lorenzo Ventura
Update: November 04, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
1,370 m
Lowest point
1,339 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Dirt road 19.63%Path 35.24%Unknown 45.12%
Dirt road
0.1 km
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0.2 km
Unknown
0.3 km
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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

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

Snowshoe rental service close to Biblioigloo, just arrival of the cable.

Start

Andalo - Prati di Gaggia (1,338 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.149470, 10.995850
DMS
46°08'58.1"N 10°59'45.1"E
UTM
32T 654125 5112591
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Destination

Andalo - Prati di Gaggia

Turn-by-turn directions

Follow the penguin in the woods and discover the traces of animals on the snow that live in the mountains, enjoying the silence among the trees. Just some meters from Andalo town centre (Laghet), we catch the cableway to Prati di Gaggia (1330m.); it takes just a couple of minutes to get to our destination. The snowshoeing track "Il Pinguino" begins at the arrival of the cableway: 1,5km., average gradient 8%, starting from 1333m. and getting to 1390m. 

 

 

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 swimming pool closed to the crossing ski slope.

Coordinates

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46.149470, 10.995850
DMS
46°08'58.1"N 10°59'45.1"E
UTM
32T 654125 5112591
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Warm clothes, snoweshoes, walking poles.

Questions and answers

Question from Barbara Peverati · December 28, 2019 · Community
Sono ammessi cani a fare il percorso ?
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Sì, sono ammessi, naturalmente, se liberi, meglio con museruola.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
0.6 km
Duration
0:15 h
Ascent
31 m
Descent
5 m
Highest point
1,370 m
Lowest point
1,339 m
Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Cableway ascent/descent

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