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Andalo - Pegorar - Madonna di Loreto

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  • Andalo
    / Andalo
    Photo: ph. Frizzera, APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella
  • / Andalo
    Photo: ph. Frizzera, APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella
  • / Neve
    Photo: ph. Frizzera, APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella
  • / Cappella Madonna di Loreto
    Photo: ph. Giorgio e Veronica, APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella
  • / Andalo Life
    Photo: Andalo Life, APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella
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Medium walk for everybody. 
easy
Distance 3.9 km
1:15 h
145 m
162 m
1,152 m
1,007 m
Through the forest surrounding Andalo.

Author’s recommendation

The Via Crucis on the way back to Andalo.
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Author
Lorenzo Ventura
Update: November 05, 2020
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Plan dei Sarnacli, 1,152 m
Lowest point
Andalo - piazza Dolomiti, 1,007 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

 

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

Tourist Board Dolomiti Paganella

Start

Andalo - piazza Dolomiti (1,022 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.164151, 11.002603
DMS
46°09'50.9"N 11°00'09.4"E
UTM
32T 654605 5114235
w3w 
///workmanship.sailing.wittiest

Destination

Andalo - piazza Dolomiti

Turn-by-turn directions

From Piazza Dolomiti, in the town centre, you get to the sport-centre, Life Park; here, near the tennispitch, you go along way nr. 301 and in 10 minutes you reach Maso Pegorar. From here you follow the signs to Plan dei Sarnacli and Madonna di Loreto.

It is an easy walk through a beech wood: in about 40 minutes you reach Plan dei Sarnacli, and from here you can go down to Andalo along the Via Crucis.

 

 

Note


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Public transport

Trentino Trasporti - line 611 - Local train from Trento to Mezzolombardo (line Trento - Malé). From Mezzolombardo to Andalo take the bus. 

Getting there

If you come from the North side: At the roundabout near motorway exit you turn right on Mezzolombardo. After travel across the village, following the driving direction for Fai della Paganella - Andalo - Molveno 

 

If you come from the South side: From the motorway exit of Trento Nord you proceed on Val di Non e Altopiano della Paganella, at the exit of Mezzolombardo tunnel you turn on the right on SP 64. You proceed on Fai della paganella - Andalo direction

Coordinates

DD
46.164151, 11.002603
DMS
46°09'50.9"N 11°00'09.4"E
UTM
32T 654605 5114235
w3w 
///workmanship.sailing.wittiest
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Warm clothes, snowshoes, walking poles.

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • 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 Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.9 km
Duration
1:15 h
Ascent
145 m
Descent
162 m
Highest point
1,152 m
Lowest point
1,007 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly

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