Winter hiking

Rossa - Camminata rigeneratrice

Winter hiking
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    Photo: Christian Vigne, Ente Turistico Regionale del Moesano
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Un percorso a stretto contatto con la natura nella meravigliosa Val Calanca. Partendo dal villaggio di Rossa, si segue il lungofiume fino al piccolo villaggio di Santa Domenica e ritorno verso Rossa passando per Augio.
Distance 8.9 km
2:40 h
175 m
171 m
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Author
Christian Vigne
Update: February 14, 2021
Highest point
1,106 m
Lowest point
994 m

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Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'729'738E 1'137'335N
DD
46.374845, 9.124926
DMS
46°22'29.4"N 9°07'29.7"E
UTM
32T 509607 5135704
w3w 
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Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'729'738E 1'137'335N
DD
46.374845, 9.124926
DMS
46°22'29.4"N 9°07'29.7"E
UTM
32T 509607 5135704
w3w 
///openly.starts.erupt
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Equipment

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
  • Blister kit
  • 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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Distance
8.9 km
Duration
2:40 h
Ascent
175 m
Descent
171 m

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