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Circular hike from Oberkirn to Stafellhütte mountain hut

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  • Grube - Stafellhütte – Oberkirn
    / Grube - Stafellhütte – Oberkirn
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Map / Circular hike from Oberkirn to Stafellhütte mountain hut
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closed
moderate
Distance 5.5 km
1:30 h
197 m
577 m
1,991 m
1,433 m
This easy circular hike is recommended for all those who enjoy a pleasant walk in beautiful natural surroundings. The Verdins cable car makes the climb easier; the rustic Stafellhütte mountain hut is an excellent place to stop for refreshments.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,991 m
Lowest point
1,433 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.733420, 11.240370
DMS
46°44'00.3"N 11°14'25.3"E
UTM
32T 671168 5177978
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Turn-by-turn directions

This leisurely mountain hike from Verdins to Oberkirn including cable car ascent starts at the mountain station of the Grube chairlift. From here follow marked trails no. 2 and 8A as far as Klammeben. Following the flat trail (no. 40), the route heads in a southerly direction to the Stafellhütte. After a rest in the serviced mountain hut, bear right along trail no. 7 back towards Grube and along the steep track no. 2 to Oberkirn again.

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Getting there

From Merano via Scena and Verdins to the valley station of the cable car Verdins-Talle.

Coordinates

DD
46.733420, 11.240370
DMS
46°44'00.3"N 11°14'25.3"E
UTM
32T 671168 5177978
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • 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
  • 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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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
197 m
Descent
577 m
Highest point
1,991 m
Lowest point
1,433 m

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