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Hiking trail

From Borgone to the Simile Mahd Alm

Hiking trail · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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Map / From Borgone to the Simile Mahd Alm
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Distance 15.7 km
7:15 h
1,857 m
1,857 m
The hike starts by the Borgone hamlet, near the Vizze high valley entrance, and runs through the Borgone valley up to the timberline. The path crosses the interesting limestone sources of Borgone. The trail is passing some mountain huts (no service) and crosses the northern hill of the Finsterstern summit and leads along a joke to the Simile Mahd Alm mountain hut (2011m).
Difficulty
difficult
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Highest point
2,518 m
Lowest point
1,373 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.936392, 11.531718
DMS
46°56'11.0"N 11°31'54.2"E
UTM
32T 692699 5201207
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Turn-by-turn directions

Start by the Burgum hamlet on the trail 2 along the Burgum valley. Before arriving to the Sterzinger Hütte mountain hut turn right on trail 21 and follow the trail to the Simile Mahd Alm. Lunch possibilities: Simile Mahd Alm.

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Getting there

Vipiteno - Prati - Val di Vizze - Borgone.

Coordinates

DD
46.936392, 11.531718
DMS
46°56'11.0"N 11°31'54.2"E
UTM
32T 692699 5201207
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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
  • Blister kit
  • 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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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
15.7 km
Duration
7:15 h
Ascent
1,857 m
Descent
1,857 m

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