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Tracing the herders

Hiking trail · Südtirols Süden
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Ritten
  • Renon
    / Renon
    Photo: TV Ritten, Ritten
  • herders Ritten Renon
    / herders Ritten Renon
    Photo: Franz Hermeter, Ritten
  • / Renon, herders
    Photo: Franz Hermeter, Ritten
  • / Hirtensteig
    Photo: TV Ritten, Ritten
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moderate
Distance 2.4 km
0:50 h
204 m
1 m
1,696 m
1,491 m
Dear hiker, can i give you a hiking tip? The "Hirtensteig" themed path offers you an understanding of the herder's life, the livestock and the special features of one of the largest community alpine pasture systems in Europe not just today but also in the distant past at five stations along the trail. 
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,696 m
Lowest point
1,491 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.568827, 11.448933
DMS
46°34'07.8"N 11°26'56.2"E
UTM
32T 687671 5160164
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Coordinates

DD
46.568827, 11.448933
DMS
46°34'07.8"N 11°26'56.2"E
UTM
32T 687671 5160164
w3w 
///sponging.blabbed.beamed
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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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2.4 km
Duration
0:50 h
Ascent
204 m
Descent
1 m
Highest point
1,696 m
Lowest point
1,491 m
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