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Snow shoe hiking tour to the Bel Colle/Schönbichl

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Map / Snow shoe hiking tour to the Bel Colle/Schönbichl
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moderate
Distance 4.9 km
3:30 h
967 m
1 m
0 m
1,468 m

A beautiful snowshoe hike with moderate difficulty. The starting point is in Montassilone/Tesselberg, a fraction of Gais - accessible by car via Villa Ottone/Uttenheim or Perca/Percha. The hike starty by walking along a forest path from Montassilone village to Montassilone hut and lead from there on uphill terrain in a southeasterly direction to the summit of Bel Colle/Schönbichl (continuous marking no. 7). The summit offers panoramic views of the Dolomites, as well as on the main Alpine ridge and the Rieserferner group. Slope orientation: West Starting point: Montesillone/Tesselberg Highest point: 2452 Map/guide: Tabacco 033 Brunico/Bruneck und Umgebung

Before you start for a snowshoe hike you should always consult the avalanche report and weather report!

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
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Landscape
Highest point
0 m
Lowest point
1,468 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.828267, 11.984917
DMS
46°49'41.8"N 11°59'05.7"E
UTM
32T 727649 5190407
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all notes on protected areas

Getting there

How to Get There By car, it is easily accessible from the A22 (Brenner motorway), exit Bressanone/Brixen in Val Pusteria/Pustertal, Brunico/Bruneck, Perca/Percha, turn left to Montassilone/Tesselberg.

Coordinates

DD
46.828267, 11.984917
DMS
46°49'41.8"N 11°59'05.7"E
UTM
32T 727649 5190407
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///examiners.sinewy.soundest
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • 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 Snow Shoe Walking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Snowshoes  
  • 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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Rating

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Christian Oberem
April 02, 2016 · Community
When did you do this route? March 31, 2016

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
4.9 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
967 m
Descent
1 m
Lowest point
1,468 m
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1600 m 1800 m
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