LogoSouth Tyrol - The other side of Italy
Plan a route here Copy route
Snowshoeing

Winter hiking with snowshoes from Huber Kreuz to Unterhorn

Snowshoeing · Eisacktal/Südtirol · closed
Responsible for this content
Klausen, Barbian, Villanders, Feldthurns
  • Alps of Barbian
    / Alps of Barbian
    Photo: Wolfgang Gafriller, Klausen, Barbian, Villanders, Feldthurns
Map / Winter hiking with snowshoes from Huber Kreuz to Unterhorn
m 2200 2000 1800 1600 1400 1200 1000 800 600 400 10 8 6 4 2 km
closed
moderate
Distance 10.7 km
4:00 h
640 m
640 m
2,261 m
1,621 m
The hiking tour on the Alps of Barbian starts at the Huber Kreuz (1621 m). From here we go to „Merlboden“ on trail nr 4. Then it continues to go round the Oberes Horn to the Unteres Horn (2044 m). There is a stop off. After the refreshment begins the descent. It goes down to „Pennleger“ (1847 m) and on trail nr 3B to the Huber Kreuz.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,261 m
Lowest point
1,621 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.602887, 11.519739
DMS
46°36'10.4"N 11°31'11.1"E
UTM
32T 692976 5164120
w3w 
///appreciation.dubbing.hoist

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

Ab Barbian über die Barbianer Almstraße bis Parkplatz Huber Kreuz erreichbar; bei normalem Schneefall wird die Straße geräumt.

Coordinates

DD
46.602887, 11.519739
DMS
46°36'10.4"N 11°31'11.1"E
UTM
32T 692976 5164120
w3w 
///appreciation.dubbing.hoist
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.

Questions and answers

Ask the first question

Would you like to the ask the author a question?


Rating

Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.


Photos from others


Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.7 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
640 m
Descent
640 m
Highest point
2,261 m
Lowest point
1,621 m
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

Avalanche conditions

·

Statistics

  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
Features
Maps and trails
Distance  km
Duration : h
Ascent  m
Descent  m
Highest point  m
Lowest point  m
Push the arrows to change the view