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Winter hiking

Circular winter hiking trail of Valles/Vals

Winter hiking · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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Gitschberg - Jochtal
  • Valles/Vals in winter
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Map / Circular winter hiking trail of Valles/Vals
m 1350 1300 1250 4 3 2 1 km
easy
Distance 4.7 km
1:00 h
113 m
113 m
1,383 m
1,270 m
Walk a beautiful circular hiking trail trough the Valley of Valles/Vals!
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,383 m
Lowest point
1,270 m
Best time of year
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.850277, 11.621562
DMS
46°51'01.0"N 11°37'17.6"E
UTM
32T 699857 5191863
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Turn-by-turn directions

From the station at the valley of the railway cable car Jochtal go on the right side of the river in direction to the village. Cross the bridge and go into direction of the Hotel Masl. Pass the church and go back to the start point.

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all notes on protected areas

Getting there

From Mühlbach on the street "Meransner Straße" to Valles/Vals. Pass the village and drive until the station at the valley of the railway cable car Jochtal.

Coordinates

DD
46.850277, 11.621562
DMS
46°51'01.0"N 11°37'17.6"E
UTM
32T 699857 5191863
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • 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 Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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
easy
Distance
4.7 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
113 m
Descent
113 m
Highest point
1,383 m
Lowest point
1,270 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
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