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Winter hiking tour to the alpine lodge Gitschhütte

Winter hiking · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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Map / Winter hiking tour to the alpine lodge Gitschhütte
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easy
Distance 0.8 km
0:24 h
122 m
5 m
2,211 m
2,088 m
Enjoy the breath-taking view over the South Tyrolean alps from the alpine logde Gitschhütte!
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,211 m
Lowest point
2,088 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.845757, 11.684397
DMS
46°50'44.7"N 11°41'03.8"E
UTM
32T 704664 5191522
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Turn-by-turn directions

Take the railway cable car from Maranza/Meransen to the mountain station of the railway cable car. Continue on the prepared winter hiking trail up to the alpine lodge Gitschhütte!

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all notes on protected areas

Getting there

From Rio di Pusteria/Mühlbach to Maranza/Meransen (7,5 km) to station at the valley of the railway cable car Gitschberg.

Coordinates

DD
46.845757, 11.684397
DMS
46°50'44.7"N 11°41'03.8"E
UTM
32T 704664 5191522
w3w 
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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
0.8 km
Duration
0:24 h
Ascent
122 m
Descent
5 m
Highest point
2,211 m
Lowest point
2,088 m
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