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Winter hiking tour to the Fane Alp

Winter hiking · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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Gitschberg - Jochtal
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Map / Winter hiking tour to the Fane Alp
m 1700 1600 1500 1400 1300 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
moderate
Distance 2.8 km
1:07 h
311 m
2 m
1,694 m
1,383 m
Experience the beautiful alpine village Fane Alp also in winter!
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,694 m
Lowest point
1,383 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.857668, 11.621325
DMS
46°51'27.6"N 11°37'16.8"E
UTM
32T 699812 5192683
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Turn-by-turn directions

Hike from the parking lot at the end of the valley Valles/Vals on the winter hiking trail to the unique alpine Village Fane Alp. One alpine lodge is also open during winter, open for a special South-Tyrolean dish or a warm drink.

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all notes on protected areas

Getting there

Drive from Rio di Pusteria/Mühlbach to Valles/Vals. Drive by the village and the station at the valley of the skiing area Gitschberg Jochtal and after 5 kilometres you are arriving at the parking lot at the end of the valley near the alpine lodge Kurzkofelhütte.

Coordinates

DD
46.857668, 11.621325
DMS
46°51'27.6"N 11°37'16.8"E
UTM
32T 699812 5192683
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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
moderate
Distance
2.8 km
Duration
1:07 h
Ascent
311 m
Descent
2 m
Highest point
1,694 m
Lowest point
1,383 m
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