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Winter hiking

Winter hiking trail to Sasso/Stein

Winter hiking · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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  • Pfitsch winter hiking trail
    / Pfitsch winter hiking trail
    Photo: TV Sterzing (Klaus Peterlin/allesfoto.com), Sterzing
Map / Winter hiking trail to Sasso/Stein
m 1550 1500 1450 1400 3,5 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
easy
Distance 3.8 km
2:00 h
123 m
14 m
1,556 m
1,447 m
Winter hiking trail in the natural Pfitsch valley, a real winter wonderland.
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,556 m
Lowest point
1,447 m
Best time of year
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Coordinates:
DD
46.968100, 11.602850
DMS
46°58'05.2"N 11°36'10.3"E
UTM
32T 697996 5204907
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Coordinates

DD
46.968100, 11.602850
DMS
46°58'05.2"N 11°36'10.3"E
UTM
32T 697996 5204907
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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
3.8 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
123 m
Descent
14 m
Highest point
1,556 m
Lowest point
1,447 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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