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Winter hiking trail to the Platterhof mountain inn

Winter hiking · Kronplatz
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Tauferer Ahrntal
  • Winterwanderung zum Berggasthof Platterhof
    / Winterwanderung zum Berggasthof Platterhof
    Photo: TV Ahrntal - Mapgraphic Eppan (BZ), Tauferer Ahrntal
Map / Winter hiking trail to the Platterhof mountain inn
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moderate
Distance 5.8 km
2:00 h
253 m
253 m
Breath the sparkling air and enjoy the silence of nature!
 
Altitude: 1015 m - 1234 m 
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,234 m
Lowest point
1,015 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.979215, 11.940098
DMS
46°58'45.2"N 11°56'24.4"E
UTM
32T 723602 5207050
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Turn-by-turn directions

Tourist Information San Giovanni-St. Johann - mountain road from Baumannhof - in direction of the mountain inn Platterhof

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

Brunico-Bruneck - San Giovanni-St. Johann 23 km

Coordinates

DD
46.979215, 11.940098
DMS
46°58'45.2"N 11°56'24.4"E
UTM
32T 723602 5207050
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
  • Blister kit
  • 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
5.8 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
253 m
Descent
253 m
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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