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Snowshoe hike: Nova Levante to the Karer See/Lago di Carezza

Snowshoeing · Eggental
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    Photo: Laurin Moser_Eggental Tourismus, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
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easy
Distance 13.9 km
4:06 h
495 m
495 m
1,550 m
1,097 m

The Karer See is one of the most magnificent Alpine lakes, famed for its dark green water and the beautiful mountain backdrop.

 

Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
1,550 m
Lowest point
1,097 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.427373, 11.538341
DMS
46°25'38.5"N 11°32'18.0"E
UTM
32T 695027 5144664
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Turn-by-turn directions

The hike starts with snowshoes at the Civil Defence Centre in Nova Levante and leads along path [27] to the Stadl Alm hut. Then without snowshoes you take path [25]. Afterwards follow path [25A] and on path [8] you can again continue with snowshoes until you reach Lake Carezza. Return on the same path.

Alternative: Return by bus

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

Take highway´s exit “Bolzano Nord/Eggental”, turn right direction Bolzano/Bozen, after about 0,5 km on roundabout keep left and head towards Val d’Ega (SS 241). Keep driving up to Ponte Nova. At Ponte Nova’s crossroads, turn to the left and continue to Nova Levante until the cable car (about 20 min. from highway toll booth).

With the public bus line 180 or 184; bus stop: Centre of Nova Levante; online bus timetables: www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

Parking at the cable car.

Coordinates

DD
46.427373, 11.538341
DMS
46°25'38.5"N 11°32'18.0"E
UTM
32T 695027 5144664
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • 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 Snow Shoe Walking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Snowshoes  
  • 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
13.9 km
Duration
4:06 h
Ascent
495 m
Descent
495 m
Highest point
1,550 m
Lowest point
1,097 m

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