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Back- country skiing in Tolvà valley

Back-country skiing · Pieve Tesino
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  • Ciaspole in Val Tolvà
    / Ciaspole in Val Tolvà
    Photo: Cristina Facen, CC BY-SA, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • / Ciaspole in Val Tolvà
    Photo: Cristina Facen, CC BY-SA, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • / Ciaspole in Val Tolvà
    Photo: Cristina FAcen, CC BY-SA, APT Valsugana e Lagorai
  • / bivacco malga tolvà
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An easy itinerary starting from the path above the camping area Val Malene. This path is perfect for snowshoeing or crountry skiing in winter. 
moderate
Distance 7.4 km
3:00 h
428 m
428 m
The pure and white snow and its reflections will be tha landscape of your excursion to Malga Tolvà 
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Author
APT Valsugana
Update: January 21, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,551 m
Lowest point
1,123 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Check the weather forecast before leaving,

Please remember that it is mandatory having winter tyres or snow chains

Remember - Shovel, Probe and ARTVA (Avalanche swamped searching engine).

It is a well-trod path

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Tips and hints

www.visitvalsugana.it

Start

Val Malene camping (1,123 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.112690, 11.619785
DMS
46°06'45.7"N 11°37'11.2"E
UTM
32T 702441 5109905
w3w 
///midmorning.crinkly.pivoting

Destination

Val Malene camping

Turn-by-turn directions

This is a nice itinerary, suitable for starters als well. The itinerary starts just above the ValMalene camping and you just need to follow the signs to Val di Tolvà. The path is quite flat and arrives at the fields of Tolvà Bivaque. If you want to, you can go on and reach forcella Regana.

To return follow the same way back.

 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
46.112690, 11.619785
DMS
46°06'45.7"N 11°37'11.2"E
UTM
32T 702441 5109905
w3w 
///midmorning.crinkly.pivoting
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

www.visitvalsugana.it

Equipment

Usual winter clothes

Basic Equipment for Ski Touring

  • Ski Helmet
  • Goggles
  • Sunglasses
  • 2 pairs of Gloves: lightweight, breathable and windproof for going uphill, regular ski gloves for downhill
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Additional warm jacket
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Lightweight wind- and waterproof ski pants
  • 20 to 28 liter rucksack, preferably backcountry type
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • 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 Ski Touring

  • Ski touring boots
  • Ski touring bindings to fit boots
  • Ski touring skins to fit skis
  • Skis
  • Ski poles, preferably telescopic type
  • Avalanche safety equipment to consider: beacon, avalanche probe, avalanche shovel
  • Ski touring crampons
  • Crevasse rescue kit
  • Ski touring harness
  • Light ice axe
  • Ski touring ropes
  • Avalanche airbag backpack
  • 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
7.4 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
428 m
Descent
428 m
Scenic Family-friendly Forest roads Clear area Forest

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