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Adventure hiking trail "Kirchsteig"

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  • Adventuretrail Kirchsteig
    / Adventuretrail Kirchsteig
    Photo: Eggental Tourismus_Hofer Arnold, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
  • / Adventuretrail Kirchsteig
    Photo: Eggental Tourismus_Hofer Arnold, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
  • / Our nature solarium_station 1
    Photo: Eggental Tourismus_Arnold Hofer, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
  • / Bletterbach_station 4
    Photo: Eggental Tourismus_Arnold Hofer, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
  • / Our wooden fences_station 5
    Photo: Eggental Tourismus_Hofer Arnold, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
  • / Mining_station 6
    Photo: Eggental Tourismus_Hofer Arnold, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
  • / Watermilles_station 8
    Photo: Eggental Tourismus_Arnold Hofer, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
  • / Biodiversity_station 9
    Photo: Eggental Tourismus_Hofer Arnold, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
  • / Wild animales_station 11
    Photo: Eggental Tourismus_Arnold Hofer, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
  • / The history of the villagge and settlement
    Photo: Eggental Tourismus_Arnold Hofer, Eggental Tourismus Genossenschaft
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moderate
Distance 9.4 km
2:50 h
381 m
381 m
1,429 m
1,219 m

The Kirchsteig Adventure Trail invites walkers to learn about flora and fauna, agriculture and forestry in a fun and interactive way. Highlights include a listening station, a telescope, a wild animal memory game and a mill. A great day out for all the family!

Not suitable for bicycles and baby carriages!

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,429 m
Lowest point
1,219 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.414477, 11.425186
DMS
46°24'52.1"N 11°25'30.7"E
UTM
32T 686378 5142958
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Turn-by-turn directions

The circular hike starts directly at the village square in Deutschnofen and leads across the Höggerhof to the Wölflhof and back to the village square.

Nova Ponente, piazza Gibitz (1357 m) - turn left towards the Wölfl Hof - after 200 m turn left, Kirchsteig K - across meadows and beautiful farms - continue on trail [10] to
Högger Hof (1 h) - church path K, path [11B] - Wölfl Hof - path [E5] - village centre (2 h).

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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 right and continue to Nova Ponente/Deutschnofen (about 30 min. from highway toll booth).

At the roundabout at the beginning of the village go straight on and follow the main road through the village. The starting point "Gibitz square" is located in the centre of Nova Ponente, right next to the church.

With the public bus line 181 or 184; bus stop: church Nova Ponente/Deutschnofen; online bus timetables: www.suedtirolmobil.info/en/

Coordinates

DD
46.414477, 11.425186
DMS
46°24'52.1"N 11°25'30.7"E
UTM
32T 686378 5142958
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • 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
  • 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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Martin Kürschner 
August 14, 2021 · Community
When did you do this route? August 14, 2021

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.4 km
Duration
2:50 h
Ascent
381 m
Descent
381 m
Highest point
1,429 m
Lowest point
1,219 m
Family-friendly

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