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Auf den Saun

Hiking trail · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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    Photo: Karin Leichter, alpenvereinaktiv.com
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    Photo: Karin Leichter, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Blick vom Gipfel auf den Sterzinger Talkessel
    Photo: Michael Bacher, AVS Sektion Sterzing
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    Photo: Karin Leichter, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Blick vom Saun zur Riedspitze (links) und dem Weißspitz (Bildmitte)
    Photo: Michael Bacher, AVS Sektion Sterzing
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    Photo: Karin Leichter, alpenvereinaktiv.com
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    Photo: Karin Leichter, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Alpenrosenblühen am Wegesrand
    Photo: Michael Bacher, AVS Sektion Sterzing
  • / Blick zum Saun, in der Bildmitte der Weißspitz
    Photo: Michael Bacher, AVS Sektion Sterzing
m 2000 1500 1000 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Jausenstation Braunhof Bahnhof in Sterzing Saun Prantneralm Jausenstation Braunhof Schloss Moos
difficult
Distance 14.3 km
6:40 h
1,235 m
1,235 m

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Michael Bacher
Update: September 16, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Saun, 2,062 m
Lowest point
Bahnhof Sterzing, 957 m
Best time of year
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Tips and hints

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Zugbahnhof Sterzing (959 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.896363, 11.440064
DMS
46°53'46.9"N 11°26'24.2"E
UTM
32T 685862 5196537
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Destination

Zugbahnhof Sterzing

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.896363, 11.440064
DMS
46°53'46.9"N 11°26'24.2"E
UTM
32T 685862 5196537
w3w 
///dryly.subgenre.sediment
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Wanderführer "Wandern ohne Auto - Wipptal" des Alpenverein Südtirol.

Author’s map recommendations

Tabacco Blatt 037 1:25.000 / Kompass WK 44 1:50.000 und WK 058 1:25.000 / mapgraphic WK 33 1:25.000 / freytag&bernd S 8 1:50.000

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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
  • Blister kit
  • 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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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
14.3 km
Duration
6:40 h
Ascent
1,235 m
Descent
1,235 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Insider tip Summit route

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