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Circular hike via Bergsee lake to Pfaffensee lake

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Distance 15.7 km
6:00 h
1,033 m
1,032 m
Circular hike past the romantic Bergsee lake onto the hiking paradise Watles and back via Prämajur.
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difficult
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Highest point
2,241 m
Lowest point
1,207 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.711150, 10.528590
DMS
46°42'40.1"N 10°31'42.9"E
UTM
32T 616836 5174200
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Turn-by-turn directions

Start is the trail no. 4 at the information office in Burgusio/Burgeis, which leads up to the Bergsee lake. Once there, keep right and walk past Platzeralm alpine pasture (not open to the public) to the Pfaffensee lake. Trail no. 4A and no. 3 lead down to the Plantapatschhütte hut at the mountain station of the chairlift Watles. Continue on the trail no. 2A to Prämajur, the descent is via the Röfenhöfe on trail no. 2 to the monastery Marienberg and to Burgeis/ Burgusio back to the starting point.
 
Refreshments: Plantapatschhütte hut, Höferalm alpine pasture, in the restaurants in Burgusio/Burgeis and Prämajur

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Coordinates

DD
46.711150, 10.528590
DMS
46°42'40.1"N 10°31'42.9"E
UTM
32T 616836 5174200
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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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Alexander Krauberger 
October 21, 2020 · Community
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
15.7 km
Duration
6:00 h
Ascent
1,033 m
Descent
1,032 m

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