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Hiking trail

From Stein to Pfitscherhoch lakes

Hiking trail · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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  • Pfitscher Joch Pfitsch joke Sterzing
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Map / From Stein to Pfitscherhoch lakes
m 2200 2000 1800 1600 1400 8 6 4 2 km
moderate
Distance 9.1 km
3:50 h
900 m
900 m
2,288 m
1,530 m
From Stein on trail 3 upwards through the wood and then on the steep serpentines passing the forrestal pass road and some old military constructions to the Pfitscherjochhaus mountain hut (2288m). Furtheron on trail 3 to the Pfitsch joke (2248m), there at left for a short part on the Landshuter Höhenweg to the Pfitscherjoch lakes (2237m). Lunch possibilities: Pfitscherjoch-Haus, Gasthof Stein
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
2,288 m
Lowest point
1,530 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.979073, 11.631180
DMS
46°58'44.7"N 11°37'52.2"E
UTM
32T 700110 5206199
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Coordinates

DD
46.979073, 11.631180
DMS
46°58'44.7"N 11°37'52.2"E
UTM
32T 700110 5206199
w3w 
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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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.1 km
Duration
3:50 h
Ascent
900 m
Descent
900 m
Highest point
2,288 m
Lowest point
1,530 m

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