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Hike to the spring "Ferchwasser"

Hiking trail · Eisacktal/Südtirol · closed
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Sterzing
  • Ferchwasser Rosskopf / Monte Cavallo
    / Ferchwasser Rosskopf / Monte Cavallo
    Photo: TG Sterzing Pfitsch Freienfeld, Sterzing
  • Hiking Ferchwasser
    / Hiking Ferchwasser
    Photo: TG Sterzing Pfitsch Freienfeld, Sterzing
  • / Mountain huts Rosskopf Monte Cavallo
    Photo: TG Sterzing Pfitsch Freienfeld, Sterzing
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closed
easy
Distance 6.7 km
2:40 h
329 m
329 m
2,020 m
1,856 m
Easy, comfortable hike at Rosskopf / Monte Cavallo near Sterzing / Vipiteno to the spring "Ferchwasser" which cures the body and the spirit.
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,020 m
Lowest point
1,856 m
Best time of year
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.912663, 11.397745
DMS
46°54'45.6"N 11°23'51.9"E
UTM
32T 682583 5198249
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Turn-by-turn directions

Start by the mountain station along the hike "Ridnauner Höhenweg" to the Ochsenalm mountain hut. Afterwards on the right along the hike no. 23 upwards to the spring. Return on the same trail.

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Getting there

From North: Innsbruck, Brennero, Vipiteno/Sterzing. From South: Bolzano, Bressanone, Vipiteno/Sterzing. The Rosskopf/Monte Cavallo valley station is located in the north of the town.

Coordinates

DD
46.912663, 11.397745
DMS
46°54'45.6"N 11°23'51.9"E
UTM
32T 682583 5198249
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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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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
6.7 km
Duration
2:40 h
Ascent
329 m
Descent
329 m
Highest point
2,020 m
Lowest point
1,856 m

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