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Hike to the St. Helena Church

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closed
easy
Distance 3.2 km
1:00 h
127 m
50 m
This is an easy and esthetically very rewarding walking trail offering impressive landscape views that will take you to the little church of St. Helena, a sacred alpine structure with gothic frescos dating back to the 15th Century.
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,451 m
Lowest point
1,355 m
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Coordinates:
DD
46.413102, 11.430084
DMS
46°24'47.2"N 11°25'48.3"E
UTM
32T 686759 5142817
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Turn-by-turn directions

From the village center, proceed to the Café Luise and continue along the road until you come to the Hotel Pfösl. At this point, take the second path at the left and proceed along meadows and along forest trails upwards until you come to St. Helena.

Variation: At the Café Luise, when you pass the traffic island, turn left and proceed along Forest Trail [6A, H]. After 300 meters, turn right into Trail [H]. After reaching the Höfegruppe Gruben, turn left and proceed upwards along Forest Trail [H].

 

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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 (about 30 min. from highway toll booth). In the centre of Nova Ponente there is free parking directly at Piazza Gibitz, where the hike starts.

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

Coordinates

DD
46.413102, 11.430084
DMS
46°24'47.2"N 11°25'48.3"E
UTM
32T 686759 5142817
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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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Leonarda Vanicelli
August 12, 2018 · Community
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.2 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
127 m
Descent
50 m
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