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Over Gschließegg to Sprechenstein castle

Hiking trail · Eisacktal/Südtirol · closed
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  • Sprechenstein castle Vipiteno Sterzing
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Map / Over Gschließegg to Sprechenstein castle
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closed
moderate
Distance 10.5 km
4:30 h
755 m
755 m
The trail leads from the pitoresque Prati village through the forest upwards to the Gschließegg panoramic point and further to Sprechenstein castle, where you will find a nice overview on the Vipiteno valley bottom.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
1,645 m
Lowest point
950 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.898705, 11.459138
DMS
46°53'55.3"N 11°27'32.9"E
UTM
32T 687306 5196843
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Turn-by-turn directions

Start by the Wiesen Comunal Park, over the bridge and along the road to the first turn. Furtheron on the "Prantlweg" trail to the "Schnaggweg" junction. Here following trail 4A upwards the forest on a steep trail until the forestal road (mark 4A). Turn on the left and up to the Gschließegg (1622m). In direction West along the Pfunderer Höhenweg trail to the "Pirchmahder" pastures and descent on mark 24 and 24B to Sprechenstein castle. Return to Wiesen on mark 24. Lunch possibility: Hofschenke Sprechenstein castle

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Getting there

Vipiteno - Prati - Parco Comunale.

Coordinates

DD
46.898705, 11.459138
DMS
46°53'55.3"N 11°27'32.9"E
UTM
32T 687306 5196843
w3w 
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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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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.5 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
755 m
Descent
755 m

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