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Hiking trail

Scena to Saltusio via the "Maiser Waalweg" trail

Hiking trail · Meraner Land
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Map / Scena to Saltusio via the "Maiser Waalweg" trail
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easy
Distance 6.7 km
2:30 h
283 m
356 m
570 m
406 m
This easy, generally flat hike leads through the meadows and forests along the Maiser Waal irrigation channel and is especially popular with families who even enjoy walking the route on hot summer days. 
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
570 m
Lowest point
406 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.690160, 11.187180
DMS
46°41'24.6"N 11°11'13.8"E
UTM
32T 667238 5173056
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Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point of this family-friendly hike along the Maiser Waal irrigation channel is the tourist information office in Scena. Here Rothalerweg (road marked no. 10B) leads down to the Maiser Waalweg trail. This trail runs along its mostly shady route through mixed forest and orchards past the Waalerhaus (a hut for irrigation channel maintenance workers) as far as the Hirzer cable car to Saltusio. The return journey to the starting point in Scena is by public bus.

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Getting there

From Merano direction Scena.

Coordinates

DD
46.690160, 11.187180
DMS
46°41'24.6"N 11°11'13.8"E
UTM
32T 667238 5173056
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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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Difficulty
easy
Distance
6.7 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
283 m
Descent
356 m
Highest point
570 m
Lowest point
406 m

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