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To the "Gurgl" gorge

Hiking trail · Vinschgau
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  • Gorge Gurgl Lasa/Laas
    / Gorge Gurgl Lasa/Laas
    Photo: Tourismusverein Schlanders-Laas, Schlanders-Laas im Nationalpark Stilfserjoch
  • / Gurgl Gorge
    Photo: Tourismusverein Schlanders-Laas, Schlanders-Laas im Nationalpark Stilfserjoch
  • / Gurgl Gorge
    Photo: Tourismusverein Schlanders-Laas (Verdross Walter), Schlanders-Laas im Nationalpark Stilfserjoch
  • / Gurgl Gorge
    Photo: Tourismusverein Schlanders-Laas, Schlanders-Laas im Nationalpark Stilfserjoch
  • / Gurgl Gorge
    Photo: Tourismusverein Schlanders-Laas, Schlanders-Laas im Nationalpark Stilfserjoch
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moderate
Distance 5.5 km
3:00 h
493 m
493 m



Excursion to the Valdaun creek to the gorge "Gurgl". The creek has here broken through the rock and a waterfall rushes down about 20-25 m. The hike in the shady Stelvio National Park is especially recommended on hot summe days.

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,359 m
Lowest point
866 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.615462, 10.700006
DMS
46°36'55.7"N 10°42'00.0"E
UTM
32T 630167 5163836
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Turn-by-turn directions

Path no. 12 - 5

Start at piazza Bagni in Lasa and go eastwards along via Bersaglio. Turn right into vicolo Fabbri and continue slightly upwards until the hiking path that takes you along the Valdaun stream to the „Gurgl“ gorge – a waterfall of 20-25 m. Continue uphill on the path with many bends until the Lasa Valley forest road.


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Getting there

From Reschen or Meran to Laas, Badplatz.

Coordinates

DD
46.615462, 10.700006
DMS
46°36'55.7"N 10°42'00.0"E
UTM
32T 630167 5163836
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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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
493 m
Descent
493 m

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