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WoodyWalk – A Circuit Trail on the Plose Mountain

Hiking trail · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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Along this high mountain trail, which is suitable for strollers, hikers enjoy magnificent views over the Dolomites with the Peitlerkofel, Aferer and Villnösser Geisler, Langkofel and Rosengarten mountains. There are multiple attractions in wood for young and old. There are tree trunk benches and wooden chairs on which to relax. All this makes the “WoodyWalk” route with panoramic views an exciting walk for families.
Distance 5 km
1:30 h
160 m
160 m
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Hubert Mair
Update: October 10, 2017
Highest point
2,190 m
Lowest point
2,017 m

Rest Stop



Valcroce, cableway mountain station (2,050 m) (2,029 m)
46.683750, 11.712295
46°41'01.5"N 11°42'44.3"E
32T 707413 5173594


Valcroce, cableway mountain station (2,050 m)

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Plose cable car mountain station (2,050m), footpath no. 17 runs above the chapel and the Geisler inn to the alpine meadows. There, the WoodyWalk trail leads past a variety of children’s play parks, then takes you on a leisurely walk on a dirt road in an easterly direction to the burnt-out ruin of the Alte Rossalm mountain hut (2,124m). The route signed as 17B continues further, then ascends to the left, curving (also suitable for strollers) to Rossalm mountain inn (2,180m). For the return route to the cable car mountain station, you can follow the Plose agricultural road no. 14.


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46.683750, 11.712295
46°41'01.5"N 11°42'44.3"E
32T 707413 5173594
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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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160 m
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