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E5 Variante: Zu Fuß über die Alpen: Meran-Bozen

Long distance hiking trail · Meraner Land
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Map / E5 Variante: Zu Fuß über die Alpen: Meran-Bozen
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moderate
Distance 43 km
13:59 h
2,006 m
2,043 m
2,085 m
265 m

Author’s recommendation

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Kreuzjoch, 2,085 m
Lowest point
Bozen Bahnhof, 265 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Start

Meran 2000 (301 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.673570, 11.149642
DMS
46°40'24.9"N 11°08'58.7"E
UTM
32T 664418 5171134
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Destination

Bozen Bahnhof

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.673570, 11.149642
DMS
46°40'24.9"N 11°08'58.7"E
UTM
32T 664418 5171134
w3w 
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Hikes

  • 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

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • 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
43 km
Duration
13:59 h
Ascent
2,006 m
Descent
2,043 m
Highest point
2,085 m
Lowest point
265 m
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