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Mountain tour

Covolo lakes circular hike

Mountain tour · Vinschgau
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Distance 10.4 km
5:30 h
970 m
970 m
A one-day tour on the Nörderberg mountain from Castelbello–Ciardes/Kastelbell–Tschars to the impressive mountain lakes.
Difficulty
difficult
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Highest point
2,427 m
Lowest point
1,473 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.587000, 10.934060
DMS
46°35'13.2"N 10°56'02.6"E
UTM
32T 648165 5161087
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Turn-by-turn directions

Start at the "old sawmill" parking and take path no. 3 upwards to Malga di Lacinigo. Continue until the timberline until shortly below the ridge where you see a signpost ("Zu den Kofelraster Seen"-to the Covolo lakes). Follow the path until the crest and descend to the two lakes. For the descent take path no. 9 that starts at the already mentioned signpost. Follow this path until the junction with no. 9a that takes you to Malga di Marzon. Return to your starting point at the "old sawmill" parking on the forest road no. 7.

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Getting there

Castelbello center, right uphill to Montefranco. After the last farms a small road (no pavement) bring you to the to the "old sawmill" parking.

Coordinates

DD
46.587000, 10.934060
DMS
46°35'13.2"N 10°56'02.6"E
UTM
32T 648165 5161087
w3w 
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Mountain 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
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Climbing helmet as required
  • 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
difficult
Distance
10.4 km
Duration
5:30 h
Ascent
970 m
Descent
970 m

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