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Der Drei-Ferner-Weg von Trafoi

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  • Immer in Tuchfühlung mit dem Gletscher
    / Immer in Tuchfühlung mit dem Gletscher
    Photo: Walther Theiner, Archiv AVS-Sektion Prad
  • / Mächtige Gletscherhöhlen
    Photo: Walther Theiner, Archiv AVS-Sektion Prad
  • / Blickpunkt Gletscherlandschaft Ortlermassiv
    Photo: Walther Theiner, Archiv AVS-Sektion Prad
  • / Moränengelände
    Photo: Walther Theiner, Archiv AVS-Sektion Prad
  • / Brücke vor der Franzenshöhe
    Photo: Walther Theiner, Archiv AVS-Sektion Prad
  • / Ein Teil des Fernerwegs von der Stilfser-Joch-Straße aus gesehen
    Photo: Georg Pardeller, Archiv Georg Pardeller
  • / Blick von der Berglhütte auf die Gletscherwelt
    Photo: Archiv Berglhütte, Archiv Berglhütte
  • / Blick in Richtung Trafoi
    Photo: Archiv Berglhütte, Archiv Berglhütte
  • / Berglhütte
    Photo: Archiv Berglhütte, Archiv Berglhütte
  • / Nationalparkhaus naturatrafoi
    Photo: naturatrafoi, naturatrafoi
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    Photo: inetcons, suedtirolcom
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    Photo: inetcons, suedtirolcom
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    Photo: inetcons, suedtirolcom
m 2800 2600 2400 2200 2000 1800 1600 1400 1200 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Unterer Ortlerferner Madritschferner Kapelle Heilig-Drei-Brunnen Trafoierferner Berglhütte Bushaltestelle
difficult
Distance 12.2 km
5:00 h
1,200 m
525 m

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Walther Theiner, Alpenverein Südtirol - Sektion Prad
Update: April 18, 2016
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Unterer Ortlerferner, 2,412 m
Lowest point
Trafoi, 1,520 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Bushaltestell beim Hotel Post in Trafoi (1,516 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.552455, 10.510964
DMS
46°33'08.8"N 10°30'39.5"E
UTM
32T 615826 5156541
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Destination

Bushaltestelle Franzenshöhe

Turn-by-turn directions

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
46.552455, 10.510964
DMS
46°33'08.8"N 10°30'39.5"E
UTM
32T 615826 5156541
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Wanderführer "Wandern ohne Auto - Obervinschgau" des Alpenverein Südtirol.

Author’s map recommendations

Tabacco Blatt 08, 1:25.000 / Kompass WK 636, 1:25.000 oder WK 072, 1:50.000 / mapgrafics Nr. 04, 1:25.000 / freytag&bernd WKS 2 oder WKS 6, 1:50.000

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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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Sperre Dreifernerweg
Sperrung Dreifernerweg

Difficulty
difficult
Distance
12.2 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1,200 m
Descent
525 m
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