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Piz Rims im Winter:

Snowshoeing · Sesvenna Group
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  • Die Alte Pforzheimer Hütte mit dem Pforzheimer See.
    / Die Alte Pforzheimer Hütte mit dem Pforzheimer See.
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  • / Winterfreuden auf der Sesvennahütte
    Photo: Thomas Engl, alpenvereinaktiv.com
  • / Sesvennahütte
    Photo: Sektion Mals, ÖAV-Hüttenfinder
m 3400 3200 3000 2800 2600 2400 2200 2000 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 km Sesvenna Joch (Fuorcla Sesvenna) Piz Rims (3.064 m) Sesvennahütte AVS Sesvennahütte AVS Sesvennahütte Sesvennahütte
moderate
Distance 8.6 km
4:30 h
870 m
870 m
3,052 m
2,260 m
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Bruno Kohl 
Update: March 21, 2019
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
3,052 m
Lowest point
2,260 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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Dec
Cardinal direction
NESW

Rest Stop

Sesvennahütte
Sesvenna hut AVS

Start

Sesvenna Hütte (2,259 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.734705, 10.435511
DMS
46°44'04.9"N 10°26'07.8"E
UTM
32T 609673 5176684
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Destination

Sesvenna Hütte

Note


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Coordinates

DD
46.734705, 10.435511
DMS
46°44'04.9"N 10°26'07.8"E
UTM
32T 609673 5176684
w3w 
///contractors.cautious.educators
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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • 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

Technical Equipment for Snow Shoe Walking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Snowshoes  
  • 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
8.6 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
870 m
Descent
870 m
Highest point
3,052 m
Lowest point
2,260 m
Out and back
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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