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Snowshoeing

Platschjoch Panoramic Trail in Racines/Ratschings-Giovo/Jaufen

Snowshoeing · Eisacktal/Südtirol
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Ratschings–Jaufen
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Map / Platschjoch Panoramic Trail in Racines/Ratschings-Giovo/Jaufen
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easy
Distance 5.4 km
3:00 h
100 m
145 m
1,886 m
1,791 m
This easy hike starts at the top of the Ratschings-Jaufen cable car. The trail leads with gentle inclines to the Kalcheralm Alpine farm (refreshments available). From there it continues to the Jaufenpassstraße road, which you cross and then walk on as far as the Platschjoch ridge. Return to your starting point along the same route.
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,886 m
Lowest point
1,791 m
Best time of year
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Coordinates:
DD
46.847630, 11.305189
DMS
46°50'51.5"N 11°18'18.7"E
UTM
32T 675748 5190812
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Coordinates

DD
46.847630, 11.305189
DMS
46°50'51.5"N 11°18'18.7"E
UTM
32T 675748 5190812
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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
easy
Distance
5.4 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
100 m
Descent
145 m
Highest point
1,886 m
Lowest point
1,791 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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