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Snowshoeing

Snowshoe hike: Cappella del bosco/Waldkapelle Chapel - Baita del Cacciatore/Jägerhütte Mountain Hut - Sesto

Snowshoeing · Hochpustertal
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Distance 13.8 km
4:30 h
634 m
512 m
1,830 m
1,175 m
Long and therefore quite difficult snow shoe tour. Until Cappella del Bosco/Waldkapelle chapel (2,5 h). Until Baita del Cacciatore/Jägerhütte hut (4 h). Descent to Sesto/Sexten (2 h) and return by bus to San Candido/Innichen. 
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difficult
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Highest point
1,830 m
Lowest point
1,175 m
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Coordinates:
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46.728635, 12.281626
DMS
46°43'43.1"N 12°16'53.9"E
UTM
33T 292294 5178598
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Getting there

You can reach Innichen / San Candido easily by train, by bus or by car. Please contact the Tourist Info Innichen / San Candido to get information about timetables and free parking areas.

Coordinates

DD
46.728635, 12.281626
DMS
46°43'43.1"N 12°16'53.9"E
UTM
33T 292294 5178598
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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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
difficult
Distance
13.8 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
634 m
Descent
512 m
Highest point
1,830 m
Lowest point
1,175 m
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1600 m 1800 m
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