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Snowshoeing

Snowshoe hike to the Kanzel mountain station

Snowshoeing · Vinschgau
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    Photo: Micheal Meusburger, Sulden, Ortlergebiet
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easy
Distance 3.4 km
1:40 h
500 m
5 m
2,344 m
1,844 m
A hike from the civil defence centre in Sulden to the mountain station on Kanzel.
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,344 m
Lowest point
1,844 m

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Coordinates:
DD
46.524804, 10.589747
DMS
46°31'29.3"N 10°35'23.1"E
UTM
32T 621928 5153587
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Turn-by-turn directions

With the village of Sulden/Solda as your backdrop, you embark on a gentle ascent through pine forests, larch forests and Alpine pastures as you follow trail no. 12 to Kanzel mountain station. In this unique spot, you can enjoy South Tyrolean classics such as smoked ham, Schüttelbrot crispbread and Gewürztraminer wine while savouring the view of the Ortler, Zebru and Königsspitze mountains in all their glory.

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all notes on protected areas

Getting there

From Spondinig/Spondigna via Stilfserjoch pass road SS 38 to Gomagoi, then left to Sulden.

Coordinates

DD
46.524804, 10.589747
DMS
46°31'29.3"N 10°35'23.1"E
UTM
32T 621928 5153587
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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
3.4 km
Duration
1:40 h
Ascent
500 m
Descent
5 m
Highest point
2,344 m
Lowest point
1,844 m
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