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Snowshoeing

Snowshoewalk in Vallunga/Langental

Snowshoeing · Val Gardena Dolomites
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m 1750 1700 1650 1600 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
easy
Distance 2.8 km
2:30 h
169 m
2 m

The Vallunga is the entrance to the Naturepark Puez - Odle. It lasts a few km and it's in the middle of woods and mountains. The valley has a flair of quiteness and calm and everybody can enjoy it during a walk in the valley.

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
0 m
Lowest point
1,618 m

Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.563998, 11.773452
DMS
46°33'50.4"N 11°46'24.4"E
UTM
32T 712558 5160451
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Turn-by-turn directions

Vallunga is situated in the Nature Park of the Puez – Odle. It provides a magnificent scenery for snowshoe walkers. Starting point of the hike is the car park in Vallunga. It goes quite flat with no particular differences in height until the end of the valley. Therefore it’s suitable for everybody. The snow-shoe path is marked, but it is also possible to sit through the white coat its own track. During this migration, you will walk along some culturally monuments which shapes the life in the village like the ruins of Wolkenstein, the chapel of Silvester and the Way of the Cross with hand-carved stations.

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Getting there

From Selva - Val Gardena follow the signs to Vallunga

Coordinates

DD
46.563998, 11.773452
DMS
46°33'50.4"N 11°46'24.4"E
UTM
32T 712558 5160451
w3w 
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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
  • Blister 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 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
2.8 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
169 m
Descent
2 m
1600 m 1800 m
Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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