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Walking tour with snowshoes - Lago di Braies/ Pragser Wildsee - Val di Foresta/ Grünwaldtal

Snowshoeing · Hochpustertal
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  • Lago di Braies/ Pragser Wildsee - Val di Foresta/ Grünwaldtal
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moderate
Distance 2.2 km
1:00 h
118 m
18 m
Escursion of average difficulty along the right shore of Lago di Braies/ Pragser Wildsee and enjoy the beautiful view of the Croda del Becco Mountain/ Seekofel until the Val Foresta/ Grünwaldtal valley. Starting point: Lago di Braies/ Pragser Wildsee (1,494 m) Arrival: Val Foresta/ Grünwaldtal- Baita del Cacciatore/ Jägerhütte (1,750 m)
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,590 m
Lowest point
1,493 m

Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.697837, 12.083847
DMS
46°41'52.2"N 12°05'01.8"E
UTM
33T 277056 5175717
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Getting there

Valley entrance Braies/ Prags - road junction to Lago di Braies/ Pragser Wildsee - continue until Lago di Braies/ Pragser Wildsee.

Coordinates

DD
46.697837, 12.083847
DMS
46°41'52.2"N 12°05'01.8"E
UTM
33T 277056 5175717
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
moderate
Distance
2.2 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
118 m
Descent
18 m
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Morning
1600 m 1800 m
Afternoon

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